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How did you get the back open? Did you get the special key or is there a work around? Thanks.

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After removing the back cover screws that you saw, ok, there is a screw under the stand holder. Remove the cover that covers the stand holder joints. you can remove it using a flat head screw driver, it is removeable only it appeares stuck to the back cover. After you unscrew, use flat head screw driver and carefully by pushing to the side of the LCD bend. Carefull you might break the cover. Good Luck.

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Acer AL1917W LCD monitor powers up but no image at all.


The CPU and PSU, have absolutely nothing to do with a monitor.

HERMAN has the correct response. For the info you posted.

When you have a video problem, you post what the motherboard is or what model PC, the graphics card, and what drivers you have installed.

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Model AL1917W A Version AL1917W Abd Monitor screen turns on then immediately dimms to near black, that is, you barely can see an image (desktop image) is there. Is this fixable?


As you can see in my ACER albums, most failures are due to bad caps, so that will be the first place to look.
If you are going to DIY and already try the monitor with another PC, and have proper tools and know safety precaution then please read on:
Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply (they should be replaced in a set), blown fuses; poor solder joints, failed inverter circuits (blown fuse, shorted transistors, shorted/open transformers), bad lamps (poor solder connections or worn out lamps). You will need to open it up and inspect the inside, see example of failed ACER monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/
Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.

Basic LCD monitor and TV troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5093881-lcd_flat_panel_tv_troubleshooting_guide

Learn about bad caps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague

Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/ he can make you a set of caps for you.
Or www.digikey.com just make sure to use caps with low ESR, 105c, high ripple current, long life rating such as PANASONIC FM or FC series.

Nov 29, 2010 | Acer AL1917W LCD Monitor

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Check for bad caps first.
If you are going to DIY and have proper tools and know safety precaution then please read on:
Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply (they should be replaced in a set), blown fuses; poor solder joints, failed inverter circuits (blown fuse, shorted transistors, shorted/open transformers), bad lamps (poor solder connections or worn out lamps). You will need to open it up and inspect the inside, see example of failed ACER monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.

Basic LCD monitor troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/ he can make you a set of caps for you.

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remove power to your monitor; then remove the monitor's back cover and, front cover;
when you can see the circuit board check for a buldged can capacitor or, two; replace these by unslodering them and, resoldering the new ones in place digikey.com sells the capacitors (don't forget the position of the capicitors they go in only one way

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Remove the base and all the screws, base plastic attachment cover will have to be remove to get to the base mounting screws. Use flat blade screw driver, starting at the botom edge and work you way around.
See service mauals here: http://elektrotanya.com/?q=showresult&megnev=ACER&megnev2=AL1917&kategoria=&kat2=all

http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
http://www.badcaps.net

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Make sure your cable is secure, check driver, or you could have a video card thats not working properly

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