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: Auto detect (digital input) self test feature check keeps dancing across the screen, if I push one of the monitor buttons then 2: analog input self test feature check keeps dancing across the screen, if I push that monitor button again then 3:Digital input pops up. just wondering how to get rid of this so i can use the monitor again.

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SOURCE: Dell,1: Auto detect (digital input)

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim2400/en/sm_en/index.htm

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