LG Flatron in Power Saving Mode when I attempt to boot PC [Solved/Closed]

jerfleet 2 Posts Wednesday July 27, 2016Registration date August 4, 2016 Last seen - Jul 27, 2016 at 10:47 AM - Latest reply: jerfleet 2 Posts Wednesday July 27, 2016Registration date August 4, 2016 Last seen
- Aug 4, 2016 at 09:30 AM
Hello,
My LG Flatron M228WD Monitor goes into "Power Saving Mode" as my Dell Dimensions 5000 PC (yes, I know its old) attempts to boot. I have NVIDIA installed.
Boot light stays "green". I get nothing on the monitor apart from advising its a RGB output/input in top left hand corner before it goes blank.
I've read through previous fixing suggestions but they seem to include a Fn key that my keyboard doesn't have. Only F1 ro F12 inclusive.
Also tried Num-Lock suggestion - no luck and other suggestions
Also there's a loud whirring noise from inside the PC casing. I've cleaned which reduced it a little.
I have several important emails that I definitely do not want to lose
I'm a non techie and can't give further info but I'll attempt to answer questions if led by the nose
Can anyone help me please?


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xpcman 19324 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus September 25, 2018 Last seen - Jul 28, 2016 at 03:09 PM
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Thank you
The "poser saving mode" message is generated by the monitor when it does not receive an in-put signal from the computer. It appears that you computer has died and needs the services of a PC repair shop.

Good Luck
jerfleet 2 Posts Wednesday July 27, 2016Registration date August 4, 2016 Last seen - Aug 4, 2016 at 09:30 AM
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Thank you
Hi, to let you know a techie mate advised that I changed the GFX card. I did and my old XP PC is working again. Like getting an old friend back.