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I have a problem with a Dell e173fp monitor. On power up, the power LED goes green and screen flashes on once very dimmly, then goes black.

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Look for shorted out transistors (4) (c5706/5707) in the inverter circuits, this is common problem, post back what you see so we can guide you further.

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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.

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Depending on when you bought it. There should be at least a one year warranty. If its still under warranty have dell replace it.
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try to start your pc in safemode with vga mode with thjis faulty monitor
hope you know how to do it
start pc (powerr on)
then continuously press F8 key then it will show you boot menu
select safemode with command prompt
then if it show desktop on screen this means your monitor is having problem with resolution try to downgrade your monitor's resolution
rightclik on desktopgo to properties
select settings
here you can find screen resolution make it to 800X 600 just for one time
then restart your pc it will auto select proper screen resolution

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Sounds like you have a bad connection from your monitor to your computer. First check and make sure the connection between them is tight. Does your computer boot up and run though? If your computer is not booting up the monitor will default back to the flashing green power light

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