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Cant Display unless I give it 30 munites.

Hello Great house, My 460CDT wont display on the screen any time i force the power off, and try to power it on again the display button will be showing green light but the A button on the Keyboard will be blinking continuosly.
unlesss i turn it off and give it say 30 minutes before turning it on again before it can display on the screen again. What can i do?

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  • william Karmah May 05, 2008

    it is not monitor proplem. because after the 30 minutes of cooling down when i switch it on it comes on and display. i was thinking if it has to do with the cmos or chips cooling down.


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Connect an external monitor, to initially see if it's related to your screen or the inbuilt video card. There will be a key combination on the keyboard to activate the external monitor. Pls report the results here. And whats "Hello Great house"??

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