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March 19, 2011 7:06:38 PM

When I turn on my wall switch, my PC comes on automatcially, but I have to push the ON button on my LCD monitor. I would like the monitor to switch on automatically also.

Could someone please advise how I can do this? This is important since the ON switch on the LCD is not responding well and I would rather not touch it anymore. FYI, my old Samsung CRT had this feature.



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MOTHERBOARD INFO
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Model DG41RQ
Version AAE54511-203
Serial Number AZRQ92600DRF
North Bridge Intel G41 Revision A3
South Bridge Intel 82801GB (ICH7/R) Revision A3
CPU Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @ 2.93GHz
Cpu Socket Socket 775 LGA
System Slots 3 PCI
Memory Summary
Maximum Capacity 8192 MBytes
Memory Slots 2
Error Correction None


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BIOS INFO
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Property Value
BIOS Vendor Intel Corp.
BIOS Version RQG4110H.86A.0009.2009.0108.1005
BIOS Date 01/08/2009
BIOS Size 1024 KB
BIOS Starting Segment F000h
DMI Version 2.4
Characteristics - supports PCI



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LCD MONITOR INFO

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Property Value
Monitor Name BenQ G2220HD (Analog)
Monitor ID BNQ7820
Model BenQ G2220HD
Manufacturer BenQ
Manufacturing Date 2009, Week 25
Input Analog Input Voltage - 0.700V/0.300V
Serial Number F6904735026
Display Size 21.7" (48 cm x 27 cm)
Horizontal Frequency 24-83 kHz
Vertical Frequency 50-76 Hz
Current Resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz - Aspect Ratio 16:9
Supported Resolution 1152 x 720 @ 60Hz - Aspect Ratio 16:10
Supported Resolution 1152 x 864 @ 75Hz - Aspect Ratio 4:3
Supported Resolution 1280 x 720 @ 60Hz - Aspect Ratio 16:9
Supported Resolution 1280 x 800 @ 60Hz - Aspect Ratio 16:10
Supported Resolution 1280 x 960 @ 60Hz - Aspect Ratio 4:3
Supported Resolution 1440 x 900 @ 60Hz - Aspect Ratio 16:10
Supported Resolution 1440 x 900 @ 75Hz - Aspect Ratio 16:10
Supported Resolution 1680 x 1050 @ 60Hz - Aspect Ratio 16:10
EDID Version 1 revision 3
Max dot clock (video bandwidth) 210 MHz
DPMS Mode Support Active Off

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March 21, 2011 1:08:21 PM

if you have a lack-of-power situation all the lcds that i've had to deal with require a power button press to turn back on.

you might be able to get around this by leaving the monitor plugged into an "always-on" source and setting the monitor to go to "sleep-mode" once it senses X minutes of inactivity (no signal) if your monitor supports this.

if your monitor doesnt support such a feature it might be best to get the power switch fixed. being that its a simple momentary switch it wouldn't be all that hard to replace , though it might look ugly. if it is under warranty then send it in for repair instead.
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March 24, 2011 6:00:57 AM

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