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Blank monitor

When I boot my computer (and the monitor has been off or in stand-by), the computer will start (ie: I can toggle the Caps Lock lights on-off), but the monitor appears to be off (ie: no power to the screen, rather than just black) and the power light pulses. Its been doing this for many months; it used to only take a few minutes for the monitor to come on, but lately it has been taking hours and now days.

Does this mean the monitor has failed?

FYI: its a MAG LCD monitor.

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(NT) (NT) Either that or the video card.

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Is it a dual monitor?

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Does the monitor support both analog and digital signals? If so, look at the manual to determine how to switch back and forth between digital and analog mode and try doing so. If the monitor is set to either, and the signal is the other, you will get no display. Also, with the computer off, and the monitor turned on, do you get a display of "No signal" and perhaps the screensaver floating around the screen? Try powering the monitor on and off with the computer powered down. You should get an indication from the monitor that is is not receiving a signal. If no indication of such, the monitor may be faulty. Try the monitor with another computer if possible, a friend's or neighbor's to determine if the monitor works.

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i would youre monitor is toast. just by the fact that it takes way to long to warm up. also do what i did when had monitor problems, find friend if you can who has old working monitor and try that to see what ahppens

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