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Dell 2001FP Hello - My Dell 2001FP woks fine in anolog mode but the minute connect it via DVI, the power light goes from green to amber and there's no picture. I occassionally get the message that the monitor is in sleep mode, move the mouse or pree any key, but nothing ever happens. What should I do?

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You rmonitor is likely fine, and the culprit is most probably your PC, specifically the graphics card. We won't rule out the monitor, however, until learning the specifics regarding your equipment - PC, graphics card, motherboard, and so forth, please.

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