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Comes on tries to boot up then monitor goes black, and computer flashes red indicator light on front. I even switched monitors, it does the same thing. I work for a very small non profit getting homeless men off the street, and I need my computer to be operational. Thanks

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Mostly this problem occurs due to dust, remove the RAM from cpmputer slot rub its notches with plain paper and reinsert it in same or another slot.

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If you are in situation one, then the monitor will reset just unplugging power cord for one or two hours,sometimes even minutes.

If you are in situation 2 , then there is an internal fault.

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Comment by ohms, posted on Jun 19, 2008Oh one more thing, if the monitor still exhibits same issue after setting your Power Options as displayed above,

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Yep u got it ! warranty or new monitor

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