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Side Buttons - Not Responding (wrong input?)

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I have a 19' Gateway FPD1960 Flat panel. It's been working great for over 2 years until last night, in the middle of use, I was checking what inputs it had by slightly tilting the monitor, when I set it back down and powered it up, the light went blue, the No Signal RGB Dialog came up, then the monitor light went orange. This is now happening every time I push the power. It seems to me that I bumped the Input button on the right side of the monitor and it's stuck on the DVI input or something. I can't do anything about this however due to the buttons not doing anything at all (no menu, no response from Input button).

The monitor is still being recognized by my computer, it shows up as a display device, and I can extend my desktop to it (it even knows the model number) when the monitor is On (blue light or orange light).

Please help! I need to get this fixed today! thanks

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  • Cawin Jan 28, 2008

    They buttons click and seem physically responsive, just no actual response...

    Any other ideas?

  • Cawin Jan 29, 2008

    Hey, thanks for the help, it's still not working however.

    There is no problem with the lamp or anything of that nature, as I stated earlier, the No Signal R G B comes up.

    After some experimenting, I've found that the DVI port is full functional but the VGA is not. Curious...

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These buttons can stick, when you press the buttons do they click
if not then it is stuck in.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

  • Karl Whisenand
    Karl Whisenand Jan 29, 2008

    no matter what input its in, the diagnostics will show.

    Unplug the video cable and turn on the monitor ,

    anything?

    If nothing you may have killed or loosend a connection to the lamps.

    if you hold it at a angle under a bright light do you see the desktop.


  • Karl Whisenand
    Karl Whisenand Jan 29, 2008

    About the only thing you can do is open it and trace that side cable. they usually push in and can easily be pulled out.

    likley the tack wasn't strong enough.

    Some open from the back but most you remove the bezel first, it should unsnap easilly.

    try not to put any pressure on the lcd as it will leave black marks forever.

    Not many folks work on panels yet except laptop guys.


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