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I am getting a self test feature check box floating around on my Dell monitor. The computer is on but the only thing on the screen is that box. How do I get the actual picture to come up and get rid of this self test feature box?

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Check your vga cable!

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Hi ! My dell LCD monitor is having a problem that a self test box floats in front

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Ensure that the monitor cable is firmly connected to both the back of the monitor and to the video card on the PC.

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