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Second screen goes black after 2 mins

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February 8, 2013 3:59:24 PM

I have a dell latitude E6530 laptop that I dock and I am trying to use two screens the one on the laptop and the other plugged into the docking station a Dell E172FP. the E172FP stays on for 2 min then goes black. if I wait ten mins I can power off and back on and it will stay on for another 2 mins. what am I missing?

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February 8, 2013 6:18:20 PM

The external screen may be the problem. My guess is that there are bad capacitors on the power board inside the E172FP. Can you try that screen on another computer?
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February 18, 2013 12:18:36 PM

Best answer selected by Dtroglia.
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February 18, 2013 12:19:21 PM

ratedk this was the problem, I ended up haveing to go out and purchase a new monitor thank you for your reply.
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