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Monitor will not start

One day the monitor refused to start up as normal- the on/off button began flashing green every 2 seconds and the screen was black. Pressing the on/off button had no effect. I swapped the monitor to an Acer and this worked perfectly. I reconnected the Del monitor and found the same problem, so I have reconnected the Acer monitor which is working fine. Your mates have suggested a problem with the video card- but how can this be so if another monitor works ok? Do you have another suggestion?

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Most common failures in Dell E153/152/172/173 are blown fuse, shorted transistors in the inverter circuits.
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