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You have two possible problems.
Here's what you can do:
1. Unplug the cord which connects the monitor and the chassis or the CPU of your computer. It's the blue one.
2. Let the monitor to turn on even if it's not connected to the chassis or the CPU of your computer. If you can see their a box which is moving around the screen, then, your monitor is working fine. If none, then you should buy a new monitor.
3. If your monitor is working fine because you can see something on the screen after unplugging it from the CPU, then it's the CPU that has a problem on it.
If the monitor passes the test, then, the CPU needs some troubleshooting. Opening a chassis is not that hard but it still need some troubleshooting hands for you to do that. If you are not that techy, I suggest you get a technician to do that or any person who can do the troubleshooting.
Here's the troubleshooting that should be done.
1. Unplug the CPU the drain the power by pressing and holding the power button for 5-10 seconds.
2. Open the chassis. Then re seat the memory stick. Check if it works by turning it on, you have to connect the monitor while checking it.
3. If no go. Unplug, do the same with the hard drive, but most of the time, if the Led is orange, it's the memory that is not working fine.
Hope this helps.
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Posted on Sep 27, 2010
Monitor are smarter these days than before.
An orange monitor light means that your computer is no providing the monitor a video signal.
This could be because the computer has gone to sleep to preserve power, or the video cable has become disconnected. Some models have multiple input that require you to select the active input.
Please reboot your computer, (press and hold the power button for 5 sec for default shutdown.
If it was a temp glitch, the picture should come back when you reboot.
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