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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-23-2006, 03:13 PM Thread Starter
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problem with computer

i turn my computer on and an image on the monitor will only show up for a few seconds and then the screen goes black. if i unplug the monitor from the computer and plug it back in the picture will show up for a few seconds then go away again. anybody know what the problem could be?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-23-2006, 07:01 PM
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check the pins on the monitor cable and see if any are bent/missing.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-23-2006, 07:14 PM
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Got a spare monitor to plug in...assuming the pins look okay. If so, that'll pinpoint the problem a little bit. I'm guessing monitor issue.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-23-2006, 07:21 PM
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Either bad monitor or bad video card on PC. Replace monitor and find out.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-24-2006, 09:17 AM
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monitor setting.......resolution.....or something

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