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Acer Al1716 I got this Monitor and it will not turn on.. it is just over a year and a half old.. No power or power lights.

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  • DANCON Nov 21, 2007

    I have the exact same problem as teddysmom. No power, nothing, completely dead. Unfortunately the only solution was to buy a Dell!

  • omega776 May 10, 2008

    Same problem here. Trying to fix it.

  • peterocket Jun 04, 2008

    Same here!

  • englishsette Aug 16, 2008

    Same problem here....No power LED and no power to monitor. I have swapped out with another monitor so cables are not a problem. Nor is the power source....

  • humanforklif Sep 13, 2008

    My Monitor did exactly the same.For a couple of months it would seem to restart itself,go blank then show the acer logo,then it would go back to working fine but ,all of a sudden, after I turned it off for the night,kaput,no power,no light at the power button nothing. New Monitor time I guess?Tried different cord different plug etc...



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Need to replace the power inverter board..

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