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My dell E173FPC monitor screen is black and doesnot show for more than 2 seconds although the green power button is on.

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Hello,

You have a unit with a failure in the backlight power supply. This is a common problem with LCD monitors after 2-3 years of use. Here is a link to an article we have posted that shows what needs to be done to repair the unit along with full parts list: http://www.ccl-la.com/blog/index.php/dell-e172fpc-e173fpc-repair/ If you can solder then you can do the repair yourself. If you don't care to do the repair we do offer a repair service for the unit, details can be found here: http://www.ccl-la.com/blog/index.php/service-request-form/

I hope this helps, if so please rate our solution.

Buddy
Corporate Computer
www.ccl-la.com

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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