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My dell 228 flat panel seems to be stuck in hibernate/sleep mode with a yellow pwr light.

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Is it blinking?
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Hee is a link to the I1000 manual

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins1000/en/Y69601LRs.pdf

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