Monitor turns off

By dholderman
May 18, 2007
  1. Any ideas what would make some of the monitors in a classroom peroidically flicker, turn off, and then back on?
  2. tweakboy

    tweakboy TS Guru Posts: 467

    Are the monitors all the same brand and model, Do you have surge protecters on them! ,,,

    Also this could just be power managment shutting it off , In that case youw ould need to go to Control Panel , then power options icon, and choose Never ,a nd disable power managemnt,, hope this helps,, gl,
  3. dholderman

    dholderman TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Bad monotors

    Well, all of the monitors are the same brand, same age, and all have surge protectors on them. Tried the power management route, which was a really good option; still flickering and going off and on, so I'm thinking just a bunch of bad monitors,
  4. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    Do all the monitors do this? I would tend to think it to be odd that they all go out at the same time. Unless something happened that you are unaware of maybe.
  5. dholderman

    dholderman TS Rookie Topic Starter

    That's the strange thing. Some monitors in this room are having this problem, and some aren't. Some that didn't have it before, are now. As far as I know, this is the only classroom with this issue.
  6. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    And the computers arent rebooting? A few years ago I did have a similiar issue in a office. Turns out we got a bad run of ViewSonic monitors. I had to replace 9 of the 12. How old are they?
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