Ok, I boot my PC , turn on the monitior and the green light flashes and continues to flash green as if looking for a signal from the PC.
Then after waiting anything between 20min and 2 hours it powers on as usual and goes to orange light standby mode.
It can then be turned off and on with no problem, untill it is left off over night again, and the cycle starts over.
It's an excellent monitor and in otherwise perfect condition, so any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Sony CPD E500 - Power On from cold problem
As u told ur monitor is excellent only... it is in good condition no problem will be there ... may be there is problem with the operating system just try reinstalling it... ur problem will be solved...
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just unplug the signal cable and see if it shows a warning! if it shows then the monitor is in some working condition! this problem mainly is not the monitors problem its the systems problem, it seem as if the system is in standby when u on it right??? it happens when the processor doesn't get supply or it refuses to come on! you will see that the red hdd load led will not light when u start the CPU; just open the CPU and unplug the smps from the board and blow the pins to clean them up and re-fix it and see it will work. if still it doesn't work try some other smps it will work!
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try to start your pc in safemode with vga mode with thjis faulty monitor
hope you know how to do it
start pc (powerr on)
then continuously press F8 key then it will show you boot menu
select safemode with command prompt
then if it show desktop on screen this means your monitor is having problem with resolution try to downgrade your monitor's resolution
rightclik on desktopgo to properties
here you can find screen resolution make it to 800X 600 just for one time
then restart your pc it will auto select proper screen resolution
Is the green flashing on the tower or the monitor?
If it is flashing on the monitor, then it might be tht the monitor is not gettign signal from the tower.
To check, disconnect the monitor from the tower and check the monitor. If you get a msg on the screen like no input signal or check video cable, then 99% monitor is fine.
Check for the power supply light at the back of the tower.
Disconnect everything from the computer and then press and hold the power button on the comp for about 30 seconds.
Then connect the cables and check if it is working.
Sounds like you have a bad connection from your monitor to your computer. First check and make sure the connection between them is tight. Does your computer boot up and run though? If your computer is not booting up the monitor will default back to the flashing green power light