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When it's turned on, the light on my monitor blinks but the screen doesn't display anything. Why might this be happening, and how can I fix it? Monitor will go on for a split second, then screen will go black. Power light is still on and when i turn the screen off and back on the screen displays for a second, then goes black again. I currently have another monitor on the system and it works fine. But something is wrong with the monitor.

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  • 1234saints Dec 29, 2008

    tried connecting my own monitor and getting this problem. Then tried a friends working monitor and still doesn't come on. Just had to buy a new power Box as the fuse had went, could this be a problem with the Graphics card as you plug the monitor cable into this slot?

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    It must be from the monitor. Because I connected the faulty monitor to a working computer and use its working cable.
    Can the monitor be fixed or dump?

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They normally turn off like this when they aren't receiving a video signal from the pc (same as when you turn off the pc). make sure that it is connected properly, and that the video output is activated. try disconnecting from the other monitor while its on and connect the problem monitor...if it still isn't working then there may be a problem with the cable or the monitor itself. Try another VGA or DVI cable. Hope this helps

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