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Is the computer turned on? There is a light on the CPU. If the computer is on, it will be lit.

Is the computer plugged in? Check to see if ALL plugs are secure.

 Power cord from the computer to the power strip.

 Power strip to the wall socket.

Is the Power Strip turned on? There is a light on the strip. If the strip is on, the indictor light will be on.

Is the Monitor on? There is a light on the monitor. If the monitor is on, it will be lit. If it is turned on, check the contrast and brightness buttons to see if they have been tampered with.

Is the computer in Power Save or Sleep mode? Move the mouse or press any key on the keyboard to see if the computer will "wake-up."

Are all peripherals plugged in? Verify that all cables and cords leading in to and out of your computer to insure they are all in tight and not disconnected.

Secure the following to the computer:

 Monitor

 Mouse

 Keyboard

 Printer

 Network cable to computer and wall (Blue)

Is the printer turned on? There is a light on the printer. If the printer is on, the indictor light will be on.

Is the printer plugged in?

Here are some basic trouble shooting tips for new monitors:

  1. The picture does not appear
    • Check to make sure the signal cable is firmly connected in the socket.
    • Check to see if the computer system's power is ON.
    • Check that the Brightness Control is at the appropriate position, not at the minimum.
  2. The Screen is not synchronized
    • Check to make sure the signal cable is firmly connected in the socket.
    • Check that the output level matches the input level of your computer.
    • Make sure the signal timing of the computer system is within the specification of the monitor.
  3. The position of the screen is not in the center
    • Adjust the H-Size, H-Phase or V-Size, V-Center controls.
    • Check if the signal timing of the computer system is within the specification of the monitor.
  4. The screen is too bright or too dark
    • Check if the Brightness or contrast control is at the appropriate position, not at the maximum or minimum.
    • Check if the specified voltage is applied
    • Check if the signal timing of the computer system is within the specification of the monitor.
    • Especially, check the horizontal frequency.
  5. The screen is shaking
    • Move all objects that emit a magnetic field, such as a motor or transformer, away from the monitor.
    • Check if the specified voltage is applied.
    • Check if the signal timing of the computer system is within the specification of the monitor.
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