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Monitor is blank but green light is on

When monitor is turned on the power light turns green but the screen is blank. i had it checked by a repairman -- whom i think repairs TV monitors really -- and he said the problem has something to do with the system and he can't do anything about it? It would be nice if this could be repaired because I really like this monitor because it has built in mic among other things, but if it will cost more than getting a new one then ...

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Re: monitor is blank but green light is on

If you disconnect the data cable while the monitor is on, you should get a red and cyan message telling you to check the cable, that assures you that the problem does not coming from the monitor, instead check th video card.

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