I would get that monitor from the year 2001 to the recycle bin fast. Then watch on FREECYCLE (see google) for someone to gift you a replacement.
I have e551 dell monitor. its vga cable was not working.
I have bought a new cable.there are wires with these colors
which wire i should solder with which pin. I am very much confused please help. I have to prepare my exams. I shall be highly thankful to you.