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    HP L198W

    I have an issue with the above monitor- a HP L1908W. No matter what PC it is plugged into,the screen goes into sleep mode. The status light stays green. It is not a windows issue as it does it at start up. I have changed the VGA cable. I can't access the menu's either.

    I have looked on the t'web for a way to reset the monitor without the menu's but couldn't find anything...

    Any suggestions or has it had it?

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    is the refresh rate too high?

    Have you tried another screen of the same model on it ?

    When the machine boots up does it show the bios setup information ?

    Sounds like its on its way to me ....
    Last edited by Galway; 11th June 2010 at 12:08 PM.

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    Its not the PC. It's not windows. Its definately the monitor. It won't even stay on for me to check the BIOS!

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    Could it be the backlight, if you shine a torch on the pannel at a 45 degree angle while it is going can you see any content on the screen then. It could just be the inverter or something and may be viable to repair.

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