Monitor going bad?

By Gibby357 ยท 4 replies
Sep 14, 2011
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  1. I have an LCD Monitor that up until recently has been acting funny. I am not so sure this is an OS problem but here goes.

    Right after the Windows XP screen, it goes blank.
    The PC continues to boot up but no display.
    I can turn the monitor off and then back on and the screen will display for about 3 seconds before going blank again.
    I am thinking this is not a driver or video card issue because I plugged the monitor up to a laptop and it did the exact same thing.

    Any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated!
  2. DjKraid

    DjKraid TS Guru Posts: 551   +26

    Have you tried to connect to monitor to an other computer?
    Have you got the bios settings right? -Init first display: PCI-E (for ex)
    Does it work in "safe mode"?
  3. Gibby357

    Gibby357 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Appreciate the response. I plugged the monitor into a laptop (another PC) and it did the exact same thing. I am no expert but I would think that would eliminate bios/safemode/OS situations, right?

    SKYSTAR TS Enthusiast Posts: 207

    there is a problem in the monitor, you should take it to the maintenance center
  5. Gibby357

    Gibby357 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    That is kinda what I was thinking. Thanks for the response!

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