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Monitor Cuts Off After 5 seconds

I have a View sonic monitor that starts up OK then it says it will shut off in 5 seconds. I can't get it to stay on long enough to change anything.. perhaps its in a "sleep" mode or E'energy saver" mode of some sort. How do I remedy this?

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  • jazvic May 11, 2010

    when this happen?? when the system is starting ??

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Hi...
do one thing dear ....start ur comp and press F8 key for sometime...it will show u start mode ,select enable vga mode from their and start ur comp..then remove your vga driver and unplug your monitor from ur pc...then press and hold ur menu and select key in your monitor for some time.it will reset ur monitor setting...

then connct ur monitor to ur pc and again reinstall ur vga driver..and keep working

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