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Monitor doesn't work

When I turn on my pc, the power light of the monitor is green for ~3 secs. Then it goes amber and the monitor displays "power saving mode" and it goes black. When I disconnect the monitor from the main unit the light goes green again and the monitor displays "searching for signal" or something like that. I again connect the monitor to the main unit and the monitor goes back to the power saving mode. I checked all the switches and the power cords, everything is ok. HELP! (F1, F1, F1!)

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  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    I just bought a 17" LG Flatron, attached my toshiba laptop via the VGA cable supplied, get the message 'Power saving mode' monitor switches itself off, unplug cable get message 'Check signal cable'. Tried my eeepc 901 same thing. Not the cable as i used that to attach but laptops to my other tv via VGA. What a frustrating piece off kit

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I'd try this monitor on a spare computer. It sounds like the video card (motherboard integrated or otherwise)is not putting out any video information or missing sync signals. The monitor must receive these signals or it will go into standy/sleep mode. If the computer has integrated (on motherboard) video, check your bios settings to see if it is properly enabled. If it has a slot video board, then try a different video board. Your present board might be dead. Another possibility is a bad cable connection. check the connectors for bent pins. Assuming the connector is the standard HDB-15, it is easy to bend a pin over.

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