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Revision to Dell E193FPc Troubleshooting

Phil Jones

== Screen will not turn on ==
 
''Screen is blankblank.''
''Screen is blankblank.''
 
=== Improper Cable Connections ===
This can be due to a circuitry problem.
 
== Dead pixelsPixel Defects ==
== Dead pixelsPixel Defects ==
 
''Some pixels remain offoff or on.''
''Some pixels remain offoff or on.''
 
Find where on the monitor the=== Missing Pixels ===

''Screen has spots.''

* Determine locations of the
dead pixels are.
*
Turn off the monitor and gently
* Gently
massage the screen at that spot.noted locations
*
Then turn the monitor back on to see if there is any change.change
* These are pixels that are permanently off and is a natural defect that occurs in LCD technology

=== Stuck-on Pixels ===

''Screen has bright spots.''

* These are pixels that are permanently off and is a natural defect that occurs in LCD technology
Find where on the monitor the=== Missing Pixels ===

''Screen has spots.''

* Determine locations of the
dead pixels are.
*
Turn off the monitor and gently
* Gently
massage the screen at that spot.noted locations
*
Then turn the monitor back on to see if there is any change.change
* These are pixels that are permanently off and is a natural defect that occurs in LCD technology

=== Stuck-on Pixels ===

''Screen has bright spots.''

* These are pixels that are permanently off and is a natural defect that occurs in LCD technology
 
== Non-compatibility of VGA cord with a Mac ==
 
Unfortunately, there isMacs have no built-in VGA port on Mac Computers. This problem can be solved by using aport. A VGA to Mini DisplayPort adaptoradapter must be purchased for use.
Unfortunately, there isMacs have no built-in VGA port on Mac Computers. This problem can be solved by using aport. A VGA to Mini DisplayPort adaptoradapter must be purchased for use.
 
== Dim Display ==
 
''Picture too dim or too bright.''
 
=== Brightness of the Display ===
 
Make sure that the brightness setting is not turned all the way down.* Reset monitor
* Push "Auto-Adjust" Button
* Select "Brightness" and adjust accordingly
Make sure that the brightness setting is not turned all the way down.* Reset monitor
* Push "Auto-Adjust" Button
* Select "Brightness" and adjust accordingly
 
==== Resolution ======= Inverter Failure ===
==== Resolution ======= Inverter Failure ===
 
CheckThis looks like the settings forbacklight has died, but in reality, it is the resolution of the monitor. If they caninverter. This requires a replacement to be increased, do sodone. See our Repair Guide.
CheckThis looks like the settings forbacklight has died, but in reality, it is the resolution of the monitor. If they caninverter. This requires a replacement to be increased, do sodone. See our Repair Guide.
 
==== Inverter Failure ====== Display Not Centered ==
==== Inverter Failure ====== Display Not Centered ==
 
This looks like''Image on screen off-center or cut-off'.''

=== Monitor Settings ===

If
the backlight has died, but in reality, itproblem is the inverter. This requires a replacementdue to be done. See our Repair Guide.the monitor, follow these steps:

* Push "Auto-Adjust" Button
* Select "Centering" and adjust accordingly
* If problem persists, see Computer Settings

=== Computer Settings ===

* Adjust Resolution settings in Control Panel/System Settings
This looks like''Image on screen off-center or cut-off'.''

=== Monitor Settings ===

If
the backlight has died, but in reality, itproblem is the inverter. This requires a replacementdue to be done. See our Repair Guide.the monitor, follow these steps:

* Push "Auto-Adjust" Button
* Select "Centering" and adjust accordingly
* If problem persists, see Computer Settings

=== Computer Settings ===

* Adjust Resolution settings in Control Panel/System Settings
 
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