Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

flat screen monitor

  • Please log in to reply



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
While typing in Microsoft Word, my flat screened monitor suddenly went black. The power button was still lit, but the screen had no picture. When the power was turned off and then back on, the picture came back for just a few seconds and then went black again. It's not related to the computer because when we put our old monitor back on, everything works fine. Any suggestions? I'm afraid the monitor has gone bad.
  • 0




    Tech Staff

  • Technician
  • 8,839 posts

While typing in Microsoft Word

Hmmmm it sounds like Word has bombed your monitor... :whistling: just joking!
Welcome to Geeks to Go!

Yes it does sound possible the monitor has gone bad. Have you checked the connections:

1. Unplug and plug in at the monitor (both power and video)
2. Unplug and plug in at the wall (power)
3. Unplug and plug in on the desktop tower (video)
4. Try using a different wall powerpoint for your monitor power.
5. Try using a different cable (both power and video)

If you have tried all these things and it still does it, I would believe it's faulty. I hope it's still under warranty for you...

Edited by ruthandtroy, 22 July 2007 - 12:04 AM.

  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP