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Flashing green power on light with no display

I switched the screen off with the on/off switch as well as at the wall socket. When I switched it back on again I got the on/off green light flashing with no display. I rechecked all wires and everything is secure. If I hold the menu button the screen flashes and for a second i have a display. I have switched the screen of a couple of times as well as restarting my Pc but it is still the same. Everything was working fine prior to me switching the screen and pc off. I have not changed anything on my pc or the screen. I can not find any information on resetting the screen or any problem like this.

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  • pbbasson Feb 11, 2009

    The problem is not with the PC, but with the screen. The PC starts up normal but the screen is not functioning correct. Whether the pc is connected or not the screen green light flashes as soon as you connect the power cable. When the pc is connected to the screen and has started up normal there is no visual on screen just black with a flash every couple of seconds as the green light flashes. If you hold down the menu button on the screen you can see the windows screen everytime the green light flashes for a second. So the pc has no problem and the video signal is coming through to the screen, but for some or other reason the screen does not display it. Normaly the green light will stay on (not flashing) if no connection with pc it will bring up a message that reads no signal, and the green light will change to orange as the screen goes into standby mode. If you start the pc or connect it to the screen it will pick up the signal and the orange light will change to green and display. Now none of this is happening. As I said, the green light comes on and flashes and no display, except if I hold down the menu button I can see everytime it flashes that there is a display.











  • James Louie Puro
    James Louie Puro May 11, 2010

    things to check.



    1. i you have a external video card, remove it and scrub slightly the copper contact with a tissue in both sides until all clean.



    2. remove all RAM modules and do the same, clean contact in both side with a tissue.



    3. does the PC make a pause sound like one beep when it rebooting?



    let us know if it made some difference.

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Hi
My name is Sydney, I am going to try to help you fix your problem. It seems your screen has a hadware problem, if you still have a warrant for your product i would advise you take the screen with you to your supplier to take a look. You can aswell contact your nearest acer dealer to fix the screen for you.
At your service  Sydney

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