No signal on monitor

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gesinc Posts 1 Registration date Saturday August 9, 2014 Status Member Last seen August 9, 2014 - Aug 9, 2014 at 02:37 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Aug 9, 2014 at 02:55 PM
I had this same problem on 2 different computers, both Dell 660, read all the forums, lots of people with the same problem tech solutions rarely fixed anybodies problem including mine. Monitor Acer touchscreen windows 8, connected with HDMI and USB. While both of these are connected add the VGA cable and power up computer, VGA will open the monitor (primary connection ), I then pressed adjust screen resolution ( not sure if this step is required ) then noticed I had touchscreen capabilities again. Unplugged the VGA connector and monitor stayed on. Rebooted computer everything worked correctly. Then went to control panel in PC settings and turned off sleep mode for computer and monitor, one I think good idea I got from tech thoughts of causing the problem.

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,829
Aug 9, 2014 at 02:55 PM
Thanks for the info.
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