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Monitor Goes To Sleep, Will Not Come Back


I have just installed windows 7 home premium upgrade from windows vista home premium. Now when my monitor goes to sleep, it will not come back on when the computer restarts. Why? My monitor will not come back on when i restart the computer after entering sleep mode.

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