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My (dell) laptop monitor turns off automatically when i plug my powercable into it. It just turns black. if I move the mouse I know that thecomputer is still responding, but the screen won't show me anything have same problem thought i had it fixed once but then it crashed and i dont rember how i fixed it last time it is not a power problem i think it is a DELL problem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    DELL LATITUDE SHOT OFF THE SCREN WHEN I PLUG THE POWER CORD/THE SCREN GOES BLACK AFTER A FEW MINUTES OF POWER.

  • ninapooh May 17, 2009

    Dell Inspiron 1521 - I have the same issue with my laptop, but it happens when it's plugged up or unplugged. It just goes black and i have to flip it closed, it goes to sleep and I flip it open and it comes back on but for only two minutes and then black again . . . how do I change the video card? Please help me, thank you!



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Dell problem is right. Try these two things. Reset your video card, and your memory this should work if it doesnt then replace the video card. If this helped please rate thank you.

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Go to the control panel and check your power settings. You probably have something set up for monitor off when plugged in ti 120 volts.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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