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Monitor Problem

Posted on 1999-01-19
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I installed Windows 98)(clean install) and ever since my monitor turns off after about 30 minutes use, it doesn't lose power but it just loses picture. If I turn it off then on it works for awhile. I checked the connections and that isn't the problem. If you know please help!
Question by:Ristudd
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rmarotta earned 600 total points
ID: 1652306
This sounds like power managment settings.
Click Start-> Settings-> Control Panel-> Power to disable it or make whatever corrections desired.
Let me know if you need more.

Author Comment

ID: 1652307
I disabled the power management but the problem still happens. I dont know what else could be the problem.

Expert Comment

ID: 1652308
Check your CMOS setup for power management settings there as well.
Let me know if you need help with it.


Author Comment

ID: 1652309
I have no clue on how to go and change the CMOS setup. Could you please help.

Expert Comment

ID: 1652310
When you turn on the computer, there is usually a key pressed to be used for entering the system setup.  It varies from on brand to the next but if it isn't displayed on-screen, try Del, F1, F2 Ctrl-Alt-Esc.
Once in the setup program, you select from a menu used for configuring the way your system uses it's installed components.
Find the setting for Power management and simply disable it.
Save & exit the program.
Hopefully this will correct the monitor shutdown problem.
Let me know what you find.

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