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My screen isn't coming on, stuck in power save mode

It's connected okay, button is green for couple of seconds then changes to orange. It's been happening over last couple of weeks, normally comes on after a few minutes with turning it on/off etc but yesterday and today took over an hour before the screen appeared. It's driving me mad!!! any ideas would be welcome

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I had another person say the same thing your not the only one what you have to do is unplug the computer and unplug the screen from the computer and the socket then plug the computer back in and not the screen turn the computer on and then plug the screen into the socket first then into the computer. And if that doesn't work then try a different screen in the computer and check the pins at the end of the screen lead are all straight if that doesn't work then i have not got a clue.

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