Monitor turning off

By andoyan
Dec 28, 2008
  1. Hello All,
    I have a problem with my pc everytime I reboot the monitor is on but as soon as it is about to open the desk top it goes off!! can anyone help please?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Boot into Safe mode (by repeatedly pressing F8 key before Windows starts up)
    Once Safe Mode is selected, continue loading and log into your Administrator account
    At Safe Mode windows Desktop (answering Yes) to get to the Desktop
    Click on Start->Run-> Devmgmt.msc

    Locate "Display Adapters" and then click on the + sign to expand your actual video adapter
    Right click on that adapter, and select remove (or un-install, or delete)

    Once the video adapter has been removed, restart normally
    When Windows starts up again in Normal mode, it will find the Video device and will try to locate drivers to install it.
    If it cannot locate the drivers, you may need to download them from the net
  3. andoyan

    andoyan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 47

    Thank you for the tip I tried it and worked
    Thank you again
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Thanks for the update :grinthumb
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