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How do I stop my monitor from blacking out in Vista

How do I stop my monitor from blacking out in Vista

I've started having problems with one of my two monitors in Vista. It starts flickering and then blacks out. If I change the resolution, the monitor starts working again, and then is fine if I change it back to native resolution. It will then work fine until the next session (after a reboot or the energy saver screen save has taken effect). It used to only do this after reboots or once or twice a month. Has anyone experienced anything similar to this? Is it a driver issue or might it some how be video card or Monitor related? Any help would be appreciated as it is starting to get really annoying.

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bert [Entry]

Must be a Vista bug, it appears the solution to my problem was to upgrade to Windows 7.
bert [Entry]

"Is the monitor going into sleep mode after the flickering? Sometimes clicking on the monitor's settings buttons can wake them back up..

Could be a power issue. Maybe try powering that monitor off a different plug to the rest of your system.

You could try and swap monitors around, that will tell you if its the monitor, or the feed from the video card that's causing the problem. (ie, swap your left and right monitors around)"