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LCD monitor? More than 2 years old?
If yes, then read on: Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply (they should be replaced in a set), blown fuses; poor solder joints, failed inverter circuits (blown fuse, shorted transistors, shorted/open transformers), bad lamps (poor solder connections or worn out lamps). You will need to open it up and inspect the inside, see example of failed monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/ Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.
First place to look will be the power supply section, look for bad caps (bulging tops or bottom seals), the post back what you see so we can guide you further for direction such as voltage checking, see example of failed monitors due to bead caps: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
Welcome to FixYa! The default power saving feature is turning the monitor off. To change the settings go to the Desktop>Right click on it>Properties>Settings and you will see power saving settings where you can choose "Never turn off" or a longer time interval. These settings can also be found in your Control Panel for all of the Power Saving features for the computer, monitor and hard drive. Steve
This is very common problem and is heat/age related, but It can happen to monitors that are no more than a year old. It is usually bad capacitors on on power inverter board. I just fixed two monitors with this problem. This problem is common across all brands. Look for several radial capacitors in a cluster on the power inverter board. If some are bulging or have a slightly domed top, they are the ones that are bad. I usually replace all the capacitors in this small cluster because some may be marginal. This is easy to do if you have a bit of electronics skill.