Question about Acer AL1917W LCD Monitor

2 Answers

The display "clicks" off and on, and does not display at all

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 11,361 Answers

If you are going to DIY and have proper tools and know safety precaution then please read on:
Most common failures in the LCD monitors are bad capacitors (bulging top/seal or leaking) in the power supply (they should be replaced in a set), blown fuses; poor solder joints, failed inverter circuits (blown fuse, shorted transistors, shorted/open transformers), bad lamps (poor solder connections or worn out lamps). You will need to open it up and inspect the inside, see example of failed ACER monitors to get some ideas what to look for: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
Post back what you see inside so we can guide you further and it will help out other people in the future also.

Basic LCD monitor troubleshooting guide:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r6150077-basic_lcd_monitors_troubleshooting

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague
Capacitors kit: http://lcdalternatives.auctivacommerce.com/ he can make you a set of caps for you.

Posted on Oct 01, 2010

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

Chck the pwr supply maybe the capacitor is dead

Posted on Oct 01, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Choppy video playback pc


Which operating system ???
There are a variety of problems that can happen to the display monitor of an Acer laptop.
The most common problem is the screen fading or becoming too hard to see.
This can be corrected by adjusting the brightness levels.
Another common problem involves incorrect color, which can be resolved by adjusting the display color settings.
Yet another big problem is the display freezing or appearing jumpy, which can be resolved by updating the display driver.Hold down the "Fn" key.
Tap the right-arrow key to brighten the display screen.
Tap the left-arrow key to darken the display screen.
Release the "Fn" key to save your display settings.
Color
Right-click on the desktop and click "Graphic Properties."
Adjust the screen resolution by clicking "Display Settings" and choosing a resolution setting from the drop down menu.
Click "Apply" to check the resolution of the display.
Click "OK" to save the resolution settings.
Adjust the color of the screen by clicking "Color Correction" and moving the brightness or contrast slider to the right or left.
Click "Apply" to check the color resolution of the display.
Click "OK" to save the color settings.
Click "OK" to exit the Graphic Properties Application
Update the Display Driver
Right-click on the desktop. Click "Personalize," "Display Settings" and "Advanced Settings."
Click the "Intel Graphics" tab and choose "Monitor Properties."
Click "Driver."
Click "Update Driver" and choose "Search Automatically."
Click "Install" to install the updated monitor driver.
After the driver has been installed, click "OK" to restart the laptop when prompted.
Rather doing a driver hunt which can take hours
http://ct.download.com/clicks?t=1179231350-ce770fd4fbc57664a08aea1a8f03b80d-bf&brand=DOWNLOAD&s=5
Windows XP/Vista/7/8

it might take some time being a freeware driver solution
Note: it will find all of your outdated drivers

This will automatically search for and find the correct driver you will have to update every driver individually once you update you might be asked whether you want to restart or make a system restore point.

Click no to both of these then continue updating each driver free then restart once all of the drivers have been updated.
If the video playback on your Windows Vista-based PC is choppy, fix the issue without replacing the graphics card.
Tweaking the video driver can smooth video playback.
This is accomplished by changing the hardware acceleration settings of your PC.
Changing the hardware acceleration settings tells your computer that video is more important to you than other background tasks, such as defragmenting software or other third-party programs.
Right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "personalize."
Click on "display settings," followed by "advanced settings."

Click "troubleshoot," followed by "change settings."
Move the notch on the performance meter to the left one section over.
This will change the Hardware acceleration settings to optimize video playback.
Play your video.
If performance does not improve, continue moving the performance meter to the left until playback improves.

Jun 15, 2013 | Acer Aspire Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Display adaptor not found


b> Your display adapter is the component of your computer that allows your monitor to work. On the operating system side of things, this display adapter is controlled by a device driver. If you're having issues with your display adapter (like colors are displaying incorrectly or the screen is flickering), you can fix these problems by rolling back your device driver using the Windows Device Manager.

Open your Control Panel by clicking "Start" and then "Control Panel." Click "System." Click "Device Manager." Scroll down to the "Display Adapter" heading. On a single monitor setup, there will only be one device listed under "Display" adapter. Right-click it and click "Properties." Click the "Driver" tab. Click the "Roll Back Driver" button. This will uninstall your current display adapter driver and reinstall the last version that worked properly. This will fix the issues you were having with the device. Hope this helps

Jan 22, 2013 | Dell Computers & Internet

1 Answer

How do i change the screen from vertical display to horizontal


The IBM ThinkPad Z61t computer runs the Windows operating system. Normally, Windows is displayed on a monitor in a manner that makes it easy to read. If you want to change the screen display configuration (from vertical to horizontal), modify the screen display properties in Windows itself. This process causes the computer to rotate the image displayed on the screen by 90, 180 or 270 degrees, depending on the setting you choose.

1.Right-click on an empty portion of the Windows desktop on the Z61t.

2.Click "Properties."

3.Click "Display."

4.Click "Change display settings."

5.Click the "Orientation" drop-down window. Select the "Landscape" option to make the screen display items in a horizontal manner.

Sep 19, 2011 | Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t Notebook

1 Answer

Blue line on screen


This is very likely caused by display card driver. You may need to update
the display card driver.

I suggest you disable the display card driver to see if the problem still
exists. This will force Windows XP to use the default VGA driver.

To disable the display card driver, you can perform the following steps:
a. Click Start, right click My Computer and click Manage.
b. Click to highlight "Device Manager".
c. Click the plus sign "+" next to "Display adapters".
d. Right click your display card and click Disable.
e. Reboot your computer.

Mar 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

My monitor flashes on and off while I am working.


Hi,

There are lots of reasons why it can shutdown, but happerlly none should be serious. It may be that the B+ or Power supply is too high, look for a pot near the power supply and try turning it down a bit. Also the x-ray protection may be too high, look for the X-Ray pot, found near the FBT, turn that down too. I assume your a tech and know how and where to be carefull.

It sounds like your video1.gif
card settings are too high and your monitor cannot handle the settings. One way to confirm this is to boot into SAFE MODE and see if it still happpens. If it does not, then its the video card settings. If it does, then it indicates that the monitor is in need of service or replacement.Turn down the resolution and color depth settings all the way, and then increase them incrementally until it is as high as it can go until this problem starts happening again. To adjust video settings, right click anywhere on the desktop and select Properties. Then go to the settings page.If the display does not stay active long enough to make these changes, then boot into SAFE MODE and delete the video adapter from the device manager. Upon rebooting the computer, the video adapter will re-install itself with low default settings.Is the correct monitor selected in your display settings?Make sure that the correct monitor appears in Display properties. If the wrong monitor is selected, Windows might not use the full capabilities of your monitor, and you might be restricted in your choice of screen resolutions.To check your monitor selectionOpen Display Properties in Control Panel. Click the Settings tab, click Advanced, and then click the Monitor tab. The monitor that is selected for your computer is displayed under Monitor Type.If correct monitor isn't listed, click Properties. Click the Driver tab, and then click Update driver. After the Hardware Update Wizard starts, click Install from a list or specific location, and then click Next. Click Don't search. I will choose the driver to install, and then click Next. This provides a list of monitor manufacturers and models.In Manufacturers, click the manufacturer of your monitor, and then in Models, click the model name.
If your monitor isn't listed, click (Standard monitor type) in Manufacturers, and then choose the most compatible setting for your monitor in Models. Click Next, and then click Next again. NoteTo open Display Properties, click Start, click Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes, and then click Display.Are you using the wrong driver for your display adapter? ImportantThe following procedure might require you to restart your computer, which will close this troubleshooter. If possible, view this troubleshooter on another computer while you perform the steps on the computer you are troubleshooting.To continue troubleshooting if no other computer is availableRight-click the page displayed on your screen, and then click Print.
    1. Follow the steps in the printed copy of the procedure.
    2. After your computer restarts, reopen this troubleshooter and answer each question as you answered it initially.When you reach this page again, answer the question at the bottom, and then click Next.If the wrong driver is specified for your display adapter (video card), you might have problems installing your monitor or increasing the video resolution above 640 × 480 with 16 colors.To find out whether a better driver is availableOpen Display Properties in Control Panel. Click the Settings tab, click Advanced, and then click the Adapter tab. Click Properties, click the Driver tab, and then click Update Driver.Click Install the software automatically (Recommended). Follow the instructions in the Hardware Update Wizard to search for a better display adapter driver. Restart your computer if you are prompted to do so. NoteTo open Display Properties, click Start, click Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes, and then click Display.You might be able to download an updated driver from Windows Update. To go to the Window Update Web site, click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Windows Update. If an updated driver is available, follow the instructions for downloading the software to your computer and installing it. If the driver is not installed automatically, use the procedure above to locate and install the driver on your computer.
Does installing the correct driver for your display adapter solve the problem?Does Windows support your display adapter?To determine whether your display adapter (video card) is supportedCheck the Windows Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) in Help & Support.If your display adapter is supported, the HCL might include notes about it or links to updated drivers. Download any new drivers that are available. NotesIf you follow this link, when you return to this troubleshooter you will have to start over from the beginning and answer each question as you answered it initially. You must be connected to the Internet to view the HCL. If you do not have Web access, contact the manufacturer of your display adapter to find out if it is compatible with Windows XP. If your display adapter is not on the HCL, or is listed but is not shown as being compatible with Windows XP, Microsoft does not provide support or drivers for it. Contact the adapter manufacturer, or visit the manufacturer's Web site, to obtain a driver that is compatible with Windows XP.
Does Windows support your display adapter?If it is supportedDecrease the hardware acceleration setting. ImportantThe following procedure might require you to restart your computer, which will close this troubleshooter. If possible, view this troubleshooter on another computer while you perform the steps on the computer you are troubleshooting.
  • To continue troubleshooting if no other computer is available
    1. Right-click the page displayed on your screen, and then click Print.
    2. Follow the steps in the printed copy of the procedure.
    3. After your computer restarts, reopen this troubleshooter and answer each question as you answered it initially.When you reach this page again, answer the question at the bottom, and then click Next.To decrease hardware accelerationOpen Display Properties in Control Panel. Click the Settings tab, click Advanced, and then click the Troubleshooting tab. Drag the Hardware acceleration slider to the left.
  1. Click OK, and then click OK again.
  2. Restart the computer when you are prompted to do so.
Note
  • To open Display Properties, click Start, click Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes, and then click Display.
Does decreasing hardware acceleration solve the problem?
If not resolveIs the BIOS for your display adapter out of date?
The BIOS for your display adapter might not allow a resolution higher than 640 × 480 with 16 colors.
Contact the display adapter manufacturer to find out whether there is an updated video BIOS for your display adapter that supports higher resolution.Does upgrading the video BIOS solve the problem?


Please post your feedback and Vote if the problem resolved as per your satisfaction.

Sep 24, 2010 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Computer turns on and boots up , however, the screen is dark


Try going into the control panel and select power options see if there is way to adjust the display brightness or try holding down the "Fn" key and use F7 to increase the brightness

Feb 07, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A75-S229 Notebook

1 Answer

Toshiba L10 display will not work.have pressedfn+f1 and fn+f5 but to no avail.


There are steps to 'change' the visual effects of the "Display." 1. Right click on "Desktop", click Personalize, click, Display Settings. 2. Identify, Monitor used? 3. Down (arrow) select Monitors' graphics. 4. Adjust, (low>high) resolution. 5. Select, Colors (16 bit>32bit), etc. 6. Click, Advanced Settings, click Properties ("check device status"). 7. Update Drivers (only if, necessary?). 8. Click on "List All Modes" select valid (modes) for the monitor. Note: Always click on the 'Apply', and 'OK' buttons after application changes for the process to take effect. 9. Restart "Computer". *Next go, to: Screen Saver, in the Screen Saver Settings change 'Power' settings. *Next go, to: Start Menu, click on Product Name: (Toshiba), click 'Utilities' click, Toshiba Assist, click 'Optimize' click, "Display"; change power on display. *Next go, to Control Panel, in Mobile PC, click; "Adjust commonly used mobility settings" (changes the following); Display brightness, and Connect Display. “I hope this Fix it!”

Jan 22, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite L10 Notebook

1 Answer

Attention out of range is displayed on ibm 2 74 monitor


To resolve this behavior, either change the refresh rate, or change the video adapter settings.

To change the refresh rate:
  1. Restart the computer, and while it is restarting, press F8 until the Startup menu appears. Press 3, and then press ENTER to start the computer in Safe mode.
  2. Right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
  3. Click Advanced, click Adapter, and then click Adapter Default from the Refresh Rate list.
  4. Click OK, click OK again, and then click Yes to restart the computer in Normal mode.
You can set the colors and screen area to your preferences under Display Properties.


To change the video adapter settings:
  1. Restart the computer, and while it is restarting, press F8 until the Startup menu appears. Press 3, and then press ENTER to start the computer in Safe mode.
  2. Right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
  3. Click Advanced, click Adapter, and then click Change.
  4. Click Next, and then click Display a list of all the drivers in a specific location, so you can select the driver you want.
  5. Click Next, click Show all hardware, and then click Standard display types under Manufacturers.
  6. Click Standard Display Adapter (VGA), and then click Next.
  7. Click Yes, click Next, click Finish, and then click Yes to restart the computer.
  8. After the computer starts, right-click the desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
  9. Click 256 colors, click Apply, and then restart the computer.
  10. After the computer starts, click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click System.
  11. Click Device Manager, click View devices by type, and then click Display adapters.
  12. Click Standard Display Adapter (VGA), click Remove, and then click OK.
  13. Install all updated monitor drivers.

Apr 13, 2009 | IBM E74 17" CRT Monitor

2 Answers

Out of Range message displays when PC boots


The settings that you have for you tower needs to be changed if you have a old monitor connect that to the tower then right click on your screen go to settings and set it real low once this is done connect the new monitor up and set where you would like it,

The out of range is just letting you know that the settings thats set the monitor can see

Mar 12, 2009 | Westinghouse 22" Widescreen LCD Flat Panel...

1 Answer

I get a an error after installing my nivida graphics card to use dual monitors error: invalid display settings currently selected graphics display driver can not be used. It was written for a...


In that case, your pc might have a conflict.. it maybe the version of the display driver.. perform a clean install on the video card driver by doing this.. assuming that your PC's OS is WinXP..

1. On your desktop right click the icon My Computer and click properties..
2. On the System properties click Hardware then click Device Manager..
3. On the device manager window look for the display adapters then click the + sign on the left side..
then it will shows the display adapter you have on your pc..
4. Right click your display adapter then click uninstall.. from there your pc will remove the display adapter you select then it will ask you to reboot..
5. Now were assuming at this time that your pc has been rebooted.. Browse your Display driver and then install..

hope this will help..


Dec 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer AL1917W LCD Monitor Logo

Related Topics:

55 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18387 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

586 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...