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Turns off and on by itself

Its as if it has a life of its own.
Symptoms are:
1) The monitor seems to want to turn itself off after 1 second of being turned back on.
2) i turn it on, it turns itself off
3) Sometimes when i just let it do its thing, it turns itself back on, for more than 1 second (ranging from 2 seconds to 10 minutes).
4) user (i) have no control of the monitor
5) After it turns itself off, i can press the menu or the auto button on the monitor, and it'll turn on, but it turns itself back off at will.

i've checked my pc for viruses and any other baddies. No issues.
i've checked all the connections - no issues
Help!! i got the monitor about a year or so ago.

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Re: Turns off and on by itself

When the monitor does work, are you able to see image very well? If so, then check the monitors conection to the PC. Look into the plug itself, are any of the pins bent?
If a computer monitor does not see a connection, or is not getting video feed, it will shut itself off to save power.
Could also be as simple as a bad cord on the monitor as well.

If not, then it could be the computer resolution set too high. To fix that, reboot in safe mode (hit F8 during boot) and change screen rez while in that mode.

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Re: Turns off and on by itself

Ok so its connected to your pc?
check settings on the monitor itself [if you'restill able to do that]
disconnect all your usb devices restart your computer and try again.

Is it in a cold room ? that might be the problem.

Is it in the same powerbar as your computer ?
I'm not sure but if your power outlet where you connect it is simply looped to the rest that are in use [lazy electrician] then it might turn off because a power shortage.

Good luck

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Re: Turns off and on by itself

The problem is caused by bounce in power buton.
For the repair replace by a new one.

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