Mashed CRT monitor cable- I have leftover wires.??

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I have a Dell monitor with  destroyed pins.     I cut a cable from
monitor, same size screen, 17 in.

All the wires have matching colors/sizes on
both ends except these:

1- from the monitor there is one smaller size dark
brown wire

2- from the plug there are two wires, a smaller one, color purple,  
and a heavier wire, color gray.

Do I need these?

Will I burn my house down if
I don't hook these to something?

If all is OK, do I just use regular solder on
these?   The job won't
be neat but, oh, well.  I just want to see what is on my
PC again!

Gramma thanks you all!

Re: Mashed CRT monitor cable- I have leftover wires.??

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There are no standards for the video wiring, however,
you can go here and get the manual for your Dell monitor.
There will be a table of pin assignments for it. Then inspect your
mashed connector and get the wire color/pin assignments. Then solder
onto the new connector. Splicing the two cables together
is not recommended as it probably will deteriorate the video signals.

Re: Mashed CRT monitor cable- I have leftover wires.??

Thanks for the information, otop.  
This sounds like  a project!    All to keep more stuff out of the

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