Monitor shuts off , everything else on

By Tha General
Jul 24, 2008
  1. For the past couple of days, my monitor has been like closing end and then turning black. But everything else is running, hard drive, video card ( the green light is on ) , etc.

    I checked everything, might be the cords or it could the monitor. Now i was told my monitor was dying, but i am online right now. Infact its been working all day today, no problems. Do you think its working fine, but do you think i need to buy a whole new monitor?

    Also, how do you open it up?

    I have one of those old gateway 2000 ev500 models>
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    What? Aren't you an expert at these things?
  3. Tha General

    Tha General TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,106

    expert at what? Trying to open up my monitor which i don't know or trying to figure out why monitor " was shutting off couple days ago "?

    How would i know, thats why i am asking.
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