As of last night my monitor has been turning black all of a sudden like it is turning off but the power light is still on.. If i turn the power off then back on it will show the normal screen for about a second then goes black again untill i turn the power off and then back on again. Also it is making a strange noise when it is showing anything on the screen. It is less then a year old and i have taken very good care of it. I tried to connect it to another computer using a different power cable and cable connected to the vidio card with the same result. please help!
Check your graphics card wait 20 minutes or more see what comes up i recently had that or if u try everything eg replacing everything and it still don t work try rebooting the computer with the recovery disc which means it will wipe out everything programs everything.
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I have 2 Acer AL2416W monitors that i have been using for 2 years. There has been a handful of times i would turn my computer on in the morning and the screen would be black and Acer would lightly flash on the monitor 1 time. Typically a restart would take care of the problem. Last week the monitor blacked out and i can't get it to work. Any suggestions?? I switched ports on the computer to verify it wasn't the video card and tried new DVI cables to verify it wasn't those? Is this fixable??
Since you have surely looked, it isn't held on with exposed screws.
Check to make sure that the rounded area that allows tilting is not part of the case but appears to be separable.
Most that are removable are held by a tongue and a fairly obvious release tab.
if you can't remove the base, just place the monitor in the carton on good padding and upside down.
Fill and cushion the sides well, mark the carton with 'This side up' and an arrow and hope there are no malicious handlers on the trip.
I've shipped numerous monitors of different sizes and types and have lost none of them to shipping damage.