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Dell 19' flat screen monitor

My dell 19'' flat screen monitor says it is in power save mode. The monitor light turns from green to yellow. It says to press any key or the power button, nothing works. On my cpu the numbers 3 and 5 are lit up. I unhooked the monitor cable and did the self check. It worked. I bought new cables. However, my computer is still in power save mode. Any suggestions

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  • ctklori Oct 25, 2007

    How do I check to see if my video card has become loose? ctklori

  • ctklori Oct 25, 2007

    My dell 19' flat screen monitor is stuck in power save mode. I did the monitor test and it was fine. I have changed my monitor cable with no luck. My monitor comes on with a green light instantly changes to amber. The numbers 3 and 5 are lite on my cpu.

  • ctklori Oct 29, 2007

     The numbers lit on my cpu are 3 & 4. The computer does not boot and it will not let me start  using the F1 key. My cd drawer will not open.  My monitor screen is black except for the Dell at the very beginning before it goes dark.

                                          ctklori

  • ctklori Jan 14, 2008

    We sent are computer to a tech who was going to try and check our motherboard to see if that was the reason behind our Dell going into power save mode. Our computer powered right up for him. So, we brought it back home and it worked for two weeks and then went back into power save mode. We again sent the computer back to the tech and it again powered right up. He did some test and the computer seemed fine. The next morning it would not power up for him again. He told us it probably needed a new power suppy. So we brought it home and guess what? It powered up again. So we have decided to not turn off the computer. It now goes to screen saver and then the computer monitor goes black. When we wiggle the mouse it comes back on and we are ready to go. Does this sound like a power supply problem, a mother board problem, or something else?
    Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. We are very frustrated with this computer and its need for ride in the car.
    Lori

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3 + 4 lights is a "Card failure or conflict"
re-seat the video card and follow this

thanks for rating

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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    Pedro Jan 14, 2008

    from your last comment...

    Yes this DOES sound like a power supply.

  • Pedro
    Pedro Jan 15, 2008

    Have you replaced the power supply?

    this should solve your problem, make sure the new powersupply wattage is the same or exceeds your current power supply value. labeled on the side of the powersupply.

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 Do you see the POST info when it boots?
check the video cable and card and make sure there are no bent pins.
have you tried to boot to safe mode or vga mode?

or:

In the Control Panel > Power Options -- what "power scheme" is selected?

What happens if you select "minimal management"?

it's possible the problem lies with the video card drawing too much load at the outset. Or the power supply has degraded and is not able to meet the current demands.

if there is an input selector on the front of the monitor have you pressed that? Also try using a DVI cable to connect to the monitor and vid card (if you can). Take the video card out and reseat it. After that i would consider trying a different video card.

Posted on Oct 26, 2007

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    arben pllana Nov 01, 2007

    Now i think u have a problem with VGA or motherboard.To confirm it buy new VGA and try if still have a problem Try to CLEAR CMOS SETTINGS.Still not working just buy new MOTHERBOARD.

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Check that the graphics card has not become loose in the computer.

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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  • Anonymous Oct 25, 2007


    1. Turn PC off

    2. Unscrew and open the computer case

    3. Push the graphics card back into it's slot (thats the one the monitor is plugged into)

    4. Close the case put the screws back in

    5. Turn PC on.


  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2007

    The monitor displays Dell but this does come from the computer.



    Did you check if the graphics card was loose yet?



    Tell us what make and model computer you are using, we might be able to find out what the 3 and 5 lights mean.

  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2007

    Oops I meant the Dell display does NOT come from the computer. It comes from the monitor internally.

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