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My monitor turns itself on and off with no prompting

I have an IBM P96 model monitor. Every few minutes, it will rapidly turn itself on and off. i have tried resetting the refresh rate to different levels, but it still does the same thing. It seems to be happening when I leave my mouse idle for around 15 to 20 seconds. This is highly irritating and I really don't want to have to buy a new monitor. Any ideas as to what this is?

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Go into the control panel and check the system settings. You might have it set to turn the monitor off after a low number of seconds of use. If you have it set for 30 seconds, if you don't use the keyboard or mouse for 30 seconds, the monitor will shut off. When you start to use it again, it will come back on.

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