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\015 Please helpi recently bought a new dell i am a mac user so this is my first windows computer when i pressed the power button the power button was solid amber so i performed a quick check ,and it sounds like the computer is working properly e.g.(fan spins,beeping noise,ect.) but nothings showing on the monitor(which also has an solid amber light )i know i'm not a computer wiz ,but you guys are so please help \015

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Your Monitor is not connected properly
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/wireless.mspx

Connecting Your Monitor
1. Turn off your computer and unplug the power cord.
2. Connect the white connector end of the DVI cable attached on the monitor to the connectors on the computer.
3. Connect the USB cable that was included with your monitor to the computer and the upstream USB connector on the monitor. Once this cable is connected to the computer and the monitor, you can use the USB downstream on the monitor.
4. Connect any USB devices.
5. Connect the power cord.
6. Turn on your monitor and computer. If you do not see an image, see Troubleshooting Your Monitor.

NOTE: The Monitor will display full screen in White, Black, Red, Green and Blue color rolling pattern on screen if the DVI cable is not connected. This self test pattern will be displayed continually when Monitor detects that DVI cable from Monitor to PC is not connected.


* Check connection integrity at both ends of the video cable.
* Ensure the monitor and computer are plugged in to a working electrical outlet.
* Ensure power button is depressed fully.
That my Friend is the Yellow Light of Death, anyway turn on Your PC, as \012it starts You will here some beeps especially on a Dells. Count the \012beeps , there will be a slight pause so it will beep once then pause \012then beep again. Count the beeps and that will be Your code. Go to Dell \012Support site and look up code. Most of the time a Yellow amber light \012means that there is trouble with Your Motherboard but thats not to say \012its the Motherboard itself, during a power outage with no surge \012protected, it could have possibly burned out Your RAM, Processor, Heat \012fan, even the power supply itself. So look up the code and at least \012You'll have a better chance of finding the solution, Good Luck
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