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HP Monitor goes into sleep mode

I have a HP monitor about 2 years old that will just go into sleep mode for no reason.  We upgraded the video card about three months ago.

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  • homy Dec 31, 2007

    My monitor goes blank after 2 seconds. any ideas?

  • mynameismred Feb 16, 2008

    Intermittantly "Monitor goeing to sleep" followed by complete system auto reboot sometimes works ok sometimes reboots again



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Problem of monitor sreen going black in 5-10 secs is generally dry solder joints around the inverter transformer on the inverter PCB.

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Pavilion p7-1148 PC with HP2301 monitor goes to sleep during boot up

hello anon..
why not test the monitor on another PC to prove which box is bad
the mon or Pc.
simple no?
NO OS stated. be nice to know which of 20 OS it is. Windows something is my wild guess. but there are so many, now.

the monitor will always tell you no sig ,
one PC first. this gets the VGA chip alive first. with all sigs
then turn on the Monitor ,if those sigs are missing the monitor always tells you they are, and will not lie to you.
that monitor is newer. not relic, and new monitors never do self sleep like in year 2002. there is no internal sleep on your monitor
it only sleeps on DEMAND, from PC VGA card (lets to VGA ok>?)
simple is easier to troubleshoot.
the 2 sync lines do the sleep mode per VESA spec.

I bet the monitor tests prefectly on any other PC.
I bet.
so lets go from that fact, and work the PC end. make sense?
ok so the VGA chip is BAD.
right, but what can make it bad even when not BAD really.
answer lots, but wait , ive no idea at all what you have.
p7-1148 PC is a desktop

and many desktops , vast, have 2 video chips
one on the MOBO and one in the PCI slot.
i cant see your Desktop rear so must go wild guessing now.
the first thing i do with any older PC is clean all that lint out.
after all if the VGA chip overheats or CPU they shut down.
all do. every one. made does that overheated.

HP has full support page on this nice PC. Decktops are my joy.

im reading your product spec, now. online at hp
it tells me this PC comes with many options video cards etc.
so Ill not guess now. that. (I open the case and look is what I do)
it has option HDMI card there, ? does yours?>

here is your graphic page

Integrated video is not available if a graphics card is installed.
  • Radeon HD 6370D, 6410D, 6530D or 6550D Graphics (model dependent based on processor)
  • Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards
  • Two DVI-D ports (Both ports can be used at the same time)
the above means, that you are using ON BOARD VGA or
the VGA Card.
which is it , the one you use is failing.
if a card remove it and use the OTHER VGA JACK (onboard)
test that.

so open the case per online manual.
see 2 fans, make them clean,
make heat sinks lint free.
now that it has Fresh air we see if the PSU works.
if the PSU is ok,
diagnosis is serial process, i check the coin cell on each i touch.
after lint removed. 2.9vdc min, new is 3.3vdc.
then i gander at that PCI video card, is the aux power jack fell off?
black yellow wire set, if present , all fast cards have that.
then the video card GPU chip see that, see if the heat sink on it is clean? and i fitted with a fan does said fan work?
like that.
beyond that , is more test, ill stop here, most here fear opening case.
see upgrading guide here, for access to pc,

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HP W2007 + Xbox 360 = Constant Sleep Mode

the monitor is bad
if it will not power on,
or show NOSIG< with XBOX on then turned off the monitor must show NOSIG>
why not test the monitor on any pc made even laptops VGA jacks works, so that works, its not the monitor.
and bad xbox video caused. but is not it. as you said.
the menu needs sync lines active. to pops the OSD button menu.
so the monitor is bad.

or the cable.

what is w2007, lets see.?
its old. at 1680 x 1050 @ 60 Hz

this old monitor runs CCFL lamps.]
im shocked it glows at all up to now.
ever do flash light trick test?
see got data, but no back light, CFFL is dead.

HP W2007
users guide last page.
This HP product contains mercury in the fluorescent lamp
in the display LCD that might
require special handling at

that means CCFL died, also all do, soon.
(as short as 2 years, full time , they die. 20k hours)
out of your service manual it shows.
ccfl-wcj1avqu0msqxnqr1cdquwfl-1-0.jpg what any running pc connected the OSD menu most work
not in sleep mode.
if there is sinc, H/V pins active
that OSD must work or the blacklamp is dead
use flashlight see, there is data there, see?


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you meant w2238w , right, you left off the w?
circa 2006 monitor, 11 years old.?

if the monitor fails on 2 PC, the monitor is bad ! ok, do that...
push the monitor menu buttton, connected to a running PC.
if the OSD is dead, , (on screen display , menu button front of monitor)
that means the monitor is dead, CCFL tubes are bad.
cold cathod florescient laml tubes all day this old.
the menu button can be in lock mode, hold the button for 10 seconds, and it unlocks
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