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Power issue I have an acer al718 17" falt screen LCD , i recently moved, when i connected the computer back up the monitor powered up for between 5 and 10 seconds then switches off and on , even diconnecting from pc doesnt help , also if you push the off button on the monitor you can still hear the speakers ticking as if it is still turning off and on . i have tried different power leads and also changed wall sockets and power boards . Anyhelp will be very welcome

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  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    I have the exact same issue. Monitor doesn't turn on and I keep hearing those speaker 'pops'.

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    wont' turn on


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See if your video card inside your PC hasn't come loose. Take it out and push it back in again to reseat the card. Then, once it's firmly secured, try the monitor.

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