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Monitor is black. Press power on monitor/screen shows for 1 sec

Computer is left on 24 hours per day. Dell XPS400 with Dell A5501 screen. Three years old. Was working fine. Suddenly screen looked darker and then went blank. Press the power button on monitor and screen flashes on for 1 sec and then goes black.

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  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    I have the same problem with 20 in monitor

  • potter3 Jan 06, 2009

    My 17" Dell monitor (Dimension 2400 pc package) does the same. However, if I push down ******* the top of the monitor a few times, I can get it to come to life. But the issue returns everytime the pc is turned on after a period of being turned off. I have given up using any power saving settings because this was happening many times during the day and even while doing email or using the web.

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We have the same problem and think that the monitor may be getting too warm with staying on all of the time. Try to turn off the monitor when you arent using it. It might save you some time while you look for another monitor.

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You will need a new monitor screen. I have had two screens go on me recently and what you describes normally happens

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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