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Not sure what her (my Mom)computer is besides being a Compaq Presario and the monitor came with the computer. But never had a problem then one day the left side of screen is dark. What is wrong LED does not blow out like other lights.

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Hi Lori,
You're correct, LED's do not blow out like other lights, but they do go bad. It sounds like the left side LED has burned out.
You can try to hook it up to another computer and see if it does the same thing. If it's still dark, the moniitor needs to be replaced.
If it works on a different computer, reconnect it to your Moms computer and make sure that it is securely fastened to the video connector on the Motherboard, or Video Card if one has been installed. Also, check to see if it securely attached to the back of the monitor.
Hope this helps,
Please Rate
Thanks,
Gary

Posted on Jul 10, 2013

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Do you see the BIOS splash screen or anything?
Try booting into safe mode by pressing F* as soon as you power on the computer. If the monitor works, then it is a bad driver. Roll back to a previous restore point, boot to last known good coonfiguration. Last Known good configuration is available from the same as the safe mode screen.

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No, I would approach it a different way, with the diagnostic LED's that are blinking.

Indication is that the Power Supply has a weak Voltage power rail. If you test the 12 Volt power rail, I think you'll find it's less than 11 Volts.
(11 to 13 is okay. Less than 11 requires a Power Supply replacement)

You can test with an economical multimeter, (Usually $5 to $12), or an economical power supply tester.

One example, http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5250576&CatId=5471

Or, you can substitute the power supply in the computer now, with a KNOWN to be Good, Compatible power supply, for a test unit.

[Compatible being:
1) Right size and shape of case. The cas is approximately 6 inches Long, 6 inches Wide, and 3-1/2 inches Tall.
It is an ATX style of Power Supply.

2.Has the correct power cables, and the correct amount of power cables. If there are more power cables than needed, they are tied up out of the way with zip ties ]

May sound a little far fetched, but I have known people to have computers with a KNOWN to be good Power Supply, that are sitting around, and no longer being used. The Power Supply is borrowed for a test unit.

Generally, the cause of computer failure can be attributed to the inside of the computer, and the inside of the Power Supply is dirty.

The Power Supply has two cooling components.
One being the Fan, the other are Heatsink's used inside the Power Supply.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switched-mode_power_supply

Once the cooling components are coated with gunk, the cooling capacity drops tremendously.
Heat = Wasted Energy

The more heat, the more the Power Supply strains to keep up with the call for power.
Eventually components inside the Power Supply fail, and the Power Supply fails.

The second cause of Power Supply failure is that it is a low quality unit, and low quality components are used inside.

Next are Power Surges, lightning strikes, and brownouts.

To summerize:
I believe you'll find you have a bad Power Supply.
If you wish to test it with a multimeter simply state in a Comment.
(Upper right of your page)

If you wish help in finding a replacement unit, also let me know.

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