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Monitor flashes primary colors

Acer al1711 17" LCD monitor flashes primary colors when pc is turned off - off switch doesn't work either--- everything fine until recent when we had a powercut (pc turned off at the time)

however screen doesn't flash if screen turned off before tower

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Ha ha, no it was something very simple. My technician rang the company as it was under warranty and they had never heard of it but worked it out and just pressed a few buttons on the monitor and it was gone!! Thanks, anyway for the laugh.

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Re: monitor flashes primary colors

Your monitor has disco fever and will have to be shot in a midnight ritual in Palm Springs. Or, you will have to replace a diac circuit linking the display, power control, and power supply grounds (or possibly an overvolt protector of some sort in the power supply.) I don't know why for this kind of error the designer couldn't just put a message on the OSD in some random human language.

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