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Why does my computer have a floating thing that says 3:digital input self test feature check

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You monitor is not properly connected to the computer. Check the video output cable and specially, the pins. You may have a doubled pin no making contact

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SOURCE: I am getting a self test feature check box floating around on my

Ensure that the monitor cable is firmly connected to both the back of the monitor and to the video card on the PC.

Posted on Mar 16, 2010

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it mean that
* either the data cable which goes from computer to monitor is loose or bad
* the computer is off or not turning on .

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check your vga cable!

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from my past history dell has/is problems with the E153pc and the E172pb is it under warranty and have you gotten hold of dell about this I have had cases where they have replaced monitors.

sorry it was no great help but dell knows of this problem. dont let them bull**** you.

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

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Your monitor provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. If your monitor and computer are properly connected but the monitor screen remains dark, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps:
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Self-Test Feature Check (STFC) Your monitor provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. If your monitor and computer are properly connected but the monitor screen remains dark, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps:
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  2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. To ensure proper Self-Test operation, remove Analog (blue connector) cables from the back of computer.
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