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Acer monitor auto config screen pops up every 5-10 seconds

I have acer monitor .its screen pops up every 5-10 seconds saying auto config please wait. what is it ? and how to fix it? plz help

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  • kallayanamit Jul 12, 2008

    My monitor auto config screen pops every 5-10 seconds problem

  • Anonymous Jul 20, 2008

    Same issue, auto config wondows pops up non-stop.

  • wildb Jul 21, 2008

    "auto config..please wait" keeps popping up on acer al1914 lcd monitor every three seconds.

  • robertpark4 Sep 21, 2008

    i have acer monitor .its screen pops up every 5-10 seconds saying auto config please wait. what is it ? and how to fix it? plz help

  • pmartyn_2000 Sep 22, 2008

    auto config pops up and the screen goes blank. It does this on multiple machines

  • Patrick Riedijk Feb 07, 2009

    My Acer AL1916W also does this, Auto config popsup, and the auto config function is really adjusting the screen (colors change, the position of the visual moves). When it stops,automatically and directly it pops-up again...What to do?

    I already removed the screendriver via Config/Hardware, and even when rebooting and reinstalling the pop-up kept active... 
    so not a driver problem from the video card...
    Seems a hardware problem from the monitor...

    Q is: how to turn it of?


  • dj_amoore Feb 26, 2009

    same prob any fix for this???

  • lizremote May 11, 2010

    i have a AL1715b Acer LCD Monitor and the "auto config" pops up frequently sometimes once ever few seconds and then other times will wait for a minute or two before popping up. also, my Menu on the monitor will come up when depressed the when you remove your finger from the button the menu will disappear.

    what is the solution?

  • Scott Hill
    Scott Hill May 11, 2010

    is the monitor new or old?

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I have acer monitor .its screen pops up every 5-10 seconds saying auto config please wait. what is it ? and how to fix it? plz help

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I have the same prob.. How do I fix it?

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