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Powers Off and Won't Stay On Fix

I show how to fix a DELL Monitor that will power off a few seconds after being turned on.

on Jul 31, 2017 | Dell E176FPB 17" TFT LCD Flat Panel...

Have tried checking the power cables or changing it? How about the power source also? If yes? There might be problem on the built in power supply of the monitor.

Dell E176FPB 17"... | Answered on Jun 09, 2014

Replace the high voltage transformer. It is the ballast for the backlight.. If you could pinpoint the one that's overheating then that is the one that needs replacement. Much better if you will replace the four transformer...

Hope that answer your question..
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Dell E176FPB 17"... | Answered on Sep 21, 2013

In most cases, the problem is caused by faulty filter capacitors in the power supply. You can open the back and replace the capacitors that look bulged and leaky or replace all the electrolytics in the power supply board. If it continues to turn off like that, the tubes are at the end of their service life.

If you have no desire to buy a new monitor at that point, the tubes are able to be replaced, but for overall simplicity- just order the replacements aet up for your specific monitor from Dell. Make sure they have the boots, the plastic attachments and connector for "drop in" use. If the tubes require connectors to be soldered on, it gets tedious and is not worth it from a standpoint of shop time..

Dell E176FPB 17"... | Answered on Feb 12, 2012

my_secret_mb, Stop pressing the ON/OFF switch! It's broke!!! The unit's internal power supply will need some work done on it. Unit will need to be evaluated first!! This is a common problem for ALL LCD monitors. If unit out of warranty period, then you will need to do some intense speed reading of my higher page number responses in my fixya profile to understand the problem your cold-cathode-fluorescent-lamp back-lit lcd monitor has and the options that you have. You will also need to base your decision on the age and total number of "ON" hours unit has seen during it's lifetime. Do not dispair or feel sad about what has happened to your monitor. A low side guess would be 50 units/day fail world-wide. Your unit may have failed filter capacitors or possible failed solder joint on printed circuit board. (thermally intermittant) I hope this helps you. 12fixlouie north of "Windy City" USA

Dell E176FPB 17"... | Answered on Apr 03, 2010

Restart the laptop and after the dell logo appears then disappears press the f8 key repeatedly until you see the "Advanced Boot Options" menu. Then highlight "Repair your computer" and press enter.

Dell Computers &... | Answered 19 hours ago

Try reinstalling both the Intel and AMD drivers. Then run the ePSA/Diagnostics test again to confirm if the same error code comes up.

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Dell Computers &... | Answered on Oct 02, 2020

I did not use compresed air. I actually opened up the fan -- its accessible from under the keyboard and there was a ton of dust that was matted down on the cooling fins (looked like the lint screen in the dryer). I cleaned it out and all works well again.

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Sep 28, 2020

First thing to do is make sure all the RAM and other connections are good and try again. IF the issue persists, take things out, remove everything but the monitor and see if you can see the POST screen, then power it off and put in the RAM and try again, then do the hard disk etc, You may be able to narrow it down that way.

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Sep 27, 2020

first post what PC you own. or ask dell.com

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Sep 16, 2020

answer above,. full. read it , or ask at Dell.com

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Sep 09, 2020

replace the RTC coin cell batter if over 5- 7 years. old. It is that old, so...
test the HDD fully .
using a smart test app.
data is a whole other matter
plug the hdd into a HDD docking bay (buy one)
it uses USB port.
the pull the data off using any other windows based computer that works.

works if lucky bad HDD have bad sectors now and now data is corrupted, the amount of uncorrupted data is not known by anyone on earth , only you, know that doing the work stated. looking and trying to copy data. can work and millions have every day. www.

it's like saying my house was flooded, in a hurricane.
what things in my home my be still good.?
answer only you can look and see.

that is why others asked can not answer any question like that. dell or any other person sitting in a text box 12,000 miles away.
the cure is new hDD, new OS loaded.
data recovery is process endlessly discussed in vast places on earth, google finds millions.

42million hits. today.


good luck finding data. if the motor is dead there will be no data.

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Aug 23, 2020

2000- 0334 is video card error.pls re install it, set bios default

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Aug 11, 2020

What color(s) is (are) the blinking light? Is the blink a simple on/off or is there a pattern to the blinks (long/short)? Do any other lights come on and blink? (These could be on the keyboard or the battery health indicator LED.)

If the light that is blinking amber or orange indicates that the system has failed the Power On Self-Test (POST). If the blinking light is white, the system is in sleep mode. Try disconnecting the power adapter. Take out the battery and remove all external peripherals. Press and hold the power button for 20-30 seconds to discharge the system's capacitors. Try to restart the machine with only the battery and AC adapter. Did the behavior change?

You can remove memory and the hard drive to check if those are causing a POST failure. Reinstall one memory stick at a time if you have a pair or more. If you can get to the Dell splash screen, try pressing F12 to launch the diagnostics. (You may have to press the key repeatedly starting from a cold boot.)

If the blinking light is alternating orange and white, then you could have a problem with the motherboard, battery or AC charging system. Since you believe that the battery and adapter are OK, then the problem would likely be the motherboard has been damaged. The damage could be at the connection for the charger or somewhere else.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Aug 06, 2020

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