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HP desktop monitor problem

My HP desktop monitor will come one with a green light, and 1 or 2 seconds later it turns yellow and goes off, nothing seems to keep my monitor on, I have tried everything, why do you think the monitor does not stay on?

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  • Anonymous May 28, 2008

    I have the identical same problem . My Gateway monitor is FPD 1760 color what can I do?

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  • santoshkrmis Oct 18, 2008

    My vinitron desktop monitor will come one with a green light, and 1 or 2 seconds later it turns yellow and goes off, nothing seems to keep my monitor on, I have tried everything, why do you think the monitor does not stay on?

  • mrfloyd Jan 23, 2009

    Same problem. Tried another monitor. No good. There are 3 buttons on the front of my monitor besides the power button. If I hold the button all the way to the left, the yellow light turns green and a dial with several different symbols comes on the screen. Also, the screen changes colors from red to green to blue to white continually.

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Hi try this ,,,

  1. Ensure the video cable is connected (and connected to the correct video port).
  2. Turn off the monitor using the monitor's power button and then restart the monitor.
  3. Cycle the power on the monitor as follows:
  4. Turn off the monitor. The power light on the monitor should be off. Leave the computer turned on.
  5. Unplug the power cord.
  6. Wait 5 seconds.
  7. Plug in the power cord.
  8. Press the power button on the monitor to turn on the monitor. One of two things happens:
    1. The image from the computer displays on the monitor and you can use the computer again. This indicates that the monitor was unable to detect that the computer had awakened from suspend mode. Turn the monitor off when it is not being used or disable suspend mode. For some computers, updating the BIOS corrects these types of suspend problems.
    2. The power light on the monitor comes on but the screen displays one of the messages again. The monitor is not receiving a video signal from the computer that it can detect and use. Continue using these steps to adjust the Windows display resolution to the Monitor's native (default) resolution
    3. Connect the monitor to another computer that you know is working to determine if the monitor should be serviced or replaced:
      • If the monitor displays an image from another computer, you know that the monitor works. Troubleshoot the video connection and graphics adapter on the computer.
      • If the monitor remain blank when connected to another computer, the monitor signal processing hardware may be bad. The monitor should be repaired or replaced.
      hope it will work for u .. little_angel

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