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We hooked up my laptop to our maxent plasma monitor/TV. It was working fine. I left for a short amount of time and when i returned, i lost picture. We have since discovered that we are able to get sound, but no picture. Comments: Jul 25, 2009 - as instructed, i turned off the monitor and waited for a good while before turning back on. There is still no picture. When the cable box is turned on, we can hear audio - but there is still no picture. Part of the problem is we can not know what input we are on (besides from cable-AV1 because of sound) as there is no picture. My guess is that when my computer went to "hibernate" it put the picture to "sleep" as well. This is only my educated guess. Again, i want to be clear that it was working fine. We had the picture on the laptop and on the monitor (50" plasma Maxent HDTV monitor). I left the room for a while and upon my return we had lost picture to the monitor. Is there perhaps a setting that I need to adjust on my laptop? Please advise... Charles

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U my have put the tv in shut down mode get your book that came with the tv and look for instrue on that tip always keep your plasms in the coolest spot in the room you wnnt them to stay cool heat stressess the gasses never hook up vides games to your tv also u only get about 3000 hrs before it needs expxnerxrepair hope this helps

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Charles189 there was one more item that I did not ask you about. If you had not already tried it make sure that you turn off your laptop and disconnect the RGB cable you had used to connect it with. Some monitors will blank out if there is a connector in place without a signal coming from it.

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