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Is it safe to unplug a monitor connected via a DVI cable to a computer that's powered on?

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Simply, yes. The DVI spec is engineered for the Universal Plug and Play. http://www.ddwg.org/lib/dvi_10.pdf

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Yes. the digital visual interface (DVI) is hot pluggable. The pin 16 specifies hot plug detection.

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