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Dell Latitude E6420 does not detect Dell External monitor P221 2H

I have a Dell Latitude E6420 and recently got a Dell Monitor P221 2H. The issue is that the Laptop is not detecting the external monitor and Monitor is displaying "Entering Power save mode". I tried ...
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Monitor not receiving any picture data from computer?

I cannot get a picture to display on a monitor for my Mac computer. I formatted the hard drives (couple passes with 1's and 0's) and now I cannot get the monitor to display a picture. I know the ...
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Beep code due to lose connection

There are various beep codes to indicate errors at start up. I need to know this one thing. Can such a beep code occur due to lose connection of external cables. For example one single long beep is ...
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Why does my monitor have a black screen but the power light is blinking green?

I have a ViewSonic VA912b 19" display I use as a secondary monitor. When I turn it on, the power light is green for a few seconds, and then switches to blinking green. The display stays black. ...
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How to find out which program prevents monitor going to sleep on Windows XP?

On a machine running Windows XP I have the problem that the monitor often does not enter standby/sleep mode. I guess this is caused by some program that is running, because it reliably works if I ...
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Macbook Air's display won't turn off when lid is closed with external display

This highly annoying problem started recently on my MBA: when I connect it to my external display and close the lid, the screen doesn't turn off. The same occurs if I wake it up from sleep into this ...
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Screen goes off for ~20 Seconds after Windows 7 splash screen

A strange thing I have noticed is the following. When booting Windows 7 x64 on my Thinkpad e520, right after the "Starting Windows" screen (glowing windows flag) my screen goes blank for 10-20 seconds ...
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Monitor does not turn on until reset

I have a system with an ATI 4870 hooked up to a Samsung P2350 using DVI. My motherboard is a GA-EP45 DS4P with the latest BIOS. The situation is: I turn on my PC (with the power switch) I get a ...
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SATELLITE M40X-129 GR, display is not turning on. How do I troubleshoot this issue?

Greetings, I have a SATELLITE M40X-129 GR. The laptop was working. I decided that I want to remove the OEM windows and go for a linux distro. I got the dvd of a linux distro, restarted the laptop, ...
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How to solve my black screen at boot?

I've got a friend with a weird problem. When he starts his computer the screen is completely black until the computer is completely started. So the screen is black until it suddenly shows the Windows ...
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Screen is black on PC startup

I have a Dell desktop and when I try turning it on, the screen is black and all I hear is a few beeps. Can someone help me find the problem?
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disk segment fault

A long time back, my machine stopped with a blue screen saying disk segment fault. Now when I start it, it doesn't display anything on the screen - it doesn't even load the BIOS setup if I try. ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 display inverter

I own a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. The screen is not working, but I get a picture with an external display. I am told that the problem is the inverter. What is it and is there a way to repair it?
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Troubleshooting: Monitor never turns on, system fans running, DVD-ROM does not open

Here are my specs beforehand: ECS P4VXASD2+ (V5.0) motherboard FSB 533MHz Intel Pentium 4 2.40A GHz Prescott Socket 478 2x 256MB PC2100 DDR RAM, 2x 256MB PC133 SDRAM CoolMax 350W PSU DVD-ROM - will ...
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Monitor goes black for a few seconds

I have a Hanns G 28" monitor, Model # HG281D It has its issues (viewing angle sucks) but has been functional and solid, great for desktop stuff. Worked without any sign of any problems for 6-12 ...
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Windows 7 pc freezes for an indeterminate amount of time after unlocking

Not sure if this type of question is appropriate for this forum, but I've tried everything I can think of to solve this problem aside from format/reinstall. I recently got a new work PC (Dell ...
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MacBook Pro screen goes dark

I've had my MacBook Pro for two years now; no problems so far (it has had 3rd party RAM from the get go). Today, I'm copying a particularly large VM from an External disk drive to local MacBook ...
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My Philips CRT 19" 109p has all gone white, is the Tube dead?

I have a Philips Brilliance 109 p4 which I love very much. It was working great for the last 7-8 years I believe. Today when I started it, the screen is displayed all white. it ain't a computer ...
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Screen goes blank or to low resolution on mode changes

Hardware: Gigabyte EX58-UD5 motherboard Gigabyte GTX260OC video card Samsung 245T monitor When I turn this computer on one of the following things happen randomly: everything goes fine on a ...
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External monitor goes to sleep once vista loads?

My laptop's screen stopped working after a mishap with my dog, so I decided to turn it into a desktop computer. I recently bought an HP w2207h monitor and will mirror the monitor image from the ...