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My Dell E172FPb flickers & has straight, thin

My Dell E172FPb flickers, and the picture 'bulges" It also has straight, thin black lines on the display - like pencil marks. Any suggestions?

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#1 Connect monitor to another system, make sure the issue is the Monitor, not the video card.
#2 Try a different VGA or DVI cable
If the issue is isolated to the monitor, it is cheaper to replace it than to repair it (Refurb 17" LCDs are $69 on Dell's Outlet

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