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Will not restart, has been deadlocked in power safe. I pressed any key and moved the mouse. Nothing.

My Dell will not come back on. When I push the plus button on the screen it says locked in power safe mode. Press any key or move mouse. It will not come back on. Thanks Jessica Vandenberg vandenbergjessica@hotmail.com I called Dell, but failed to understand the tech support as he had a heavy accent and I am not able to understand him.

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Sounds to me that Windows is setting your computers video controller to output a video signal whose timing is not compatible with your display. You may be able to boot Windows in safe mode and then be able to pick a compatible video timing ( refresh rate) in the display settings Windows control panel. Did your monitor come with any kind of setup disk?
If your monitor is a flat panel try the resolution refresh rate at 60MHz. Lower than a CRT.
Hope this does it for you, please leave rating...

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