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My new monitor turns on then goes blank after a few seconds.

After continuously turning my monitor on and off (this can't be good for it) for about three minutes it will finally show what's on the screen without going dark. If I leave it and the screen saver comes on it will do the same thing. Is this a power issue, hardware issue or possibly software issue?

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  • Frank Doll
    Frank Doll May 11, 2010

    Is your monitor a flat screen? CRT monitors somtimes have a power issue when going to sleep and awake etc... Most flat panels don't. Video cards must be seated correctly in their slot and the driver should be updated to the latest one. Just something to try without any info from you.

  • c r
    c r May 11, 2010

    what type pc, operating system? for how long has problem persisted? provide as much info as you can on the hardware. (belarc advisor is good to get hardware info). type belarc advisor into the search box.

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It sounds like a power issue OR weak signal. If you use an extension cable on your monitor cable this can couse the problem.

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