Having problems with your HP Pavilion F50 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor ?

My HP monitor (f50) has malfunctioned

\015 I dont know why but all I see is a white screen. Please help.\015

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Try these 2 steps if they don't work get back to me :)

Step 1. Connect the video cable and turn on the computer. What happens?\015\012 \015\012\015\012
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  • \015\012 \015\012If\015\012the monitor screen remains blank (no startup screens or onscreen\015\012display messages), the monitor must be connected to another computer\015\012using a different cable to determine if the monitor is bad. Skip to the\015\012Step to connect the monitor to another computer.\015\012\015\012 \015\012
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  • \015\012 \015\012If the monitor is capable of displaying boot screens but is unable to\015\012display Windows, use the following steps to set the computer to a\015\012compatible resolution:\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012\015\012 \015\012
    \015\012\015\012 \015\012 NOTE: \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012Find\015\012the native display resolution for your monitor in the User Manual or in\015\012the product specifications for the monitor model. If you are unable to\015\012find the native display resolution for your monitor model, temporarily\015\012use 1024x768 for troubleshooting purposes.\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012
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    1. \015\012 \015\012Turn on the computer and press the \015\012 F8\015\012 key repeatedly when the first startup screen appears.\015\012 \015\012
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    3. \015\012 \015\012If you are using Windows Vista, select \015\012 Enable low resolution video (640 x 480)\015\012, press \015\012 Enter\015\012, and wait until Windows opens. To set display settings that match the monitor, use the steps in the HP support document, \015\012\015\012 Changing Display Settings, Background Image, and Screen Saver in Windows Vista\015\012\015\012.\015\012 \015\012 \015\012If you are using Windows XP, select \015\012 Enable VGA Mode\015\012, press \015\012 Enter\015\012, and wait until Windows opens. Continue using these steps to set display resolution.\015\012 \015\012 \015\012If you are using Windows 98 or ME, select \015\012 Safe Mode\015\012 and perform the following steps to enter into a standard VGA mode:\015\012 \015\012 \015\012
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      1. \015\012 \015\012Once Windows opens to the desktop in Safe Mode, click \015\012 Start\015\012, and \015\012 Run\015\012.\015\012 \015\012
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      3. \015\012 \015\012In the Open field type \015\012 msconfig\015\012 and press \015\012 Enter\015\012.\015\012 \015\012 The MS Configuration Utility window appears.\015\012
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      5. \015\012 \015\012Click the \015\012 Advanced\015\012 button, and select \015\012 VGA 640 x 480 x 16\015\012 if it is available.\015\012 \015\012
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      7. \015\012 \015\012 Click \015\012 OK\015\012 and restart the computer.\015\012 \015\012
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      9. \015\012 \015\012After Windows opens, click \015\012 Start\015\012, and then click \015\012 Run\015\012.\015\012 \015\012
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      11. \015\012 \015\012In the Open field type \015\012 msconfig\015\012 and press \015\012 Enter\015\012.\015\012 \015\012
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      13. \015\012 \015\012Click the \015\012 Advanced\015\012 button, and remove the checkmark next to \015\012 VGA 640 x 480 x 16\015\012.\015\012 \015\012
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      15. \015\012 \015\012 Click \015\012 OK\015\012. Do NOT restart the computer.\015\012 \015\012
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    5. \015\012 \015\012After Windows opens, right-click on an open area of the desktop and select \015\012 Properties\015\012 (Windows XP, 98/Me) or \015\012 Personalize\015\012 (Windows Vista).\015\012 \015\012
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    7. \015\012 \015\012In Windows Vista, Scroll down and click \015\012 Display Properties\015\012.\015\012 \015\012 \015\012In Windows XP, 98, or Me, click the \015\012 Settings\015\012 tab.\015\012 \015\012
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    9. \015\012 \015\012In Windows Vista, select the native display resolution size using the Resolution slider. Set Colors to \015\012 Highest (32 bit)\015\012.\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 In Windows XP, select the native display resolution size using the Screen resolution slider. Set Color Quality to \015\012 Highest (32 bit)\015\012.\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 In Windows 98 or Me, select the native display resolution size using the Screen Area slider. Set Colors to \015\012 True Color\015\012.\015\012 \015\012
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    11. \015\012 \015\012Click \015\012 Apply\015\012 after you have made your adjustment.\015\012 \015\012 The screen should blank out temporarily and come back.\015\012
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    13. \015\012 \015\012If you are satisfied with the new display settings, click \015\012 Yes\015\012on the Monitor Settings windows. If you are not satisfied or if the\015\012screen just goes black, wait: Windows sets the screen back to the way\015\012it was before. Try another setting until you find a display\015\012configuration that is compatible with the monitor and meets your needs.\015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012\015\012 \015\012
      \015\012\015\012 \015\012 NOTE: \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012If\015\012the native resolution is not available, download and install updated\015\012video driver software for your computer. Updating the video driver\015\012software can add more resolutions (graphics modes).\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012
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    15. \015\012 Restart the computer. The monitor should now display a full screen image in high quality. You are done.\015\012
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\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012Step 2: Connect to another monitor
\015\012 Using\015\012a different cable, connect the monitor to another computer that has\015\012video. Turn on the monitor and the newly connected computer. What\015\012happens?\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012
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  • \015\012 If\015\012the monitor works, the video hardware on the original computer is\015\012likely to be the source of the problems. You can try connecting the\015\012original computer to another monitor that works to update its video\015\012drivers.\015\012
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  • \015\012 If the monitor remains blank, repair or replace the monitor.\015\012
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