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No Display on Monitor (Princeton VL1917)

The monitor has been working fine. I connected it to my laptop and set it to display both on laptop screen and external vga screen. Worked for a while, then monitor was blank. Now, no display even when connected directly to desktop. When monitor is first turned on, very brief flash of screen, then blank. Is there a setting that would cause this? Any suggestions on a fix?
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~Marc

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Try leave it for some time and try it again to the PC, when you connected it to the laptop it must have auto configs it selfself too suit the laptops resolution.

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