Having problems with your Dell E176FP 17" LCD Monitor ?

Cant figure out color issue with computer.

\015 Sorry for posting this, I have found several troubleshooting for similar problems, but they don't seem to match. Today for apparently no reason (except a possible emp blast close to the computer), the color on the screen has taken a slight purple like hue, and increased brightness. The pure black on screen is dark purple instead. The OCD shows normal colors and the self test also show normal colors. The colors are wrong even when in the BIOS. If I use the auto adjust button, the screen ,for about 2 seconds while it is adjusting, actually shows the original screen color, before resetting back to this funky color.\015

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Well...it's a Dell and even when it's well...it's still a Dell.
Have you tried the monitor on different system to eliminate the tower being the problem? Some have updated and/or rolled back drivers to help cure this problem, which seems to be a common issue with this LCD. Personally i think the contrast ratio is inadequate.
Good luck with your Delllll...
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