Why Is My Dell Monitor Take Hours To Turn On ?

I Have A Dell Monitor That Has Been Working fine for about 8 years all of a sudden when i turn it the power button turn on and off continuously for hours and then it turns on how do i fix this issue with my monitor

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  • DW
    Lv 6
    9 months ago

    This could be as simple as a bad switch (power button).

  • falcon
    Lv 5
    10 months ago

    Time to change the monitor 

  • 10 months ago

    Buy a new one. The driver board is probably bunrning out.

  • VP
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    Well, that's weird.  Don't all monitors last forever? 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

    Things stop working -- get a new one.

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  • 10 months ago

    As Keerok says, that's a typical effect of the electrolytic caps in the power supply drying up and failing.

    IF you are conversant with soldering, electronic repairs and high voltage safety, it's a reasonably straightforward job. I've done a few.

    (If by chance it uses an external power "brick" rather than an internal 115 or 230V PSU, you could be in luck - if you can find a new one with exactly the same voltage, connector & same or higher current rating on ebay).

    Otherwise, get a new monitor.

  • Tasm
    Lv 6
    10 months ago

    Sounds like a power supply issue.

  • keerok
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    Wonky capacitor?

    It's either you know how to fix it or you can afford to buy a new one.

  • 10 months ago

    You've answered your own question, if your monitor is eight years old it's time for a new one.

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    Simple fix, buy a new monitor, this one is old, needs to be put out to pasture

  • 10 months ago

    Looks like the power supply is dead.

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