Having problems with your Computer Monitors ?
Monitor remains on however, screen is only on for a second
Brand and model will help, look for bad caps with bulging tops first, post back what you see so we can guide you further, see example of failed monitors due to bad caps/lamps: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
If the monitor does not detect a connect to the computer itself, it will usually shut itself off, or at least go into power save (amber) mode. Make sure the monitor is connected properly into the back of the computer.
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