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My monitor light is on, screen is blank. Monitor has worked for years, suddenly I cannot get anything to show up. Screen is black. I have tried restarting the computer, disconnecting and reconnecting the cables, and restarting router. What else can I try?

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  • webebrooks Jul 19, 2009

    My monitor is a BENQ-model FP731

  • Buddy Mcsparrin May 11, 2010

    What brand and model monitor do you have? Buddy

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Try another known good monitor. If it works then you know your old monitor has died. If the known good does not work then it could be a graphics card issue. Also check your monitor cable to make sure it is not cracked or any broken pins on either end. Also check to see if cable has possibly come loose on either end. Hope this helps you out.

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