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The laptop comes on and the monitor will not show it was not dropped damaged or wet it comes on periodiacally it seems to be a short somewhere because when you hook up a pc monitor to it the screen will not show on it either

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  • vipgyrl216 Mar 30, 2008

    I took the computer to an qualified computer technician and they had no idea either which they sent me to this site because it would not take a regular monitor either. they thought it was a short of some kind because the monitor comes on and off when it fills like it.. sometime booting all the way and other times not booting all the way or not coming on at all. tried it two days ago again and it came on and stalled and when turned off it is difficult to just turn off need to hold the power button longer just to turn off sometimes. the tech thinks I should just get another laptop? I want to try the first solution to take the ram out and clean it and the second thing i would try is an inverter if neither works I will never buy another ACER again


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What is the make and model of the laptop? It could be a bad inverter, and the easiest way to tell is to plug a regular monitor into it (if it has the appopriate port). If the regular monitor works fine, then it's probably a bad inverter and you should send it to be serviced.

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