Use the monitor's on-screen display to control the monitor's brightness, contrast, color temperature, and input selection.
- A malfunctioning monitor is frequently confused…with a broken computer.…That's because the monitor is visual.…And as the PC's primary output device,…it's easy to believe…that the entire computer is broken…when it's just the monitor that doesn't work.…But there's more to a PC's graphic system…than just the display.…Inside the console,…you'll find the computer's display adapter.…It's either circuitry on the PC's motherboard…or stored on an expansion card.…And together with the monitor,…it comprises the PC's graphic system.…
The monitor connects to the graphics adapter…using a video cable.…A power cable connects the monitor to the wall.…Surprisingly, all of these cables must be connected…before anything works.…Check your cables and connections.…Further, both a computer and monitor must be powered on.…The monitor may have a power button or touch sensor.…This button or sensor has a lamp…which is illuminated when the monitor is on.…Further, most monitors use power saving technology,…so the button is one color…when the monitor is asleep, say yellow,…
- Diagnosing the causes of PC issues
- Troubleshooting hardware and software
- Performing startup and system restore steps
- Accessing the Task Manager
- Using the Registry Editor
- Fixing Windows
- Checking and freeing storage
- Fixing common printer issues
- Troubleshooting audio
- Restoring network connectivity
Skill Level Beginner
What you should know1m 3s
1. PC Trouble
2. Startup and Shutdown Issues
3. Problems and Solutions: Windows
4. Problems and Solutions: Mass Storage
5. Problems and Solutions: Printer
6. Problems and Solutions: Monitors and Graphics
Troubleshooting the monitor3m 54s
7. Problems and Solutions: Peripherals
8. Problems and Solutions: Networking
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