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My other computer has windows 10 ,it has gone into power

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hi my other computer has windows 10 ,it has gone into power saving mode and I cannot start it up. mike. do I still have to pay if you don't get my computer working?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Cody replied 1 year ago.

Is it a laptop or desktop. Powering it off and back on does nothing but have a black screen?

If it's a laptop unplug power cord and battery for a minute, leave battery out and plug it in. Then power it on.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ive tried switching it on and off no difference still in power saving mode
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it is a desktop with windows 10
Expert:  Cody replied 1 year ago.

the power saving mode is probably indicating that the monitor/cable is not working correctly. Double check the monitor cables, plug them in/out going to from computer and make sure they are tight. Do you know if it's vga (blue end) or dvi (white end) or something else?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok did that no response ,the computer is a dell OptiPlex 3010 it has two orange lights on on the front numbers 3and4.
Expert:  Cody replied 1 year ago.

What color are the ends of the monitor cable?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
one lead iswhite to blue and the other screen is opposite blue to white been working fine till yest
Expert:  Cody replied 1 year ago.

sounds like you have an external graphics card if you have dual monitors

Are both monitors plugged into the very bottom external graphics card? You probably got a Windows update related to your internal/external graphics card. Try only plugging 1 monitor in at a time to see what happens.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry one screen is white, the other is blue
Expert:  Cody replied 1 year ago.

blue is probably going to internal graphics card, plug that in

then unplug white cable

Expert:  Cody replied 1 year ago.

then try the opposite if that doesnt work

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok did both it went straight back to power saving mode.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you still there.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hello are you still there or do I have to to just answer.
Expert:  Cody replied 1 year ago.

I had to leave for awhile. Can you remove the external graphics card and just use the internal one?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
don't have external its internal
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
all it says is auto detect power saving mode. each time I start up

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