I have a dell studio 540 desktop, I need to restore to factory settings but my monitor will not stay open. It opens for a few seconds then immediately goes into power saver mode and turns off, how can
I see two things here, but need clarification;
1) Monitor goes to Power Saver Mode, then turns -> OFF?
Sure that monitor didn't go into Standby Mode?
2) Why are you performing a restore back to factory settings?
Pick up a virus?
The monitor receives a signal. A video signal. The video signal comes from the computer.
If the monitor is NOT receiving a video signal, then the monitor will state No Signal.
This is for older monitors.
New monitors do not state No Signal anymore.
It's Power Saver Mode, or Sleep Mode.
If the monitor is truly OFF, the Power On button will Not be lit up.
Or the Power On LED light on the monitor.
Monitor power on LED is lit, or Power On button is lit?
Monitor is not receiving a video signal;
Use a monitor cable from a KNOWN to be working monitor, for a temporary test.
Use a Known to be working monitor, and it's monitor cable.
Need to find out if monitor cable is good.
Monitor cable checks out good?
Then problem is computer.
The two leading issues with desktop computer failure, is;
1) Computer is dirty inside
2) Power Supply inside computer is bad.
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Mar 27, 2013 |
Computers & Internet