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After a recent power failure the monitor screen is pale and blueish. When we select Auto Set-up it corrects for a few seconds and then goes back to the washed out colour. Also the display language had changed to an Asian language and although I changed it back to English it has since changed again, to Spanish this time.

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Time for a new monitor? The controller chip is fried. A new chip is too expensive.

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That is not enough info, please provide more info so people can understand the issue better. For example, describe what you do and see step by step. When you turn on the machine, after a few seconds it powers on, it should run Power-On-Self-Test (POST) which will end with a beep telling you everything was OK. If you do not hear any beep, the problem is likely to be inside the case, bad video card, motherboard, CPU, etc. Typically bad RAM or Video card will cause a series of quick or long beeps (different for each motherboard) to indicate where the problem is. Bad CPU generally do not generate a beep code and most motherboards also do not give out a beep for motherboard issues, naturally.

If you hear that beep but see absolutely nothing on the screen from the moment you turn it on, then check to see if the status indicator light (assuming it has one) changes color or not:

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This is a generic troubleshooting ideas I just shared, more details you can provide, the better people will be able to assist you.

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read this article
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Advanced-startup-options-including-safe-mode
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Once in there check that the power is set for desktop computer and that never sleep on monitor or Hard disks.

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