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Monitor problem Dell 15" E151FPp LCD monitor goes blank after startup and i have to restart the PC for it to come back. I changed the power options in control panel that didnt work.What do you suggest?

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  • Alister Allert Jun 26, 2007

    Solved the problem the primary problem was the onboard video but by extension there seems to be a problem with the mainboards of the GX270 (bad capacitor i believe) an AGP card should do the trick for now. thanx for your help



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It sounds as if you have a resolution set that the display does not support. Restart your machine in safe/VGA mode by holding down F8 while the machine boots. Once in safe mode, set the resolution (Right click--> properties--> Settings--> Screen Resolution) to one that your display supports.

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