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Computer start but monitor goes in power safe mode . What can I do ?

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Typically, this happens on a computer which is a few years old, since its batteries will have run out after such a long time.

The motherboard battery is used to store various settings, such as date and time, when the mains power is off. When your computer detects an empty battery, it goes into a low-power mode.

The solution is to replace the button-cell battery on the motherboard of your computer:

  • open the case of your computer;
  • visually locate the motherboard (the main electronic circuit board) of your computer;
  • visually scan the motherboard for a button-cell battery (it looks like a digital watch battery, but a bit larger);
  • remove this motherboard battery from your computer;
  • restart your computer: it should now power up normally (you may get some warning messages during the start-up sequence, but ignore them);
  • set the date and time of your computer using the "Date and Time" control panel;
  • you can now use your computer normally, but you will lose date and time settings when you disconnect the computer power cord, since there is no motherboard battery present to store them;
  • take the motherboard battery to an electronics store and get a replacement;
  • install the new battery in your computer;
  • restart your computer, and set the date and time again; the settings will now be saved using motherboard battery power.

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Try swapping the ends of your VGA cable, then make sure to tighten them. Then reboot your computer.


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SOURCE: monitor in power save mode

...
Man is your machine booting.????

if the machine is booting and no display on the moniter then check the power to the moniter ..... if ok

then if you r using xp os the

go to contol panel >Power options>Power scheme > select always on


Good Luck !!!!!!!!!

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