Monitor keeps going in power save mode

diane31diane Posts 1 Registration date Thursday June 11, 2009 Status Member Last seen June 11, 2009 - Jun 11, 2009 at 06:31 PM
 boog - Feb 18, 2013 at 09:24 PM
I am trying to connect my laptop to a monitor. The monitor worked fine with a pc when I last used it, a while ago. I have recently used the same laptop with another monitor, and that worked fine. But those two together... the best I managed was to get the monitor to show me the laptop's desktop for 2 seconds before going back to safe mode. Any idea what's going on??
Thanks in advance!

4 responses

lineborder171 Posts 2 Registration date Monday April 27, 2009 Status Member Last seen June 12, 2009 22
Jun 12, 2009 at 07:22 AM

check the VGA cable, it might be loose.

press the Fn key and CRT/LCD key found in the F keys to switch the screen.
Thanks, I had the Power Save Mode thing, so I tried your idea and pressed the Fn +F5 keys,
Now it works great! Thanks again

I think you just solved my problem too!!!
i tried this method it doesnt work please help my computer goes into power save mode after 15 mins of me playing an online or disc game the screens power light just blinks and power save mode pops up and it goes to a black screnn please please help me
Just solved my issue! Thank you!
where u find these keys