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Green Screen I've got a problem with my Dell E156FP 15" LCD monitor. For no apparent reason, when viewing anything black, it now appears as a hazy green all over. Yes, the cables are all securely plugged in, nothing seems to be physically damaged/loose/etc. It was fine before, then I rebooted one night and when the computer came back up, I noticed the color change. Mind you, it isn't that green has replaced black. It's just that instead of being a pure, dark black, it now has a hazy green tint to it. This is especially distracting when playing a game or viewing images. When I use the auto-reset button, the color goes back to normal, but only for a few seconds and then returns to this nasty green tint. Any ideas on how to fix this, or even what the problem might be? I've checked the cords a hundred times, tried tweaking the settings in Windows XP, tried changing the monitor's settings, nothing seems to help. I really don't want to have to call Dell and possibly get a new monitor. Haven't even had this computer for 6 months yet, the monitor shouldn't be dying already.

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There are seveal cause to this issue, but with out seeing what your seeing I recommend that you search youtube on this one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84HPv6Epknc

Posted on Apr 16, 2017

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SOURCE: monitor screen changes from regular color to a green tinted screen?

Is the cable connected securely? You may need to check your video card also. You may be able to disconnect the cable and get a red, green, blue icon on the screen. If that appears normal then there is nothing wrong with the monitor itself, it may be the cord or the video card.

Hope this helps!

Posted on May 31, 2008

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SOURCE: E173FP monitor fix

Depending on when you bought it. There should be at least a one year warranty. If its still under warranty have dell replace it.
Mark

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Cant figure out color issue with computer.

Well...it's a Dell and even when it's well...it's still a Dell.
Have you tried the monitor on different system to eliminate the tower being the problem? Some have updated and/or rolled back drivers to help cure this problem, which seems to be a common issue with this LCD. Personally i think the contrast ratio is inadequate.
Good luck with your Delllll...

Posted on May 14, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: monitor shuts off but green light stays on

there is no solution a chip is fried i just opened mine up it blows

Posted on May 22, 2009

Zhareese

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SOURCE: monitor screen changes from regular color to a green tinted screen?

Looks like you need to purchase a new monitor. If it's too worn out then it's the outcome. I also had the same problem before and I ended up buying a new one. You should not experience that thing if it's new.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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