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Flashing yellow light on Dell Monitor - what does it mean?

Nothing displays on monitor. flashing yellow light on power button of monitor. what does it mean?

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  • jimbob1955 Dec 06, 2008

    anyone able to tell me what this means ?
    replace monitor...new video card.....other ???


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It means the display is in power save mode. This status occurs when the display is on but not receiving any signal.

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