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Acer AL1916W monitor

We just purchased the wide screen acer monitor that did not come with any drivers. The computer set up we have running windows XP will not allow us to install the drivers we downloaded formt eh acer website. We even tried r-ght-clicking the inf driver file and selecting install but had no luck. What can we do to get these drivers to install? The resolution is poor - the text is blurry.

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  • Larry Czajkowski
    Larry Czajkowski Sep 25, 2006

    That setting does not exist on this computer. We finally figured out how to install the correct drivers but now the text is still blurry, even after we set the effects in the appearance tab to clear type. Could it be possible that the monitor is faulty?

  • jcampillay Nov 08, 2007

    Drivers not function.... and does not it permit resolution 1440x900

  • Anonymous Nov 09, 2007

    how and where were you able to get the driver on your acer al1916 monitor mine is always flickering i just formatted my computer and don have a video card . does it matter ? do i still need a driver for it

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2007

    The images in the monitor a in a roon way whit a distortion

  • dav21 Dec 15, 2007

    i to have bought the acer 1916w monitor, and it keeps turning itself off

  • Duano Jan 18, 2008

    Natural resolution is 1400 x 900 but for some reason my computer keeps loosing these settings so I have been running at 1400 x 1050. Trying to find solution now.

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2008

    just bought the wide screen ACER AL1916W, does not supply graphics driver. went to website downloaded, it, installed, and still can't get the settings to accept 1440x900, the website offers no help or support no phone number I am going to return it as I have wasted several hours now.

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    flickering and pictures to one side of screen, otherwise everything is great

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2008

    INSTABLE

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2008

    I cannot figure out how to configure my monitor. The text is flat and enlarged. Help.

  • Milarepa Apr 03, 2008

    Problems with my monitor Acer AL1916w. Help.

  • Anonymous Jun 12, 2008

    I have the same problem - no answers here apply.

  • r_1y Jun 24, 2008

    Everytime I try to adjust the display through the LCD Pannel, it's always go back adjust automatically, these happen when our customer play the TANTRA Online Game, please help us....
    How can we change it mannually?? The game appears so dark....

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    Videos are playing very slow. Refresh rate I adjusted to 70+ but still has the same problem

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    I have no driver for ACER AL1916W for XP!!! Help me plz!


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The AL1916W's native resolution is 1440 x 900. See if your display settings can produce that resolution.

Posted on Sep 24, 2006

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Ive set that resolution but its still flickering on 60hz :S
i dont know what else to do. Ive installed new drivers for my graphics, ati radeon 9550..i dont know what else to do..PLS HELP ME!!!!

Thanx

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Thanks noone, I was trying to help my mother over the phone, adjusting settings and attempting new driver updates etc, but your 1440x900 suggestion was the ticket!!! Thanks for posting on FIXYA, now my mother knows its not her glasses...LOL.

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