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Pc screen goes black green light stays on

Hi my pc screen goes blank after random times.could be 5 mins or 10 mins but monitor is still on green light i have taken out all cards replaced ram loaded fail safe bios settings replaced monitor the fan is running ok i am trying to re install windows but screen keeps going blacl.if i leave it and reboot after 10 mins it starts from where it left off but goes again in 5 mins.i did notice when screen goes black the orange light below power light on front of pc goes orange and stays orange.please help as this is driving me is an I MEDIA 6185 packard bell many thanks andy

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Re: pc screen goes black green light stays on

I have the same problem for my Dell Diamention 5150.
It happen in Dec 07. Suspect the CPU heat related or one of the capacitor problem. Not yet solve.

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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Re: pc screen goes black green light stays on

Well since you seem to have tried a bunch of thing why nor go a bit more and replace your video card. Below is a link to your PC:

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