Having problems with your Dell E171FPb 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor ?

Colored vertical lines on monitor

\015 Storm last night. Woke up this morning and E171FPb Dell monitor had\015\012multi-colored (green, white, black) vertical lines on it. Old tube\015\012monitor works fine on computer. Hooked it up to laptop an no screen\015\012image would display, just the lines. This happened once before and\015\012hooking the monitor to the laptop seem to reset it and it worked fine\015\012until last night. Any thoughts?\015

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Have you unplugged the power cord to the LCD? Let it sit for a minute, then try it. ALWAYS buy a UPS and plug any computer devices into it. Doesn't have to be big, a $50 unit will protect it from dangerous voltage surges.
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