Usually that is what happens when you disconnect monitor from running computer. Kind
of a safety feature so you will not burn nothing on your MB
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"crooozin" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> About 4 days ago, this computer started behaving erratically on many
> accounts but this is the most puzzling.
> Attached to the machine I have (or had) a small touchscreen (Xenarc
> 702TSV). The screen was the first item to have problems; one of the
> ribbon cables on the circuit board came loose and that was the beginning
> of its demise.
> During troubleshooting of the screen, I disconnected it by simply
> removing the vga cable from the connector on the screen -and the
> computer turned off unexpectedly.-
> Thinking it might have been an anomaly or just a coincidence, I
> repeated the disconnect after Windows rebooted. Same thing.
> I used three seperate different monitors. Same thing.
> As soon as I plug the vga cable back in the computer comes roaring back
> to life, albeit completely rebooting.
> I cannot find anything hardware-related that this would be due to, so
> I'm wondering if there's anything in software that this could be due to?
> Some other info: running Vista Ultimate 32, 4 gig ram, ASUS P5EVM-HDMI,
> a solid state drive, and some other stuff.