It’s a common problem that can have a few different causes. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the most common reasons why your monitor might go black and what you can do to fix it.
One of the most common reasons for a black screen is simply that the monitor isn’t turned on. Check to make sure that the power cord is plugged in and that the monitor is turned on. If the monitor has a power button, make sure that it’s in the ON position.
Another common reason for a black screen is that the monitor isn’t receiving a signal from the computer. This can be caused by a few different things. First, check to make sure that all of the cables are plugged in correctly. If you’re using a DVI or HDMI cable, make sure that it’s plugged into the correct port on both the monitor and the computer. If you’re using a VGA cable, make sure that it’s plugged into the correct port on the computer. You may also need to adjust the settings in the Display Properties dialog box. To do this, right-click on the desktop and select Properties. Then, click on the Settings tab and make sure that the correct monitor is selected in the drop-down menu. If you’re still having trouble, try restarting the computer.
If you’re still seeing a black screen, there are a few other things that you can try. First, try unplugging the monitor from the power outlet and then plugging it back in. This can sometimes reset the monitor and fix the problem. If that doesn’t work, try unplugging the monitor from the computer and then plugging it back in. This can sometimes reset the connection between the monitor and the computer and fix the problem. If you’re still having trouble, try plugging the monitor into a different power outlet. If the problem persists, the monitor may be defective and will need to be replaced.