Accessing the Online User's Guide
To view the most up-to-date Online User’s Guide, go to www.dell.com and go to the
SUPPORT section of the website. If you do not have Internet access, continue with step 2.
M770 Color Monitor
. Insert CD into your CD-ROM drive.
3. Click on the appropriate icon to bring up the User’s Guide in the desired language. Note: If the
Start-up file does not start automatically when the CD is inserted, click on START button, RUN,
type "D:\monitor.htm", and then click OK.
If your CD-ROM drive is not the "D:" drive, substitute with the correct drive letter.
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Poor Picture Images
No video/LED off (no power)
No video/LED on
Ensure a tight fit to both the monitor receptacle
Ensure that the video connector is seated
properly. Tighten screws securely with fingers.
Increase brightness and contrast controls.
Turn monitor off and unplug the signal cable.
Check for bent or broken pins.
and the electrical outlet.
Test electrical outlet by plugging in working
electrical device such as a lamp.
Make sure that the power button has been
depressed completely to the on position.
Try another power cord on the monitor. Use the
power cord from the system and power the
monitor on with the signal cable disconnected.
If monitor is working correctly, a self test pattern
With signal cable still disconnected, turn monitor
on. If monitor is working correctly, a self test
pattern should appear.
Perform monitor reset or recall.
For more information refer to Troubleshooting section in User's Guide on your CD.
. Turn off your computer and unplug its power cable.
. Connect the monitor blue signal cable to the blue video connector on the back of your computer.
. Connect the power cable for your monitor to the power port on the back of the monitor.
. Plug the power cord of your computer and your monitor into a nearby outlet.
Please read and follow these instructions when connecting and using your computer monitor:
. Turn on your computer and monitor. If the monitor display an image, installation is complete
To help avoid damaging your computer, be sure the voltage selection switch on the power supply is set to match the
alternating current (AC) power available at your location:
115 volts (V)/60 hertz (Hz) in most of North and South America and some Far Eastern countries such as
Japan, South Korea, andTaiwan.
230V/50 Hz in most of Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East.Also be sure your monitor is electrically
rated to operate with the AC power available in your location.
When prompted by the Operating System for the Monitor
drivers, insert CD and select the CD-ROM drive as the disk
containing the drivers.
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Never insert anything metallic into the monitor openings. Doing so may create the danger of electric shock.
To avoid electric shock, never touch the inside of the monitor. Only a qualified technician should open the monitor's
Never use your monitor if the power cord has been damaged. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord, and
keep the cord away from where people could trip over it.
Be sure to hold the plug, not the cord, when disconnecting the monitor from an electric socket.
Openings in the monitor cabinet are provided for ventilation. To prevent overheating, these openings should not be
blocked or covered. Also, avoid using the monitor on a bed, sofa, rug, or other soft surface. Doing so may bolck the
ventilation openings in the bottom of the cabinet. If you put the monitor in a bookcase or some other enclosed space,
be sure to provide adequate ventilation.
Put your monitor in a location with low humidity and a minimum of dust.Avoid places like damp basement or dusty
Do not expose the monitor to rain or use it near water (in kitchens, next to swimming pools, etc.). If the monitor
accidentally gets wet, unplug it and contact an authorized dealer immediately.You can clean the monitor with a damp
cloth when necessary, but be sure to unplug the monitor first.
Place the monitor on a solid surface and treat it carefully.The screen is made of glass and can be damaged if dropped or
Locate your monitor near an easily accessible AC outlet.
Windows 98 will auto-detect the new monitor and setup the
correct parameters. If it does not auto-detect the new monitor
use Manual Install.
To manually install or update the driver, click on START,
SETTINGS, CONTROL PANEL, DISPLAY, SETTINGS tab,
ADVANCED, MONITOR tab, CHANGE. This will start the
Bring up the OSD menu and activates the function
highlighted on the on-screen menu.
Allow you to select and adjust items in the menu.
When the menu is not displayed , these buttons
directly adjust the brightness and contrast.
Allows you direct-access feature for brightness.
Allows you direct-access feature for constrast.
Update Device Driver Wizard". Follow the prompts to install
Click on START, SETTINGS, CONTROL PANEL, DISPLAY,
SETTINGS tab, ADVANCED PROPERTIES MONITOR tab
CHANGE HAVE DISK. Install the Dell M770 CD
Version 4.00.950A - Click on START, SETTINGS,
CONTROL PANEL, DISPLAY, SETTINGS tab, CHANGE
DISPLAY TYPE, CHANGE, HAVE DISK, type the CD-ROM
drive letter in the box and click OK.
• Version 4.00.950B - Click on START, SETTINGS, CONTROL
PANEL, DISPLAY, ADVANCED PROPERTIES, MONITOR tab, HAVE
DISK, type the CD-ROM drive letter in the box and click OK.
If your monitor does not operate normally - in particular, if there are any unusual sounds or smells coming from it -
unplug it immediately and contact an authorized dealer or service center.