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My computer is on but on the screen it says self test feature check with a list of colors. What do I do from here?

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Welcome to FixYa!
First of all, kindly check the cable connection of the monitor going to the computer.. check if it is connected properly to the computer
I've also sent a message to ask for a clarification for this.

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Try to check the vga cable (from your monitor to the cpu)make it tight, if it can't fix your problem turn off your computer, open the case, remove your memory (RAM) and try to clean it with pencil eraser, put your memory again to your mainboard and turn on your pc, if this can't fix your problem maybe the display adapter (VGA) is broken, if you use and external vga try same way with your memory, if you use an internal vga you should find another vga to test on your cpu

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Self-Test Feature Check (STFC) Your monitor provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. If your monitor and computer are properly connected but the monitor screen remains dark, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps:
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  2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. To ensure proper Self-Test operation, remove Analog (blue connector) cables from the back of computer.
  3. Turn on the monitor. The floating 'Dell - self-test Feature Check' dialog box should appear on-screen (against a black background) if the monitor cannot sense a video signal and is working correctly. While in self-test mode, the power LED remains green and the self-test pattern will scroll through the screen continually.
  4. Turn off your monitor and reconnect the video cable; then turn on both your computer and the monitor.
If your monitor screen remains blank after you use the previous procedure, check your video controller and computer system; your monitor is functioning properly.

Thanks
proton

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