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My Dell Monitor isn't working....yellow light?

I just unpacked it from being in storage for six months. The screen will not light up and the light next to the power button is yellow. Ideas?

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  • jessicalacey Feb 19, 2008

    It actually ended up being the video card.....Dell is sending someone out to fix it today. Thanks

  • Anonymous May 16, 2008

    Monitor will not light up . The switch will nto come on either.



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  • skilly619 May 27, 2008

    I use my desktop regularly, and I turned it on today and it worked. But while my PC was starting up i accidentally brushed my graphics card with a piece of metal from another part of my PC. That was when my monitor's colors got messed up and it had green at 100%. I turned off my PC to try and rectify the problem, but the monitor stayed on and now it won't turn off unless I unplug it. My PC works just fine, but my monitor won't acknowledge anything i do. It won't show anything when i start my PC or turn off. The light is stuck on yellow.


  • demimo Nov 10, 2008

    I moved to a new home and set up my Dell computer weeks later. The monitor comes on green for a short second before returning to a solid yellow. This is the monitor - Dell D1728D-LS VS17X Monitor. I can press the buttons to the left and get a response, i.e. "Digital input. Self Test Feature Check" comes up and when I hold the key down long enough I get a green light on the monitor. So far, nothing.

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My yellow light wont go off...all of the green buttons are lit...and I did test it on another machine...any suggestions?

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

A yellow light indicates no signal input. Test it on another machine.

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A yellow light indicates no signal input. Test it on another machine.

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