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blinking green power light on Dell monitor

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My monitor has no picture and the pwr. light is blinking green.  This happened suddenly for no apparent reason.  The CPU works fine on the TV.  I tried unplugging and replugging in the mon.,,,,,no luck. All suggestions (other than buy a new monitor) appreciated.

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  • ohbie1,

    Stand Alone Monitor Test
    * Turn off the monitor
    * Unplug the monitor from the computer (ALL cables)
    * Plug the monitor power cord directly into the wall socket
    * Turn on the monitor
    * The floating red/green/blue/white dialog box should appear on screen against a black background. If not, the monitor is defective

  • I have the same problem as described above.  When I tried the procedure above, the floating red/green/blue/white dialog box appears.  So the monitor is not defective?

  • 90% of the time, yes. Can you test the monitor on another PC or test a different video card in this PC?