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Acer AL1711 17" LCD Monitor goes blank without warning

My monitor has repeatedly gone blank and the on/off light goes out. I can get no response from it at all. The first time it happened was when I'd switched on my PC first thing on a morning and typed in the password and after about a minute the monitor went blank. The on/off light button doesn't do anything. I switched everything off and rebooted and it came on and was okay for the rest of the day. That was yesterday. Today it has gone off about 4 times already. I have to turn everything off at the mains and wait about 10 minutes and when I reboot it comes on again.


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The need to reboot your computer to get your monitor working places the blame totally in the computer. You have a virus, or the computer is overheating and shutting down for thermal reasons.

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