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White screen on monitor

I have a Dell 17inch flat screen. It is about 4 years old. The system (tower) is fine but the monitor frequently turns to a white screen. Sometimes it will come back after being turned off for a few hours. Right now, it is white and has been for 3 days- despite being turned off most of the last 3 days.

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    Windows XP. I have a Dell.

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    what is your operating system?

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O cant suggest anything appart from buying a new one sorry.

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