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I turn my Acer 5050 on . Screen stays black. There may be a quick orange light then it will go black. You can see very faintly the images in the dark of the screen. Can anyone help me?

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  • Aaron Fox
    Aaron Fox May 11, 2010

    Try connecting your VGA output to a regular monitor, let us know what happens.

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