There are a variety of problems that can happen to the
display monitor of an Acer laptop.
The most common problem is the screen fading or becoming too
hard to see.
This can be corrected by adjusting the brightness levels.
Another common problem involves incorrect color, which can
be resolved by adjusting the display color settings.
Yet another big problem is the display freezing or appearing
jumpy, which can be resolved by updating the display driver.
Hold down the "Fn" key.
Tap the right-arrow key to brighten the display screen.
Tap the left-arrow key to darken the display screen.
Release the "Fn" key to save your display
Right-click on the desktop and click "Graphic
Adjust the screen resolution by clicking "Display
Settings" and choosing a resolution setting from the drop-down menu.
Click "Apply" to check the resolution of the
Click "OK" to save the resolution settings.
Adjust the color of the screen by clicking "Color
Correction" and moving the brightness or contrast slider to the right or
Click "Apply" to check the color
resolution of the display.
Click "OK" to save the color settings.
Click "OK" to exit the Graphic Properties
Update the Display Driver
Right-click on the desktop. Click "Personalize,"
"Display Settings" and "Advanced Settings."
Click the "Intel Graphics" tab and choose
Click "Update Driver" and choose "Search
Click "Install" to install the updated monitor
driver. After the driver has been installed, click "OK" to restart
the laptop when prompted.
Yellow tinting in monitors can be caused by either a
software calibration issue, bad cables or a worn out display and backlight.
Before you assume that the issue is a hardware one,
determine if there are software settings that affect the color or if the cables
are working correctly.
After checking these items, and if the yellow tint only
occurs on one monitor and you cannot eliminate it, the problem is a display
hardware issue and it is less expensive to replace the monitor.
Unplug the power cord from the monitor and replace it with another one.
This is a standard power cord used in printers, monitors and
desktop PCs so you can trade it for a cable from another device.
Turn on the PC and monitor to see if the yellow is still
Turn off the computer and monitor.
Replace the video cable with another VGA cable from another
Use one from another computer before going out to buy one.
Restart the computer to see if the yellow tint is gone.
Right click any area on the desktop and click "Properties" from the
list of options that appears.
Choose "Display Settings," then "Advanced Settings."
Select "Monitor" and click the "Calibrate
Wait to see if the yellow tint goes away.
Locate the temperature color settings on the monitor.
Adjust these to see if there is a change in the color.
A warm color setting will give the screen images more of a
Click on the "Start" icon, then click
"Control Panel" and "System and Security" and choose
Locate the video driver and click "Update."
Select the option allowing Windows to connect to the Internet
to find an updated driver.
Wait for the update to complete in a few minutes.
Expect the yellowing issue to disappear.
Connect the PC to another monitor to see if the same
If the yellow tint does not appear on the newly connected
monitor, the problem is a bad backlight or display and the monitor should be
replaced with a new one.