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Acer Monitor The Volume display is always on, right in the middle of the screen. My volume display is always on too. It came on all on its own and won't go away. How frustrating!

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  • notatechie2 Apr 09, 2008

    thank you- I've actually tried that- none of my buttons respond, even the power is locked. I have contacted the Acer tech. support (by email), but nothing they have recommended so far has worked. I'm going to sit on their phone lines today until I get it fixed or returned...

  • Techno-dweeb Feb 14, 2009

    I know why my monitor failed: a cat sprayed it (ech!) and gummed up the works. It's not in warranty so I took the case apart, no easy feat but do-able, and cleaned the control module in front, hoping that this would solve things. Nope! It goes on but the on-off button won't turn off and there's nothing on the display although you do see the Acer logo when it powers on. Is there a fix?
    I have 2 specific questions: Is it possible to replace just the control circuit in front and if so how do you unplug the flat cable connecting it? Also does it need a driver which might be missing? I know that's three questions but oh well. Thanks if anyone can help out.
    DG the techno-dummy

  • calios1 Feb 20, 2009

    Actually my dad has the same problem with his acer flat screen....worked fine for ages, then just over the last couple of weeks it's stuck on...

    I told him to press one of the monitor buttons and this solved it for a while, but now it's back and nothing works....


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Give both the up and down buttons a tap. Sometimes even if the button comes out, the physical switch behind it dosnt.

Hope that helps.

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  • Peter Thompson
    Peter Thompson Apr 09, 2008

    If it is under warranty, then that is always the best method.

    If no other buttons are responding, then it's a good chance that the switch has colapsed and is therefore always considered to be on. They will probably not grill you, but so you know, they may try and say it's a customer fault and you have forced the button in too hard. So please be prepared for them to come at you with that tact.

    Sorry I couldn't be more help


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