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Problems with Desktop Monitor or Laptop Screen

This article gives instructions to resolve monitor or LCD display issues.

Screen, Icon, or Font size too small or too big

The Icons, Font or Screen is either too small, or too big. For further instructions about on video settings, select the most appropriate Operating System:

Blank Screen or No Video

Either there is no display on the monitor or the screen has horizontal or vertical lines going across it.

Select the appropriate option below for further instructions on possible resolution:

Fuzzy, Blurry, or Color Problems

The Icons, Font or Screen is Fuzzy, Blurry, or is has color problems.

Select the appropriate option below for further instructions:

Brightness, Contrast, or Geometrical problems

The Screen is either too bright, too dim, or has a black space on the top of the screen or bottom of the screen.

Select the appropriate option below for further instructions:

Additional Information

Check your computer’s health in a few short minutes; Run the Dell PC Diagnostics Quick Test (

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Article ID: SLN85493

Last Date Modified: 04/29/2015 11:43 AM

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