problem with a Dell monitor.

  ashley1215 21:20 09 Oct 07
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I have had a problem latley with my monitor at work, when the computer starts up the screen comes on for two seconds and then goes off showing nothing. there is no problem with the power suply or an incorect amount of pins in the port. all fuses are fine . Can you helAshley.c

  DieSse 22:26 09 Oct 07

Could be:-

Faulty monitor (try another one)

Faulty graphics card (try another one)

Too high refresh rate/resolution (start in safe mode and rest to lower)

What type of monitor and graphics card do you have?

  DieSse 22:27 09 Oct 07

Could be other things too, of course :-))

  woodchip 22:34 09 Oct 07

If this is a new LCD monitor you have just fitted, the Resolution will be wrong. You need to fit the old Monitor and reduce Refresh to 60Hz and refresh according to the Manual you got with monitor

  lotvic 23:08 09 Oct 07

Is there a green light on the monitor or does it go into standby with amber light (meaning not getting any input from the pc)?

  lotvic 23:10 09 Oct 07

Try testing the monitor by connecting it to a different pc

  Totally-braindead 23:10 09 Oct 07

Might be something as simple as bad connection. Cable a bit loose or the graphics card being a bit loose and needing reseated especially if its been moved recently.

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