When I boot up the PC the monitor turns on but then it clicks off automatically in a moment, then after a few seconds, turns on and off again. It keeps cycling through the on-off stages. When it turns on- i can see the Windows log on screen momentarily. so I know Windows is booting up correctly. (Windows XP)
Once in a while (I have to try and switch it on-off several time from the main power switch) it stays on and works normally. But as soon as it is turned off again or the system reboots again it starts on-off cycles again.
I have tried it on another pc with the same results. one if them has on board video, the other one has a video card.
can someone help please?
I had the same problem used with my mac mini using the DVI connector. The problem continued with the monitor not plugged into anything.
The Solution: When I unplugged the monitor cable from the monitor & cycled the power for the monitor on & off, the monitor cleared itself. I rehooked everything up & it works perfectly.
Additional info- possible cause - I was using an external, filtered fan to cool my small computer. When I placed it too close to my computer, I I began hearing a every 1/2 second electical popping sound. I don't know if it was an electrical power problem since all were plugged into the same power strip, or if there was magnetic, radio or other electrical problems caused by the close proximity, but that was what was occurring at the moment the monitor then went out. You should review & share with others what led up to the failure, so we don't duplicate your meltdown!
I also just recently started having this problem. If you look at the power brick the power indicator flashes on and off with the monitor. I think that the power brick is bad. I switched to a different monitor and the computer works fine. The en-9110 cycles on/off with or without a computer attached. I contacted Envision about an RMA.
We have a number of CTX monitors with failing power boards dropping out the back light rendering it black or appearance it is dead. Given the number of them we have seen it would suggest there is a possible weakness in the design and replacement is the only option
If you have checked the monitor on multiple computers, then the source of the problem is not your video adapters, or drivers installed. The monitor appears to be defective. Oddly enough, I have the same problem with my CTX monitor. I sent them an email this morning, and hopefully will receive a response soon. I'll keep you up to date.
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Re: Monitror keeps cycling through on-off
Sounds like your video adapter settings have been wedged. If you are running Windows XP Service Pack 2, you can use the following steps.
1) Boot the laptop into safe mode. Boot into safe mode with networking support if possible. This can be done by tapping the F8 key as the computer first turns on.
2) Once you are at the Desktop, right click on My Computer and select Manage.
3) In the window that appears, select Device Manager from the menu on the left.
4) Find Display Adapters on the right and click the plus sign. This will list the video adapter that you have.
NOTE: WRITE this down EXACTLY. You may need to go and get drivers for this. Seeing this is an older model, I doubt you'll need it, but better to be safe then sorry.
5) Go to your manufacturers support web site and download these drivers. You may not need them, but better to be safe then sorry.
NOTE: Skip step 5 if you did not boot with network support or cannot get to the Internet. This can be done from normal mode.
6) Right click on the display adpater and choose un-install. Hit OK on the window that appears and reboot the machine when the process is done.
7) The machine will take longer than usual to boot, as Windows XP is re-discovering the video adapter and resetting everything to the defaults. When it is done booting, the screen may look weird since the settings are now the defaults. You can the set them to what you want by right clicking on the desktop and selecting properties. Then go to the settings tab.
8) IF it did not re-discover the video adapter (this can be confirmed through the device manager), then go ahead and install the drivers. Windows Update will most likely also have the drivers.
NOTE: This process should work with Windows 2000 as well, although I was not able to test it. The only issue I can think of is that it may not auto-discover the video adapter, and you would have to manually download and install the drivers.
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click the start button and locate the control panel, then once inside the control panel, look for Power (can't recall the exact name).open the power options and locate the monitor or video adapter, then next to those will be the option to select a time limit before the monitor turns off.
Possible that it's caused by a faulty hardware or a computer virus on your computer. For us to isolate the issue we must start troubleshooting with the hardware
1. Remove all the connection at the back of your computer 2. Power cycle your computer tower by pressing the power button for 15 seconds 3. Plug the power cord back in and monitor cable at the back of your computer tower (if it turned on, meaning that one of the device plugged at the back of your computer is the one's causing the problem, for you to pin point the problem, try plugging it one-by-one and turn on the computer each time you plug a device) 4. If it keeps on doing that, open up your computer tower (be careful to unplug the power cord and power cycle it to avoid static electricity) 5. Reseat the video card, turn on the computer again, if it's still occurring 6. Reseat the IDE/Sata cable of your hard drive and try to make sure it's properly plugged in, turn on the computer again, if it's still occurring 7. Reseat the memory, turn on the computer and test it again if the same thing 8. If you have 2 memory chip inserted in your computer tower memory slot, remove the other one and turn on the computer, do the same thing to other memory and each slot 9. If all else fails, restart the computer and keep on pressing F8 before the window welcome screen comes up - to go to advanced boot options 10. Boot to Safemode 11. If you are able to boot to Safemode 12. Login as administrator 13. Click start 14. run 15. type msconfig then press enter 16. click on startup tab and click on disable all button at the bottom part 17. Restart the computer and let it start normally 18. if the same thing happen, boot to safemode again 19. Login to administrator again 20. Right click my computer 21. Click on properties 22. Click on Advanced Tab 23. Click on settings button under Startup and Failure 24. Uncheck the Automatically restart under System failure 25. Restart the computer in normal mode 26. Tell us if you see any blue screen error, if so, post the error here
if all else fail, your operating system needed to be reinstalled and you should have the cd for the operating system if it's XP or Vista or Windows 7.
Think I fixed it.. My monitor kept flashing autoconfig and shaking a little, so I went to control panel - clicked on system - clicked Hardware - clicked on device manager - clicked display adapters - and updated the driver. Re-booted computer..
So far so good... Fingers Crossed..
I have such iiyama AS4636D monitor. In this day purchase. I have such problem with you. My solution: Desktop pc and lcd power off (230VAC or 110VAC) Power on lcd, after early desktop pc. This moment, when running the pc booting, press and hold you the " + " button. In this moment come in one blue screen. May be running on the sreen short message: check or select input mode: VGA DVI 1 2 . Select your correct cable connection type.
Found one of these in the dumpster at my shop today. Had the "stays on for 3 sec then turns off" issue. Problem is the bad batch of electrolytic caps of a few years ago. 2 on the power supply board were visibly swelled up (470u/16V and a 1000u/16V). Replaced them both - it's fixed. Cost 50 cents.
If you are using a desktop computer, chances are that you don't want the computer to go to sleep automatically. This is even more the case if you are running Vista in a virtual machine for testing purposes.
Disabling power management is simple and easy. First go to the start menu and click on the Control Panel.
Click on the System and Maintenance link
Then click on the Power Options link:
It will disable automatic sleep mode, but will still turn off display.\
You can click on change plan to disable.
If you are using XP than.
Open control pannel-> click on power option -> keep turn off monitor setting to never.
It sounds like the problem is with the computer's video adapter settings. It is very likely that the monitor cannot handle the settings.
If you boot into safe mode, can you see everything? If so, then the normal mode settings are too high. Safe mode defaults to the lowest possible settings (thats why everything will look really big)
Try turning down the resolution (Right click on the desktop, select properties, go to settings tab) to the lowest possible setting, and then slowly try turn them back up again until you can find the maximum setting the monitor can handle.