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Hi. When I turn my computer on the screen says "Monitor going to sleep" and I can't do anything but look at a black screen. I don't know how to fix this can you help? (I'm on a different computer right now.)

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  • lossbot1 Aug 24, 2010

    I've tried two Monitors different from the original and the problem is still happening. I think it may be the video card.

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Try connecting your monitor to a different desktop/laptop, to see if the "problem" follows the monitor around.

Try connecting a different monitor to your computer, to see if your computer's video-card is properly sending-out an image.

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No pc stated just monitor. (not even desktop or laptop) stated.
no OS stated, ether.
so ill answer in wide generic ways....
all computer are a problem, since days of Mr. Allen Turning to now.
ive done 43years of them just puters.(and other big systems MIL)
no person on earth can answer that common question
gee no pc stated,! nor can we lay blame until its fixed can we. ever.

3+billions of transistors. mine here typing now.
4,800,000,000, and friends, lots of other things to fail even LCD
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booting with monitor on for 5min. power on PC, see words?
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  • or try you pc on any other monitor
easy no.?, just 1 or 2 tests and bam, who's bad.
called the process of elimination..
but OSD is first. no matter what,.

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the PC can have 2 VGA jacks on the rear.
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