Well, it’s as I thought. I hooked the laptop up to the new pc monitor and it worked so I was able to contact Dell and had a lovely online support chat:
8:56:31 AM SMB_Miguel_167710 I am sending a replacement 8:56:47 AM Susan Gibb Oh my. Is he really that sick? 8:57:06 AM SMB_Miguel_167710 would you like to receive the part and replace it yourself or a tech? 8:57:23 AM Susan Gibb What part are we talking about? 8:57:46 AM SMB_Miguel_167710 the whole LCD with cables 8:58:24 AM Susan Gibb I’ve built pc’s, so I might be able to do it. Is it difficult? Am I covered for a tech? 8:59:06 AM SMB_Miguel_167710 is not difficult 8:59:21 AM SMB_Miguel_167710 sending the parts take less time 8:59:53 AM Susan Gibb Okay. Let’s do it that way then. I love the little guy and the faster he’s up and well, the better.