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Acer aspire one ZG5....connected to another monitor pressed control key and F5. The other monitor starts to boot up windows, gets to a certain point and then shuts off connection from acer laptop, who's screen is still showing nothing but grey and black split screen..than nothing? If laptop is not used for some time it will boot up as it should but turn very faint and then goes into colored lines.

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As by your description, your mainboard of the laptop is faulty as the unit fails to produce a good picture on both its own LCD and on a external LCD

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