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Prolite e481s screen turned itself off cannot get it to power up. Checked cables fine then changed electric cable still no power. it just turned itself off.

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The computer could not read your copy of Windows from your disk-drive.

Either:
* there is no electrical power getting to the disk-drive (check the power cable)
* the "data" cable between the motherboard and the disk-drive is faulty or not-connected (check it)
* the power-supply in your computer is not supplying power to the disk-drive (try different power-supply)
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I had this same problem, it was a blown capacitor on the power board, its easy to replace. The problem is getting to it, the case is nearly imposable to get apart. I replaced it and it works now, save now that the colors are messed up, don't know if that was my doing or electrical damage to the monitor control board.

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I moved my home office desk a few days ago. I properly powered down my computer and unplugged everything. When I reconnected everything, the computer won't power up.


1 - Make sure you have power to the outlet you plugged the computer into. 2 - Make sure all of the cables plugged into the back of the computer are firmly seated / attached.
3 - Check that the switch on the back of the computer (usually quite near the power cord) is turned on.

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Disconnect the Power cable / A/c adapter/Battery from computer.
Disconnect External peripherials.
Hold down the power button on the computer for 10 seconds.
Reconnect the power cable or A/c adapter and battery or the computer
Try to turn on the computer
check for Led's on the computer
If still no display ,shut down the computer,disconnect power cable.
Open the computer tower,remove memory modules,reconnect power cable and turn on the computer.If you get a beeping sound after turning on you should be getting beeping sound suggesting the mother board is not bad.Turn on the computer and disconnect power cable from computer.
Reseat 1 memory at a time if you have 2 memory module or if single memory module reseat in different memory slot,swap memory module.
Reconnect the power cable and turn on the computer if it boots to desktop possible issue with 1 of the memory module.
Disconnect the harddrive ide cable from the harddrive .Turn on the computer.
If still unable to power on .Shutdown the computer and disconnect power cable.Remove video card,sound card ,modem card if any .Connect just the vga cable from monitor to the integrated video port.
Connect power cable and turn on the computer.
If computer turns on possible issue with one of PCI or PCI express card.
If still unable to power on.Disconnect the power connector pin from the motherboard and reconnect it back.Turn on the computer check power power led on motherboard,also check if the processor fan is spinning. if no go then issue with motherboard.

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Check to see that there are no machine BIOS settings that could affect the monitor. Normally, the bios controls display until the OS takes over. If your XP screen after bootup looks fine, I don't see how you have a problem with your monitor setup under Windows.

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-Orange light on Power-up button stays lit. -No Video, just black screen. using AGP Video card TNT 32mb / Model CT5823 I've replaced the battery, double checked the cables, Power supply is good. Gatew


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Hello Richard.

Make sure that the monitor cables are properly connected when the colors change sometimes is related bacause the connector to the PC is lose (or at the monitor). If the problem persists, try with the power cable.

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Prolite e435s iiyama screen


Hello,

Monitor screens will have color tints when any of pins of the VGA connector is damaged or bent(I assume you are using a 15 pin VGA connection :) ) Please remove the monitor connector cable and check if you have bent or damaged pin at either side of the cable.

If it does not resolves the issue, replace any devices or equipments that may have electro magnetic fields like an UPS from the premises of the monitor.

Also, you can try resetting monitor. All the monitor will have an option for reset in the Menu.

Hope this works!
Good Luck

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