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Dell Monitor (e171fpb) is black

Apparently has power (green light is on), but screen is black. Does this model have a fuse?

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Try checking your connections, and also restarting your computer with the monitor plugged in. If you've made any internal changes to your computer, back them out one at a time restarting each time until your monitor works. If you hear any beeping or still can't get it to work, let me know
Let me know if this helps

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