Question about Acer Aspire One PC Notebook
I got my Acer Aspire One 10.1 netbook about a month ago. I have since upgraded the RAM to 2gb and the HDD to a Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500gb. Everything has worked flawlessly until this morning I turned it off to go to work, and then turned it back on when I got to work. After it was on for about three minutes, the vertical line appeared. I tried a number of things, including removing all peripherals and powering it back up. But, no matter what I try, it is still there. Everything else about the computer functions fine, it's just an extreme annoyance now. Bad screen? Or, maybe a bad video chip?
To determine if you have a faulty LCD screen or a faulty video card, connect an external monitor to the laptop's video port, power up the external monitor first the the laptop. The video output should automatically switch to the external monitor. If you get a normal image then the video card is OK, and the fault is with the LCD screen.
If you still get a bad image, then the fault could be a faulty video card or video RAM. Most laptops use part of the main RAM module for video RAM, try reseating the RAM modules and or test the RAM modules. If the RAM is OK then the fault is the video card.
Posted on Apr 20, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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