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Dell lcd monitor with vertical lines

Hi I have a dell 17 inch lcd monitor, and all it does is turn on and show vertical lines all through the screen. It did work but dosen't now, it changes colors up to a point. first its white when I turn it on then its colorful after.

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Re: dell lcd monitor with vertical lines

I have a similar problem on a Dell 9200 Inspiron with a 17-inch 1440x900 LCD. Apparently this is a known issue for Dell and they have extended the warranties to cover this for free. I just got off the phone with them and they're fixing my for free. Call them.

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Re: dell lcd monitor with vertical lines

You have a filter problem, check power supply for bad capacitors.

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