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Gateway monitors not powering on

I have 2 Gatway model FPD1950 19in flatscreen monitors. The 2nd was working fine until my power went out and came back on seb=veral times. Concerned about a power surge, I went to turn my computers off. When the power came back on, I could not power on the monitor. The scrren stayed black and no power light. I of course changed, power cords, wall sockets and even with it disconnected from the computer, I get no green power light. Then I went to the other monitor (same model) and noticed that I could get no power with it either. This monitor was not even connected during the power outage and it previously worked fine also. Didn't use it only because it had 5 or 6 specs on the screen. I did notice that when I 1st plug in the power cord, the screen would become grey for a milli-second. Then nothing and still no gren power light. Any suggestions? Thanks -- Joe

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  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2007

    To CompuGuy44,
    No sir, If a light was on, it's off by the time I move my finger. Nothing happens but the split second grey screen. No amber or green power light at all on either monitor.




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Do you get an Amber light on either monitor?

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  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2007

    You already tried different electrical outlets. You tried different power cords. You tried both monitors plugged and unplugged from the computer and you get no lights (green or amber) from the monitors.

    Can you hear the hard drive spinning up and the cd-rom checking on the PC? I just want to made sure your PC is working. It may not be the monitors.
    You could try the monitors at a friends house and see if it works over their.



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