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Revision to Dell E193FPc Troubleshooting

Phil Jones

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== Malfunctioning Display Screen Will Not Turn on ==
== Malfunctioning Display Screen Will Not Turn on ==
 
''Screen is blankblank, blurry, or cutting in and out.''
''Screen is blankblank, blurry, or cutting in and out.''
 
=== Improper Cable Connections ===
 
* Make sure computerthe computer/device connected to the monitor is on.
* Make sure the monitor's power source is properly connected in the back and plugged inin to an outlet.
* Make sure computer connectionthe monitor is properly connectedconnected to the intended device via the VGA port. An adapter may be needed depending on the make of the device.
* Make sure computerthe computer/device connected to the monitor is on.
* Make sure the monitor's power source is properly connected in the back and plugged inin to an outlet.
* Make sure computer connectionthe monitor is properly connectedconnected to the intended device via the VGA port. An adapter may be needed depending on the make of the device.
 
=== Screen Damage ===
* If present, see screen replacement guide.
 
== Malfunctioning Power Button Does Not Work ==
== Malfunctioning Power Button Does Not Work ==
 
''Monitor does not turn onon/off when the power button is depressed.''
''Monitor does not turn onon/off when the power button is depressed.''
 
=== Bad Button ===
 
* The button contact may be misalignedmisaligned or broken, see our repair guide.
* The button contact may be misalignedmisaligned or broken, see our repair guide.
 
=== Circuitry ===
== Defective Pixels ==
 
''Some pixels remain off or onon. Stuck on pixels will remain a single color. Dead pixels will display no color.''
''Some pixels remain off or onon. Stuck on pixels will remain a single color. Dead pixels will display no color.''
 
* Determine locations of the faulty pixels. This can be achieved by changing the image displayed on your screen and noting the lack of change from a pixel/pixels.
* Determine locations of the faulty pixels. This can be achieved by changing the image displayed on your screen and noting the lack of change from a pixel/pixels.
* Turn off the monitor.
* Gently massage the screen at noted locations.
* Then turnTurn the monitor back on to see if there is any change.
* These are pixels that are permanently off and is a natural defect that occurs in LCD technology.
* Then turnTurn the monitor back on to see if there is any change.
* These are pixels that are permanently off and is a natural defect that occurs in LCD technology.
 
== DimDim/Bright Display ==
== DimDim/Bright Display ==
 
''Picture too dim or too bright.''
=== Inverter Failure ===
 
This looksmay look like the backlight has died, but in reality, it is the inverter. This requires a replacement to be done. See our Repair Guide.
This looksmay look like the backlight has died, but in reality, it is the inverter. This requires a replacement to be done. See our Repair Guide.
 
== Misaligned Display Not Centered ==
== Misaligned Display Not Centered ==
 
''Image on screen is off-center or cut-off.''
''Image on screen is off-center or cut-off.''
 
=== Monitor Settings ===
 
* Adjust Resolution settings in Control Panel/System Settings.
 
== Stand Base is broken ==
 
This requires a replacement for the base. Please see our guides.

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