Question about Dell E177FP LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Black spot size quarter on my dell monitor and a thic white line

Help! I just sold a dell computer with a flat screen to a coworker. I used it the night before with no problems. Now I see my friend has a black spot the size of a quarter on the screen and a white line about a third of the monitor. Everything is connected and I am at a lost. I have no clue what to check.

Please help.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 180 Answers

There are 2 answers here. First is (bad) luck of the draw for your buddy and that would be that it just happened to go bad when you gave it to him. I could believe that except for the black spot. That leads me to believe he inadvertently pressed something in the spot and the pixels are now bad. This may have happened when he or even you were transporting it or as he was carrying it in.
The question I see is how do you resolve it? If you were lucky enough to have plugged it in prior to your coworker taking it, the onus would be on him/her. If not-and to avoid bad blood at work- you may want to refund a portion of the price. Sorry there is no clear cut answer here but in the future if you should do so again, let the purchaser see it al works beforehand.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

A spot developed in center of screen next day black lines across screen from the original spot


it sounds like you have a small crack on your screen that has gotten worse over time, these black areas are where the lcd crystals aren't active anymore, unfortunately there isn't allot you can do apart from buy a new screen or put up with the black lines.

May 02, 2011 | Gateway FPD 1730 17" Flat Panel LCD...

1 Answer

I have a dell monitor model e172fpt i have power when it turn on has white on the screen and turn on blue and black screen


not a expert just trying to help,,, try a different monitor and see if it works or not,, if you have same problem it is in the computer,, hope this help you

Feb 25, 2010 | Dell E173FPf 17" TFT LCD Flat Panel...

1 Answer

Black spot is growing on my LCD Monitor


It is the LCD itself failing, no repair for the LCD itself, the screen will need to be replaced. Likely cheaper to replace the entitr monitor

Sep 20, 2009 | ViewSonic Optiquest Q9b 19" Flat Panel LCD...

3 Answers

Black Spot on Soyo LCD Screen


to get rid of it you will need to replace the screen.

Aug 19, 2009 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Hp dv9000 switches on to show coloured lines on screen.


Hello

My first guess is that the screen circuitry has gone bad - although fixable. Use an external monitor to verify this. If the external monitor is fine then the screen circuitry is bad, if the external screen shows the same problem then the video chip or associated circuitry has gone bad. My company fixes these all the time.

Jul 28, 2009 | HP L1702 17" LCD Monitor

2 Answers

I have black spots on my monitor screen that seem to multiplying.


I hate to say it, but that's fatal qqb012.gif

The black dot will just grow until the rest of the screen fades.

It is pixels dieing in the monitor

Jul 22, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My dell e196fp lcd monitor has white lines


Dell had a problem with horizontal lines in some of their monitors a little while back. I would try contacting Dell Tech Support to see if your monitor is one of the one effected. I think they were replacing the monitors that had the problem, but I'm not completely sure.

Mar 15, 2009 | Dell E196FP 19-inch Flat Panel Monitor -...

1 Answer

2 fades black lines in the screen


You have to connect it to your computer. Then set it as 2nd monitor (note, you'll have to set the screen size correctly for it to show up.. your tv book will tell you what it can handle.. mine is 1360x768...

Then, use your monitor set up on the computer to set that one to all white. Brightness to full, Contrast, etc...

Or, you can create a picture in paint or photoshop or any graphics program that is all white. Make it bigger than the monitor size. and slide it over there. That simple.. :)

Note, you have to let it 'burn' for quite a long time.. (many hours) You may want to call the tech support and find out what would be safe..

Hope that helps you.. let me know..

Oct 01, 2008 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

Black spots


If you hit the screen, then there is noting you can do. the lcd matrix would need to be replaced.

Apr 05, 2008 | Dell E173FP 17" LCD Monitor

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell E177FP LCD Monitor Logo

Related Topics:

1,088 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18357 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...