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I have a Philips Brilliance 200W Monitor now about 2 years old. I have been away for a week and the screen had been left switched off on the monitor switch but still connected to the mains and computer. I have now come back to find a black screen, not a glimmer of anything although the the power light is illuminated. Is there something obvious that I am missing that stope me getting a visual display ? I hope that some one can assist me as I am loathe to lose my Philips monitor. John

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Did you check the sleep mode or power off mode? What do you do to make it come back on? Sounds like it might be getting too hot and/or going bad. Not sure how to diagnose this without seeing it myself. That is the best that I can do. Your video card could be going bad. Try another video card on that monitor. This will be the only way to decide if it is the card or monitor. Try it on another machine and see what it does.

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