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Q: Monitor stuck in Power Saving Mode.

I left my computer running overnight as I usually do. When I went back to it this morning, it was stuck in power saving mode. When I rebooted, everything looked fine and the windows logo loaded but when I reached the login screen it went directly to Power Saving mode and got stuck there.

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A: Monitor stuck in Power Saving Mode.

Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Power Options\Edit Plan Settings and change things to Never.

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I have a Dell E152FP monitor stuck on power save mode . The light is yellow when you press any of the adjustment bottoms you get "power saving mode move mouse o hit any key" Doing this do not do anything any ideas . Video card ok try another monitor works fine.

A:monitor stuck on power saving mode

Does the monitor work with different computer?

Try this.
Turnoff and unplug the monitor from the power supply and disconnect the cable to the computer.
Wait about 2 minutes, plug the electrical supply back in, turn the monitor back on and let it run its selftest.
Hopefully this will reset the monitor and you will get the no signal notification.
Connect back to the computer.

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Windows 7 home
Acer Aspire

My computer has been working fine ever since i newly bought it at least a year ago. I had a little accident the other day where water came in contact with my LG monitor and my wireless laser mouse. After letting them dry out for a few hours and reconnecting everything I tried to power up the computer like usual, to no avail. The tower powers on and boots up like normal but it seems as if there is no signal from the monitor. I can hit the power button on the monitor but when i do It says 'DSUB Power Saving Mode' then immediately goes blank again. I can't boot in BIOS either and I try to shake the mouse as to get out of power saving mode but that does nothing. This is my family's computer and I'm having no luck.. im pretty helpless at this point. The water damage was minimal.. if the monitor is able to display and power on then it should be fine right? One other thing i noticed is the mouse laser is gone. I swapped out the mouse and that did nothing. I'm not sure what's wrong here. Is it my monitor?
thanks in advance for any help given

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I have a Lenovo, machine type 7747, IdeaCentre K330B. When I turn on the PC, the monitor displays Lenovo then displays power save mode. I took the Lenovo monitor to another PC and it works just fine. I tried a different monitor on the Lenovo PC and still get the power save mode. Even tried a different cable and still got the same results. Any idea as to what would cause this?
Mod:  edited Subject line to correct spelling mistake,  and add system type and more detail


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A:IdeaCentre: Monitor stuck in power saving mode - CMOS reset to correct boot failure

hi copiman,
Sorry to hear what happened,
This is not an issue with the monitor,
The computer is not able to boot fully.
The power saving mode is when a Monitor is not recieving any signal from the PC,
I believe that the computer stops working after the Lenovo Screen. REason why the Monitor goes into a power Saving mode.
Is this K330B Brand New?
  If yes are you plugging it to the right Graphics port. 
        Are you using VGA or HDMI?
Solid Cruver

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Dell 19 inches Monitor come with the Dell Mini-tower/XP:

The screen does not appear due to 'power saving' upon pushing 'power' button at the right corner bottom, although the PC running fine. When I used the other monitor with the same Dell PC, the screen comes right away.

How to 'unstuck' power saving in order to get the screen?

Thanks for your help in advance

A:Solved: 19 Inches DELL Monitor got stuck due to 'Power Saving' upon pushing power but

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Please can someone help with my new S2340L computer keeps getting stuck and says entering power saving mode. I have to turn off on hard drive as cannot seem to revive it any other way. what is going wrong. Brand new computer

A:S2340L stuck in power saving mode

Hi Joxfox,
The monitor may enter the power save mode when it does not get enough power for its operations.
You may try to re-seat the monitor cable and ensure the connections are secure. You may also try to swap the ends of cable or try a different good-known cable and check if the issue persists. If it does, as a last resort you may try to reset the monitor to factory defaults. For more information on this, you may refer to the manual of the monitor by clicking on the link below:
Once the system has booted to the desktop, please check the link mentioned below for changing power options. Since you have not mentioned the computer model or operating system, the link is for Windows XP.
Another possible cause of the same issue might be the video drivers of your computer. Please let me know the computer system model and operating system so that I may assist you further.
Please reply if you have any further queries.
Thanks and regards,Babita S#iworkforDell 
For easy access to drivers, manuals and product updates, please visit our Support Site .

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The problem is after 10-60 minutes of gaming or a long time idling, my computer freezes. The monitor goes in to power save mode and won't wake up, so the only way to stop it is to forcibly shut it down. Whatever sound was playing skips, like if someone said "ahhhhh", it would loop "a-a-a-a-a-a" until i shut it off. The only things I have done was to check temperatures with speedfan, and clean out all the dust in my computer. The temperatures seem fine, and cleaning the dust out changed nothing. If anyone wants more info, I will post it. My computer is a little more than two years old. Heres some more basic info:

System Information
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Alienware
System Model: Aurora-R3
BIOS: BIOS Date: 05/25/11 09:41:30 Ver: 04.06.04
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.4GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8174MB RAM
Page File: 3121MB used, 13225MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

A:Computer stuck in power saving mode after gaming for a bit

Could be hardware, software, or drivers.

Check Windows Event Viewer and see if Windows is logging any errors.

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I recently received 33 Thinkcentre Desktop computers.  I have a bunch of them stuck in Power Saving Mode.  The problem is the the monitor goes to black soon as the monitor is turned on.  The OS is running fine, but you can't see it.  I've tried everything I know to resolve this issue with no success.  Is there a new function to get into the bios I think I could resolve it if I get into the bios.  Well anyway if anyone as a fix for this please let me know how to resolve this.  I have to have these computers online by 7 Jan.  Thanks

A:Thinkcentre computers stuck in Power Saving mode

I have exactly the same problem as described but no response evident, please advise asap.

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I came home today and found my Samsung Syncmaster 216BW in power save mode (blank screen, power button blinking) and it won't come out of it. I've tried everything I can think of, including trying it on my other pc and it still just flashes with no picture. Its not the refresh rate or resolution as these settings have been fine since I first installed it. I've tried rebooting and re-inserting the cables a number of times without any luck, and the power turning off/on and hitting keys does nothing. None of the menu buttons on the actual monitor itself do anything either.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Searching the net, others seem to have had similar issues with other samsung monitors.

A:Samsung Syncmaster 216BW - Stuck in Power Saving Mode!

There is a test you can perform with the monitor to see if the monitor is malfunctioning. An explanation of which is located at the link provided.
Go here: http://www.samsung.com/us/support/f...R&prd_ia_cd=05020100&acc_ia_fl=&disp_nm=216BW

and click on #16 "When I Turn On My Monitor, The Screen Remains Blank"

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I have a cyberpower pc with win 7 that i got a few months ago. It has been running perfectly until today. I was playing world of warcraft and all of the sudden everything froze and there was a sound like the audio got stuck like eeeeeeeeeeeeee. Since everything was frozen I tried to alt=f4 to get to desktop, wouldn't work. I hit the reset button and that didn't do anything. So I shut the power off, turned it back on, all the computer lights and fans came on but the monitor stays black and a box pops up saying power saving mode. There are also no lights on my keyboard. I tried unplugging the monitor and plugging back in, it stays the same. I tried a different keyboard and no lights come on it either. I have no idea what could have gone wrong with this, I play WoW nearly every day and have never had a problem. Hopefully someone can help. Since I cannot get into the BIOS or even to the desktop I can't give you any system specs. Hopefully I can look up any info you need. I am on another computer in my house so I will check back to see if anyone can start helping me. Thanks!

A:PC crashed seems to power on but monitor in power saving mode?

After turning off the power once again it finally came back on. I would like to see what actually happened or if there is something wrong in this computer that caused it. Please let me know what sort of log files, etc. you need to see.

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Within the week, my monitor has started going into the power saving mode shutting down Windows so I cannot access Windows XP. When this happens, I get a message saying "Power savings enabled. The monitor will shut down in a few seconds." The problem has now worsen in that all I can access is the (F1) set up screen. When I was in set up, I also disabled the power management mode. I'm pretty sure it's not a monitor problem because I hooked another good monitor and my computer does the same thing. Then I thought it might be VGA card problem, so I purchased a new, compatible VGA card, installed it, and still the same problem. So I believe I have eliminated the monitor and the VGA card as problems. In set up, I can view the choices for "safe mode" and "normal," but when I try to go to either, I get the "Power savings enabled" message on the monitor screen, and I cannot open up in "safe mode" and "normal" mode. Any suggestions or help? Thanks!

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so, whenever i try to run a game on my pc, my monitor goes to either digital or analog power saving mode.
the game works fine but i can't see anything because of the monitor. (it kinda shuts itself down.)

how can i fix this? is there a way to turn off those power saving modes?

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Need help.
OS is Vista
Computer Dell
I turn the monitor and computer on. The flat panel monitor screen is black. I check the keyboard and mouse and both are working, Cap key works, Number lock works and the mouse laser is on. But the screen is still black. I press a key and the montior tell me to that the monitor is power saving mode then press any key or move the mouse. Nothing works. I have now plug the monitor into another computer and it works. Can anyone help?


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If you have a second monitor you should plug that in to the Dell that you mentioned. If it does not work you have a bad video card (or some part in the motherboard).

Is the Dell still under warranty? If so it would be good to call them and start getting a replacement set up.

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My monitor randomly goes into power saving mode and doesn't snap out of it unless I turn off my PSU and restart the computer. It's very frustrating, especially since I just built my PC, and don't want any components to be damaged. 
This is the monitor I have:
E2414H (digital-DVI)
gpu : gtx 970

The drivers to my gpu and monitor are up to date. I have went through all of the windows power settings to "never sleep" and never turn off my monitor. The problem only primarily when I'm in a game, but has occasionally occurred when I'm on the desktop. I honestly think it's a problem with my monitor because my computer used to not do this, but I'm open to any ideas, and help with troubleshooting.

Is there a way to completely turn off power saving mode? I've read similar posts after Google searching and this seems to be a consistent problem with dell monitors. 

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I currently run Win7 Home Premium with a XFX HD4870 GPU. After adding a new hard drive to my system & re organized some power connections to increase airflow around my tower ive had a problem with my monitor sticking in power saving mode when i first boot up my system.
The monitor is a LG FLATRON W2243S. When i first turn on my system & monitor for the day, the monitor stops on power saving mode until my win7 desktop has fully loaded, but when i restart my system it activates from the off quick enough to show my GPU post screen before my board Post screen.

I swapped my monitor with the wifes & she plugged mine in hers & booted up this morning for the first time & both activated instantly to show the GPU post screens before anything else loads. But when i connected back my monitor after shutting down the system, i get the same power saving mode hang.

I know the monitor is not faulty or my GPU as it would of shown when i swapped monitors over to do the test. The only other possibility is my GPU at first boot isnt getting enough power to activate my Monitor strait away but im told thats not a likely cause being lack of power provided to the GPU, as i have 2 drives sharing the same lead that powers the GPU & i thought its struggling a little.

This is causing me problems mainly when i boot from a cd to perform boot time scans or other tools & my duel boot system i can use as i cant switch between whatever windows i want as it dosnt activate u... Read more

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The monitor light turns on, then it says power saving mode, and it goes blank. The blue light is still on, indicating it is turned on, but a black screen.

A:How do I get an LG Monitor out of Power Saving Mode?

You already have a thread going here - http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1096520-acer-desktop.html

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I have seen many threads with different sleep/ power saving issues but can't find the right one for me so here it goes: the monitor seems to go into power saving mode when entering/exiting a game such as a game in steam. (but it doesn't happen every time) the only way to get it out is hard restart. Yes I've tried other monitors, as well as display drivers, and there also seems to be nothing wrong in the Bios. Thanks for any help!

System Information
Time of this report: 3/22/2010, 17:52:48
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: HP-Pavilion
System Model: NC695AA-ABA m9515y
BIOS: )Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs), ~2.5GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8184MB RAM
Page File: 1405MB used, 14960MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No... Read more

A:Monitor goes into power saving mode!

Hey Kryosis,
Welcome to 7 Forums!

What are you entering/exiting? And also what are your system specs? This information is needed for a proper diagnostic.

Let us know,

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Once every couple of days when my monitor goes into power-saving mode, it will not wake up, no matter what keys I type, or how many mouse clicks I do. My power-saving settings within Windows 8.1 is set to No hibernation or sleep, so the PC is running while my monitor is in power-saving mode. I need to do a manual restart on my tower in order to re-start Windows. I suspect the OS may have something to do with it.

There are no BSOD errors that I see.

My hardware is as follow:
AMD X4 630 (OC)
256GB Crucial MX100 SSD
and a few other HD's.

Thank you!

A:Monitor Will Not Wake From Power-Saving Mode


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I have a Dell XPS 8300 that randomly goes into power saving mode. It could be anywhere between 1 to 5 minutes before it does this. I know the monitor is working as well as the cable, so neither of those are the problem. I actually already paid Dell to fix the issue, which they did, but now it's back to the same problem I was having before, and they want me to pay again.  I am wondering if I need a new graphics card. If anyone could help me with suggestions, I would greatly appreciate it.

A:Monitor randomly goes into power saving mode

A quick test of the added discrete video card would be to power the XPS 8300 off. Disconnect the power cable from the XPS 8300. Lay it down and open the cover. Disconnect the monitor from the video card. Remove the video card. Connect the monitor to the onboard video HDMI out port or the onboard video VGA out port. Turn the monitor on, then the XPS 8300. If it stays on using the onboard Intel video, then the video card may be faulty.

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I bought a new processor and motherboard today. The Monitor upon turning on just remains in Power Saving mode. This problem occured before the purchase. Everything seems to be working. The monitor is fine, the HDMI input works fine I use it for my PS3.

The problem occured first when the computer crashed for some reason and I rebooted and then this just occured.

Thanks if you can help somehow.

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Sorry to bump, I just really want the help.

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Hello! A week ago the problems with my monitor started. It suddenly went in power saving mode and I couldn't do anything. I rebooted my computer and my screen was really creepy, like the one the TV has when it's no signal. I then rebooted in safe mode with networking. I uninstalled my graphics driver and installed again. I then did that again and installed another one, the one I have now. For a day everything worked fine and I thought my problem was gone, but it happned again and now it happens more often. At first I would see "ANALOG OUT OF RANGE 28.0 kHz / 53 Hz" sign when the monitor shut down, but now that doesn't happen anymore.

I have an LG Flatron L1960TQ monitor. I tried to change the screen resolution as I thought it might be a problem, and it seems as if when it's only 800 x 600 it works more than usually, but the problem still occurs. Another thing that happens when I reboot the computer after the monitor shuts down is that sometimes some lines appear on the whole screen. They appear from the start, when the BIOS message appears and don't dissappear until I reboot again (sometimes not even then). If I take a print screen they don't appear. When that happens most of the time the graphics are very low quality too, lower than they should be.

At the moment I am in safe mode as I can't turn it on normally. The monitor whether shuts down when the welcome screen should appear or when the Windows loads it freezes and nothing... Read more

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Hi ppl, in the last week or so i have been having a problem. Whilst playing an online game my monitor will suddenly go black and say 'power saving mode'. I am using an LG Flatron L227WT monitor and a 9800 GX2 gpu.

I have tried wiping the pc and installing new gpu drivers and wiping the pc and installing 4 month old gpu drivers from when the monitor was fine but it isnt seeming to work.

Anyone got any suggestions to why its doing this?

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Recently my VGA port on graphic card(Nvidia Geforce gt 520) was broken so i decided to use dvi port.so i used dvi cable,but the resolution was maxed to 1024x768.I restarted the pc . After that the pc have'nt booted up.it goes into power saving mode.i have a lg monitor. The vga port worked but the display has a blue tint. Then again i restarted the pc,&now in both the modes ie vga n dvi mode the pc is not booting up n goes in power saving mode.

A:Monitor in power saving mode using DVI cable

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I have just moved house and had to disconnect all cables - now having put them all together again my LG Screen displays lg logo but then goes into power save mode and does not display anything from pc - the pc is booting up but i cannot see anything on the screen - can anyone help? thank you

A:Help desktop monitor in power saving mode

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LG flatron l222ws monitor goes to power saving mode during windows 7 installation, after i click install now, while my mouse arrow is that spinning circle,
also, moving the mouse or pressing buttons on keyboard do not wake it up

specs are the ones in profile, there is already a copy of windows on the machine but i booted from DVD, so they should not interfere

A:Monitor goes to power saving mode during windows 7 installation

Hey there,

Have you got a ps/2 keyboard and mouse that you could use?

If so, when the monitor goes to sleep, you should be able to wake it with these two connections because you don't need to install ps/2 connections. it automatically detects them on start up.

If not, I know this sounds simple, but try and just keep clicking and typing on your keyboard and mouse so that your monitor should not have time to go into sleep?

Try these and please tell me the results so I can try and help you further.

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I'm running Windows 8.1 desktop with 3 monitors. They are set up to show password-protected screensaver after 5 minutes of inactivity and then to turn all screens off after 30 minutes. It used to work great until ...

I installed Windows updates yesterday and noticed today that one of the screens doesn't go into power saving mode. It is weird because two other screens do. I noticed today when I walked into the room and saw this bluish glow.

I tried changing the setting in the CP under display to turn off screens after 1 minute and it still did the same.

Any idea how to fix it? Roll back the updates?

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My monitor Lenovo L22e-20 goes into stand by / power saving mode as soon as I connect with my laptop Gaming Lenovo Ideapad L340-15IRH-81LK.

The monitor only came with the VGA cable and I bought an HDMI cable since the laptop only has an HDMI interface. I already used another HDMI cable and won't connect. In the display settings the laptop recognizes the other monitor.

(1) Is it a common problem?

(2) Is there any problem with the monitor / laptop or hdmi cable is not compatible?

(3) Do I need to change any settings on the laptop?

Thank you in advance for your help.


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I really need help! It's been 3 years since I've been hooked up to the internet. I had Xplornet out to hook me up yesterday. After the guy left, I tried to hook up my Comwave for my phone service. Well, I don't know what I did, but my monitor went black. I turned it off and then on. The "Analogue Power Saving Mode" came on and then the screen went black again. Can anyone help me please?

A:Monitor shows it's in Analogue Power Saving Mode

howdy and welcome. Moving this to the hardware forum, as I'm pretty sure it's not a tech tip or a review.

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i have a Acer Aspire M5800-U5802A and on start up i went into its settings by pressing delete.

i set the settings to default and now i cant see anything on the monitor.

so i attached my desktop to my hdtv and it auto synced with it fixing the problem both on the monitor and hdtv (hooked up seperatly)

but then i went back to the same settings while booting up computer i pressed delete and it opened up a list of options that i reset to default.

now its black again, both on my hdtv and monitor.

my question is; is there a way i can get my desktop to auto sync with my hdtv or monitor so that it can recognize it?

computer is fine and not broken, no beep problem no ram problem just a settings problem.

id appreciate any help. thanks.

A:Solved: analog power saving mode LG Monitor

im going to try and use another monitor tomorrow and see if it automaticcaly syncs and resets the settings so something shows up on the monitor. looks like im on my own.

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Resetting CMOS did not solve my problem either. i have an M91P SmallFormFactor i5 2500. It was working with DVI HDMI until this problem happened. And i tried usIng VGA CONNECTOR to no avail either. Please help??
Mod's Edit: This post was moved to its own thread in the ThinkCentre desktop forum.

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Ststem:Monitor - LG Flatron W2442PEPC - HP Pavillion H8 1150UKProcessor - Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHzRAM 6.00 GbWindows 10 Home 64 bitWindows 7 Home 64 bitNVIDIA Geoforce GT 530 When playing games, after a few minutes the monitor will go into "power saving mode" and there is no way of getting it to turn back on - the PC is still running and you can hear the audio - but I have to reboot using the power switch. I have tried different cables DV and HDMI but it is not a connection issue. I have updated the driver, but it persists! Do I need a new graphics card to keep up with these  new games? If so can anybody recommend one that would be compatible?

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Hello, my problem happens only when I am gaming. Basically when I am playing a game such as the warhammer beta, I will go for hours and things will be fine. However, when there is a lot of movement on the screen, my computer stutters and my monitor turns all black then enters power saving mode. However, I can still hear the in-game sounds and my tower is still running. Turning my computer monitor on and off does not fix the problem. I have to manually restart my computer. I am pretty positive it is not a monitor issue. I believe the issue is either a faulty motherboard or perhaps a faulty video card.

My computer is mainly a 2000 dell with a replaced video card, motherboard, ram, cpu, and powersupply. When putting the motherboard in place (which is an Abit VT7) my brother forgot to put the copper bearings in the tower and just screwed in the motherboard. Flipping the switch on would produce nothing. Finally I discovered what he was doing wrong and placed the bearings inside. For years, nothing seemed to be wrong with my computer. Then, while playing counter-strike source and world of warcraft, I started getting horrible framerate and then the monitor would turn off like it does now, even though the rest of my computer is running fine.

I think that when my brother did not put in the copper bearings, he may have partially damaged my mobo and only now the problems of that initial damage are making themselves visible.

However, I read on another forum that the ... Read more

A:Monitor goes to power saving mode while gaming. Bad mobo or video card?

For future post, when you think you may have a hardware issue. Pls post your pc specs so that we can properly help you.

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I recently bought a Dell XPS 8900 desktop and Dell U2414H monitor. After hooking the two together with a Displayport to Displayport mini, everything seemed to be fine. There was a signal and the display was on. I turned off the monitor and put the computer in sleep mode for a little while. When I returned and turned both systems on, there was no picture. Just a statement saying the monitor was going into power saving mode. I tried unplugging and replugging the monitor back in and that didn't work. I got the same problem after connecting the computer to a different monitor so I suspect it's the desktop. I also get the same problem using the HDMI port instead. The only thing that seems to fix this is by doing a cold shut down and restart of the desktop. Can anyone tell me what the problem is under these circumstances?

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Hi All Recently our company purchase a bulk of x1-carbon and P27h-10 monitors. However we are expericing issues when we try to connect the laptop back to the monitor after some time. It does not wake up from the power saving mode. Even restarting the laptop does not solve this issue. We need to keep restarting multiple times and by chances it will be detected. This happens only with the x1-carbon laptops and we have no issues with other brand laptops like Dell. Just to note we have already update the firmware and drivers for the x1-carbon. The Lenovo on-site engineer have also replcace out display ports and motherboard of the notebook but the problem still exist till date.

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After restoring my desktop to factory settings and then rechecking to see if everything still worked, (it did....checked email and played solitaire) I gave it to a friend. When they hooked it back up and turned it on, the monitor just says power saving mode. Tried rebooting several times, moving mouse, pressing keys on keyboard, rechecking connections....nothing has worked. I am at a loss as to what is causing this. The computer is a 2005 Gateway running xp. Any help would be greatlly appreciated!

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When I start my computer, the monitor is stuck in power save mode. The screen appears blank until I hit a button that shows that it is in power save mode and can be activated using my pc. I can't activate it though. I tried unplugging everything, but that did not work. I checked if my video card was in properly, and it is. I tried using my old video card, but the monitor was still stuck in power save mode. I even tried using a different monitor and it was also stuck in power saving mode even though it works perfectly on my sister's computer. My monitor even works fine with her computer. I tried clearing the CMOS, but that didn't work. I have no clue what is wrong. It was working fine yesterday >.<. Any ideas?

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I have just moved my works PC to home and have reconnected all cables again but am having a black monitor screen, with orange on/off switch and not green.

At the back of the box the monitor cable has a male blue connector,, this is connected to another female blue connector then a larger white connector which goes into the box.

If you take the female blue connector/white connector off the the monitor displays the four coloured boxes for self test. When you replace the female/white connector it goes blank again in the power safe mode.

I cannot understand why it is not working and why it is going into power safe mode as nothing has changed and i am only 2 mins from work.
Can someone help as I am not brill.

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Hello All!

I had a quick question. I have steam and when I try to play the games such as counterstrike source, half life 2, and insurgency (all use soure mod), I get about 3/4 of the way through forconnecting to a server and my monitor turns into power saving mode and i'm not able to get it back.
Any thoughts?


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Hi there, my monitor is stuck in power save mode all of a sudden and my mouse and keyboard cant activate it. I know the monitor is good because I just tried it with another computer no problems. I have an old Dell Dimension 3000. Im thinking the RAM is bad on my computer because that is the only thing that i have changed in my computer lately and with my ignorance I bought some of the cheap no-name ebay ram.
Is there any signs to know it is the ram causing the video not to power up? The computer boots up as if things are perfectly fine, lights are on, fans come on, disk trays can open and close.....with my experience with bad RAM the computer makes some beeping noises and fails to boot up anything.

I would try my old OEM ram, but i dont have it available anymore. I plan to just try some new RAM but before I drop the money for it, are there any other possibilities of other things going bad? i dont have a video card, just on board.

I have also tried resetting the MOBO battery as well with no luck.

Thanks for any help.

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The Dell 3000 has diagnostic lights on the back.. you should have all 4 green,, if there are any yellow then you have a problem and you can check the color code combination here for a possible answer.

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Whenever I turn on my computer, the monitor doesn't turn on, but the computer does. When I turn on my monitor, it says "entering power save mode". Whenever I press any other buttons on my monitor, it says "there is no signal coming from your computer" and tells me to use my keyboard or mouse to wake it up and switch to another source. I've tried that, but it didn't work. I've tried unplugging it and plugging it back in, but that didn't work. How do I fix this?

A:Monitor stuck in power save mode

Always include exact PC model and version of Windows in your posts.
Can you test this monitor on a different PC or a different monitor on this PC?
How do you know the PC turns on if there's nothing on the monitor?

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I opened the tower to see how many memory slots I have available, and unplugged the monitor first. When I replugged it and powered up, I got a blank screen; the monitor buttons give me the message: In power save mode. Press any key on keyboard or move mouse.

Also, neither the mouse nor the keyboard light up.

I've checked all the connections and they seem to be fine.

I am running windows xp on a Dell Dimension 2300.

What else can I do?

A:Monitor stuck in power save mode

Can you reboot into the safe mode & if so go to control panel> power options> powerscemes dropdown menue> always on

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My monitor is stuck in power save mode ever since i restarted my computer the other day. I've tried unplugging everything, repluging, and restarting. I was reading that sometimes the monitor wont get a power on signal from the PC if the lithium battery on the motherboard is bad, so i took that out. I've tried unpluging the RAM, starting it with just one stick, then the other and also starting the PC without either RAM stick in. However, when i did this it didn't beep like it should signaling that there is a problem with my RAM (because it was gone). I don't think its the monitor though because i can use it in digital with my xbox (computer is hooked up to the analog port.) I don't have another computer that I can try the monitor on in analog though.

A month or so ago my monitor started going into power save mode and wouldn't come out without a manual restart. I tracked down that it was happening only when i was using a lot of graphical power, so i opened up my PC and cleaned out the dust (of which there was a shameful amount) and put everything back together...problem solved. I think my graphics card was overheating due to lack of ventilation brought on by excessive dust build up on the cooling fans. Well now its doing it again, except permenatly and a restart doesn't fix it. I tried switching out my graphics card (nvidia 7950) with an old nvidia 5000 series card but that didn't help either. These are all the suggestions i've fou... Read more

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sorry too bump this but i have a really important paper to do today and all my info is on my pc. Does anyone have any suggestions or ideas? Also it may be helpful to know that i think its my PC not booting up, because my keyboard lights never come on. Thanks in advance.

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for some odd reason my computer is stuck in power save mode......i am 2 computers doing it.........they both have an on-board video........

A:monitor stuck in power save mode...HELP

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Good day forum.

My LG D2343 is stuck in power save mode.

Tried different cables and my main monitor works fine on all GPU ports.

Reseated the ram and tried a different GPU.

Tried multiple restarts.

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Okay... I have a really bad feeling about this. Just now I plugged my headphones into the front jack and heard a bzzt sound and felt a shock in my ears. Immediately after that the screen went completely black. I tried moving my mouse but it didn't come back on. I tried pressing a button on the monitor but it says it's in power save mode and press any key or move the mouse but that didn't work... I'm guessing there's a really big chance I fried the video card there. Any way to figure out for sure?

A:Monitor stuck in power save mode.

Did you try using another display? Open your CPU and see if there is any burning smell. Check your PSU also for the burnt smell.

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After hooking up a new monitor, Dell 2010H, and it not leaving power save mode, I tried re-hooking up my old monitor, but my old monitor wouldn't leave power save either; so I tried powering down by holding in the power button (because, of course, without a monitor I couldn't navigate to shut the computer down properly) and then starting it back up. I have also tried the power button on both monitors them selves and when I do the indicator lights come on and then quickly turn to amber--sleep mode I assume. Everything was working fine until I hooked up the new monitor.

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