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Monitor goes black

My monitor goes black suddenly. I would be working on something and the monitor goes black and switching it on and off does not work. the led stays green and i can see the cursor too. the cursor can be moved, but without a restart themonitor dos not come up agian at all. This is a new monitor and am having this problem from the past 2 weeks

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  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2007

    the monitor goes on and off itself frequently while working


  • dhanya Dec 23, 2007

    monitor goes on and off by itself automatically.

    every time it switches on after switching off, the display is back where it was before swaithed off

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If U can see the cursor then your monitor is fine, the culprit is your graphics card. It could be a virus, or a driver error. Try installing the drivers and check for viruses, if no help then Your graphic card is the most likely fault

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