Question about Dell W1700 17 in. HD-Ready LCD Television

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No pic, no sound

Just died on me recently. If I continously hit the TV/monitor button on the remote or TV while moving the mouse, the computer screen comes on for a second and then disappears. Weird. No TV whatsoever. I real piece of work this is to die after 4 years. Thoughts? Thank you.

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  • feelscrewed Jan 16, 2008

    just happened to me today. After speaking with Dell today, they told me that the only solution is a new t.v. After spending way too much money on Dell products, I'll go elsewhere.

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2008

    My W1700 experienced the same problem today. I tried resetting it (holding the remote's power button down for 20 seconds), unplugged and replugged everything, still nada. No audio, no visual after the 1-second flash of the auto-test screen on PC mode. On to a newer TV - it's out of warranty, so Dell won't touch it. I did get some repair places recommended by Dell:

    The first wants $120, but I'm not sure they can fix it? Too bad, it was a nice little machine while it lasted.

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2008

    No pic/no sound, no power indication. screen is only 2yrs old

  • Rachiecp3 Mar 10, 2008

    I have the Dell W1700 monitor/television. My house was struck by lightening when I started having issues with it. The screen turns on and shows the test, then blacks out and shows the windows operating system for a split second, then blacks out again. I tried hooking it up as an external monitor from my laptop, same issues. Any thoughts?




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