Having problems with your Dell Computer Monitors ?

I was given a dell 2005fpw screen by a friend and im not sure if i've damaged it. When you plug it in to the mains and turn it on it comes up with the dell screen but after that the screen flickers and im unable to link my laptop to it as i cant get a picture?


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If the screen is flickering it could be a bad monitor. Try hooking up another known good working one if you can. If the known good working monitor works then you know the dell monitor you were given is bad. If you get the same flickering result then make sure you wait until your laptop boots up into windows then try to change the output to the monitor. If you can get a picture then try the other monitor to see if you can get a picture as well.

If you can get pictures with both monitors then you know it was a matter of changing the output on the laptop if you get a picture on one but not the other then you know one of the monitors is bad. Depending on the laptop you have will depend on what key combination is used to change the video output to the monitor.

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