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We had a power failure in the nite my computer turned off.when i turned it on ,it lights you can hear the hd working ,no signal to the monitor someone said i had to clear the c mos?is this true and how do i do that

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With the power off and everything unplugged, open up the case and look for a flat round battery the size of a quarter.

Pry it out of the socket. Gingerly. Use your fingernails if you can or a very thin blade screwdriver.

Replace it after 30 seconds.

Turn on your computer. Your BIOS settings will be reset, and you will have to do things like change your date / time. More than likely you will be able to use the default factory settings unless you have had to vary the boot order..... but that's probably another something to explore if this doesn't work.

Good luck !

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Sure that monitor didn't go into Standby Mode?

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