Question about Gateway FPD2275W LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Monitor Stops Working

New computer, seems to be working fine but then the screen goes all grey-like. It looks almost like a pattern you would pick as a background. You can't shut it down or put to sleep. If you hit the menu button on the monitor it brings up the menu and is readable but it is like it's not getting any signal from the computer. You have to completely power down and restart but then it works fine! I have tried taking cables off and on, changed monitor cables etc. Any ideas?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 84 Answers

It sounds like a problem with your computer not the monitor. If you have a spare monitor you should try plugging it into the computer to see if the problem still happens to be sure it isn't your monitor. If it still happens you might want to check to be sure your video card isn't over heating. New computers can have problems from the start but that is why companies offer warranties. Call Gateway support and have them walk you through some troubleshooting.

Posted on Jul 06, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya

6ya staff

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE:

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I've browsed one aeroplane's photo and as a wallpaper I've pasted it on the desktop . . . and the photo is stucked in the right side of screen ! I want to remove it from the screen.


Try right clicking on the desk top... a menu will popup... click [personalize] then look for desktop background and pick a new one,,

This works on vista/win7

On windows XP go to start menu,, click on control panel...then display...then background.. pick a new one..

If you need more help post back or e-mail me at [email protected]

If this helps plz rate

Mar 05, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Kyocera FS-C5015N colour laser printer. -printing grey backgound


it seems very important to shake the toner before using your printer.
it is not too late
remove all toners and shake them well
you will find after a short time that the grey background goes away

Jul 09, 2009 | Kyocera Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Screen problem with HP DV 9000


I think Your computer C.P.U. power supply unit is not working properly. because these type of problem occur when Power Supply Unit is not working properly.........

So Don't afraid at all just change your c.p.u. power supply unit with new one (it is not costly at all).

Mar 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Background


You need to clean nozzles. Go to canon tools and find clean nozzle option. Perfor operation a couple of times, just in case.
If this does not work you will need to open your priner, physically clean heads with a cloth. After this you may need to empty the waste ink tank inside the printer and eventually change the sponge inside it.
Hopefully we are in first scenario and you will fix it doing a simple nozzle/head clean from canon software in windows, without disassembling the printer.

regards

Mar 02, 2008 | Canon PIXMA iX4000 InkJet Photo Printer

1 Answer

Grey screen


Are you able to adjust the contrast or brightness? Try to turn them down to about 50%.

Jan 08, 2008 | HP f1905 19" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Getting grey background on documents when copying


If you are getting a grey back ground, this means you have the wrong setting- the scanner is seeing a 'photo' image. look at your controls for TEXT or LINE

Apr 17, 2007 | Epson Stylus RX425 Multifunction...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Gateway FPD2275W LCD Monitor Logo

180 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Gateway Computers & Internet Experts

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

Prashant M
Prashant M

Level 3 Expert

2277 Answers

Thomas F. Schneider

Level 3 Expert

2715 Answers

Are you a Gateway Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...