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Blinking green light with no display

I have had My FPD 1530 monitor for about 2 years, just recently when I turn on the computer the monitor display will not work.  I know that there is power to the monitor because of the green flashing light.  I have checked and rechecked all the connections they are fine.  I changed to a different monitor and it works fine.  I then changed the cables, still with no luck.  Any suggestions?

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Re: Blinking green light with no display

Sometimes u might think that the monitor have problem... but its not... its the vcard... try this 1, hope it works... open the casing of your cpu.."dnt be afraid ro open it as long as its unplug"... now get the card.. use a pencil eraser to clean the coper line on it.. then put it back to the cpu... turn on your computer.. and it will work... u can also do it if your computer keeps on rebooting.. u also need to clean your computer every month. sometimes the card was not recognized or read bcoz it has a mole.... hope my simple tricks work for u guys...

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Had same problem and read the posts about discarding the monitor and get a new one. then I realized that may be the dvi connection on the monitor may be malfunctioning. Lucky me the monitor had the option for vga connection. So I connected the computer to the vga port of the monitor through an adaptor (dvi-vga) and voila. The monitor is back on again.

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Re: Blinking green light with no display

Have you tried connecting this monitor to another computer?

Have you tried resetting the BIOS? That should reset any problem the video driver for the monitor maybe facing.  

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