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Monitor blinks My monitor goes black and the power light blinks. I have to unplug it to get it to stop. Some times it will not stop.

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Call the manufacturer. this monitor if mad by hyundai, which believe it is, is poorly mad and my customers have had many problems with them

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Monitor power light blinks, then goes out. PC screen goes black.

Unplugging the power cord repeatedly is not a good idea! I hope this helps: 1- After you get a picture, go to "Device manager" (Click on Start-Programs-settings-device manager) and make sure that there is not question or an exclamation mark next to Monitors. If that is the case you might need to reinstall the driver! 2- Make sure that your video card is not faulty by hooking up a different monitor and see if it is working ok. If you still have the same problem, then you need to replace the video card. 3- Check all cables and power cords and make sure that there's good connectivity on all ends (before powering up the machine) and that there are no nicks or cuts. If possible try replacing the monitor's data cable as well. Good luck

Apr 24, 2010 | HP Vs17 17" LCD Flat Panel Monitor

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Dell LCD Monor light keeps blinking green, screen is black cannot stop blinking unless unplugged from power source but upon plugging back in monitor starts blinking green again

Your monitor has a bad power supply board. This happens often on LCD monitors because of the heat buildup in them. If you can solder them go to our web site at: We have a step by step dis-assembly and repair guide for your monitor. There are several versions of the E173FP some end in b , f, or c so be sure to check your monitor.

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Aug 27, 2009 | Dell E173FP 17" LCD Monitor

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Dell E173FP Screen blinking red, green, blue, white

The monitor is probably on protection.

To start unplug monitor from power and from computer and test computer with different monitor to find out if it is monitor or computer fault.

If it is computer fault and no video signal , then test:

  • Video cable.
  • Video adapter on PC (sometimes integrated on motherboard)
  • Motherboard.

If it is monitor fault , then the monitor is on protection.

When on protection you keep having a flashing led on front of the monitor , and monitor turning off by itself after a while, that indicates a fault condition.

The flashing light indicates a diagnostic state called protection.
When the Monitor goes on protection there are only two possible causes.

1The internal circuits are jammed because of electrostatic charges accumulating on capacitors, or because of a wrong voltage read by the main chip on your monitor controller board. this started the protection circuit.

2 The protection circuit detected a wrong voltage or a broken contact, identified an internal fault and kicked in , starting the flashing light.

If you are in situation one, then the monitor will reset just unplugging power cord for one or two hours,sometimes even minutes.

If you are in situation 2 , then there is an internal fault.

Common faults that can occur are a blown capacitor on power board, faulty inverter board, faulty input board, or a fault on LCD Digital Controller board.

Check also the video cable or any external connection cable, if the cable is shorting, or the connector is bad, you can get same flashing state because of the video cable.

Try moving the video cable, and if the cable is not built in, then also try a replacement cable.

If under warranty contact the manufacturer ringing the number on the user manual

If you want to repair at your own expenses, just locate any good qualified repairer.

Apr 16, 2009 | Dell E173FP 17" LCD Monitor

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Dell 17'' flat panel monitor power light is blinking

some transistors on the board have shorted they supply power to the inverter to run the lamps, they power is not cut off intermittently and the protection circuit has stopped the monitor. the fix is here
goo dluck if you want it fixed for you let me know

Mar 22, 2009 | Dell E173FPf 17" TFT LCD Flat Panel...

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Sampo Flat Screen Black unless unplug and plug back in

i had the same problem now my monitor wont even turn on if i do that the power light just keeps blinking maybe its a sign of a dying monitor

Jan 16, 2009 | Sampo PD-70 15" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

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No picture on monitor 997M

One reason that this is happening could be that it is on Power saving mode. This happens when the LCD monitor detecs an incorrect timing then thats the time that the LCD goes blank and the power botton starts to blink.

what you need to do is to turn the computer off. Unplug cables attach to the LCD make sure it is also off, once done press the power botton for a couple of 30secs to a minute and then release. After doing so re-connect all the cables and make sure that both ends is tight and secure once everything is ok turn the computer on same with the monitor to check if it solves the problem.

Jan 08, 2009 | Microtech Computer Monitors

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Black screen, blinking power light, no signal

It's seems you got a defective DVI card. Try using a VGA cable instead. Have nice day!

Aug 22, 2008 | ViewSonic VX924 19" LCD Monitor

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Monitor Went Black

It sounds like the monitor might be going bad. I would try hooking up another computer to it. If it works with another computer, then I would say the Video card might be going bad.

Mar 01, 2008 | Dell E173FP 17" LCD Flat Panel Monitor

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