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Samsung monitor My monitor is randomly shuting off.....the green light goes off and the only way to get it back is to un plug the unit and start over......I did try and plug the monitor in by itself and it stays on 'searching' for a computer so that tells me the power is consistent, right?? FYI, I checked all my settings and nothing has changed...been a good system for >3 years!!!!!!

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Try to plug the monitor into another computer and see if the problem reappears.

If the problem reappears - you have a monitor failure...if not, try checking the monitor connection at the computer side for bent pins or loose video card in your computer and test again.

Lastly, make sure your computer is not coming out of hibernation power mode (control panel, power settings etc).

Hope this helps!

Posted on Mar 14, 2008

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