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Screen is black and power button gone amber colour.if you press buttons on monitor it says,in power safe mode press any key or move mouse. when you do this nothing happens

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Restart the computer and turn off power save mode. If this is vista the power save mode has a lot of problems and can cause things like this to happen.

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Your monitor is not seeing a signal from your PC and thus is going into power save mode. Check/reattach the cable from the PC. If you still have no image, try connecting the monitor to a working PC and rebooting. If there is still no image, your monitor has failed. If there is an image, your PC video card is not working. Could be a virus attack has corrupted the driver. Reinstall the driver. If that doesn't solve the problem, replace the video card and install it's driver.

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