Monitor to desktop keeps going black!!!

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Monitor to desktop keeps going black!!!

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When my new Inspiron computer is turned on a 545S model, the monitor, which is also new a S2209W Flat Panel Monitor, shows the normal background picture for a moment, along with a blue center message saying "Auto Detect Analog" ,   then goes black.  The power button in the lower right corner is still white(shows that it has power).  If I turn the monitor off and then back on it shows the picture for a second then goes black again.  If I hook up my old monitor, the (one I am using to type this) it computer seems to be fine.  I just cant figure out to keep the new monitor on, and why do I have to keep pushing the on and off button to see 2 seconds at a time on the screen.  Help!!!

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