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Black screen not booting

At first I would be working on my computer and suddenly the monitor would go black and the power indicator light would go off but the hard drive light would stay on, now when I turn on my computer the power light comes on and the hard drive light comes on but no data is being sent to the monitor and after a few seconds the hard drive light goes out but the power light stays on.The cooling fan continues to run.

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Check both your power and video connections to the monitor, sounds more like a monitor power issue.
if the connections appear ok, but screen still blank, try connecting a known good working monitor from somewhere else and see if it works with your pc, if it does, your original monitor is faulty, if it doesn't, you have a pc video issue.

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