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Monitor problem

Posted by mudlady (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 17, 13 at 19:56

I have an old Dell AS 501 monitor and use it with my new HP tower and WIndows 7. All was well until today. I used the computer this morning, then turned off the monitor and let the tower power down. This afternoon I returned to the computer and turned on the monitor and "woke" the tower. Since that time all the monitor does is display this message:

1: Analog Input
Self Test Feature Check

followed by red, green, blue and white bars.
I have changed batteries in my Logitech wireless mouse and keyboard and don't know what else to do. The info box moves slowly arounf the screen and I can't make it go away. I have turned off and restarted both the computer and monitor. I am now using my netbook and my network appears to be working correctly.

Please, does anyone have suggestions to get me out of this problem?

Thanks, Nancy

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RE: Monitor problem

Silly! But make sure It's plugged in. Stuff Happens :)


This MESSAGE box also appears during normal system operation if the video cable becomes disconnected or damaged.

See link,

Here is a link that might be useful: monitors

This post was edited by zep516 on Sun, Feb 17, 13 at 20:16

RE: Monitor problem

Yes it appears as though the signal cable is not properly connected to either the computer or the monitor.

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