Monitor stopped working over night :(

By Dhakos
Jan 28, 2012
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  1. I have a dual screen set up, a 22" 1680x1050 as my main, and an 18" 1280x1024 as my left side monitor. My left monitor has worked fine since the day I started using it, and last night I shut my computer down it was still working fine.

    However this morning when I turned on my computer, it was all colours and lines, not even a hint of what it should be displaying, and its not my computer, because when it's not connected to my computer, it doesnt even say "no signal" just shows these colours/lines, the menu doesnt come up either, so somehow the physical screen seems to have broken over night :( I've done nothing to it, no impacts or anything.

    Does anyone have any idea what's caused this? or what I can do to fix it?

    Many thanks, it's a lovely screen and would hate to see it go :(
  2. anothermike

    anothermike Newcomer, in training

    My old monitor used to do that. When it happened, I just do the most basic thing. Unplug the power adapter, the video connector, plug back it in, and normally that's all it takes.
  3. Dhakos

    Dhakos TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 109

    Unplugged both for 5minutes or so, plugged both back in and it still does it unfortunately :(


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