There are many Dell E173FPf monitor in use and many will have power supply issues. If this Instructables guide we will show you how to dis-assemble the monitor and replace the parts needed to repair the most common problem - the blinking power led or no power at all.
To do the repair you will need the following tools:
Soldering iron, de-solder braid, Phillips screwdriver, flat blade screwdriver.
You will also need the following electronic parts: qty(2) 220mf 25v capacitors.
We have repair guides for other LCD monitors on our site at http://www.ccl-la.com/monitor_repair.htm
If you don't have a monitor to repair check Ebay.com, you will find them for sale usually for less than $30 in as-is condition, just be sure the screen is not cracked.
This is not guaranteed to solve all problems but in most cases this is the issue with this model.