Question about Northgate -BLK Black 17" CRT 0.24mm (H) x 0.27mm (V) Monitor

1 Answer


My monitor was on, and I was using the computer; I walked away and when I returned, I saw that my screen was black. My first thought was that the power had failed. I checked the power supply and there was no problem. There was no power problem. I turned the power on and off, it made the normal startup sound, and I could log in, from memory, I know the procedure. I checked the connection and power and outside for obvious damage, I cannot find a reason. Another monitor connects to the computer and works successfully.

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 63 Answers

First of all go for monitor self test. disconnect your monitor cable from the back of ur CPU and turn on ur monitor, if you see some colour(red, blue, green etc) boxes in any shape that means your monitor is fine, make sure colours are not hazy. If this succeeds that check the pins of the monitor connector, make sure pins are not bent or broken. Just Give it a try ... Cheers!!

Posted on Jan 23, 2007

  • Harish Gopalani
    Harish Gopalani Jan 23, 2007

    I was also facing this same problem and i got it resolved by doing these tests, what i found was one of the pins on the connector was bent, i fixed it on my own with the great support from Qresolve team. If you want you can also contact them at and no#
    gud luck .. cheers



1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

LG M197WDP, used as a monitor with a Windows 7 computer. Intermittently the monitor goes black for 15 to 20 seconds then the picture returns. I have checked drivers etc all up to date. Anyone able to

Could be a hardware issue, If the screen has a power light, does it change coulor (often green to orange) when the problem happens. If so its the screen inst getting any signal. It could be a connector or cable.

Nov 01, 2014 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Black screen

The problem could be in the Monitor, Computer or Cable. Did you try to connect another monitor or can you try to connect another computer (maybe a laptop) to that monitor?
It's important to understand where to start.

Nov 09, 2007 | ViewSonic E70fb (Black) 17 in.CRT...

1 Answer

How do I align screen using Vista? I have a broad black band near the center of the screen that I can't move.

Connect a different monitor. If that BLACK-BAR goes away, then try the monitor on a different computer. If the BLACK-BAR is present on both computers, then the monitor is the problem.

Apr 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Computer was on, screensaver is from my photo file - it was running. I moved the mouse to get back to the screen I had previously been on, walked away for a minute, came back, the screen was black. ...

Windows 8 especially and sometime Windows 10 may have a black screen during an update for over 15 minutes with no indication that anything is happening.

Try complete power down by holding the power key for 10 full seconds. Consider unplugging power for a few seconds after that as well.

Re-connect power, press power button to turn on the computer then if the screen goes blank, give it a half hour before looking for another solution... it may come back to you.

Nov 06, 2017 | Sharp LL T19D1-B (Black) 19" LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Kogi L9CH monitor - black screen

return for a replacement, the screen is broken

Sep 13, 2009 | Kogi L9CH 19" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

2 Answers

I have black spots on my monitor screen that seem to multiplying.

I hate to say it, but that's fatal qqb012.gif

The black dot will just grow until the rest of the screen fades.

It is pixels dieing in the monitor

Jul 22, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

ViewSonic VG170m 19 in. flat screen monitor

plug it in at the back of the monotor.....i left my connector undone and it fell out a LITTLE bit on one side of the connection and all i got was a blank screen also.

good luck

Feb 11, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Blank Screen

It's very likely that the LCd "inverter" is bad. This is a module that provides the high voltages needed to light the 4 cold-cathode lamps that provide the white backlight. Search for other samsung problems with inverter and you should find several. The one I saw was for 17" LCDs and the 204T is probably using a different module. Should be able to find replacement online, but be prepared to take the monitor back cover off, with tiny screws and connectors.

Sep 09, 2007 | Samsung SyncMaster 204t 20.1" Flat Panel...

1 Answer

FPD 1760 Flat screen monitor

Take a flashlight and shine it at the LCD screen while after it goes black. If you can see the screen images still then your backlight is the problem. Let us know what the results are and please don't forget to rate this post.

Feb 05, 2007 | Gateway FPD1760 17" LCD Monitor

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

75 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Northgate Computers & Internet Experts

Lee Eismann

Level 2 Expert

88 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Tom Chichester

Level 3 Expert

40418 Answers

Are you a Northgate Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides