Monitor goes blank after 1 sec when I turn the monitor power off then back on. While the computer is booted up and running I can power down the monitor and then turn it back on the screen show the desktop for less then a second the black. The power light in cornor is green PS It's a ViewSonic Flat Panel 19" screen
If you can, you must lower the brightness.
For my ViewSonic, it was 1, down, 2, down, 2, downdowndowndowndowndowndowndown...
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