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Monitor won't come on

Monitor won't power on.

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  • Monica Chiasson
    Monica Chiasson May 10, 2008

    Just a question will a monitor's light come on just plugged into the electrical outlet without being hooked up to a pc or does it have to be installed to a pc to turn on?

  • Monica Chiasson
    Monica Chiasson May 10, 2008

    Thanks that's what I figured. Will try it tomorrow hooked up to pc.

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Check the power cable of the monitor make sure everything is properly connected.

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    Mark Gil May 10, 2008

    It will lit up, if there's power button on your monitor press it.

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    Mark Gil May 10, 2008

    you're welcome...

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It depends on the monitor, but usually a monitor's power light will come on if it is plugged into the mains. All the monitors I've used will power up to orange light with just the power supply, then once a signal is received from an active PC the light will change color to green.

All the monitors I've used can also be powered off and on with either a touch switch, toggle switch or push switch though, and if the switch is set wrongly then the power light may not come on.

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