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Acer AL1716 LCD monitor -- black screen

Well, not *entirely* black -- it's fine all through booting, but after having to hard-reset (holding down the power button) when a game I was playing decided not to respond or let me exit any other way, the screen now turns completely black when it gets to the Windows login page.  I can see the mouse.  I can log in fine, and launch things (assuming I remember where the icon is), so I assume the PC's OK.  I just can't see anything.

I've tried rebooting, both hard and soft.  I've reseated the monitor cable.  I've messed with the brightness and contrast settings (hiked them both up to 100), which made no difference whatsoever.  I even switched the thing off mid-boot just to try launching in last-known-good config.  No dice.

It's behaved perfectly, bizarre 'resolution not supported' one-time thing aside, for the week I've had it, so this is something of a downer.

Any and all help appreiciated.

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Re: Acer AL1716 LCD monitor -- black screen

Delete your graphics driver and re Install it if you are using vista then its the Auto Adjust setting on the monitor turn it off re boot holding down delete key then check cmos and bios setting to see if your monitor is installed or is it a generic PNP Monitor as you need a vista supportive driver if its vista your using

Posted on Nov 28, 2007

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