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Dell 1704 FPTt monitor goes black after about 20 min

My monitor goes black after about 20 min anything I can look for?

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Re: Dell 1704 FPTt monitor goes black after about 20 min

Go to Start, Control Panel, Power Options and change your monitor setting to never turn off. If you do leave your monitor on all the time then you should set up a screen saver.

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Dell 1704 monitor goes to black screen after one

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Ok so that im clear on the problem. your monitor will come on but in a matter of seconds it goes to a black screen?
If this is the problem. The answers you seek will most likely
be in your video card.
Try this test:
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