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Display problems when turned on it displays question mark (?) then rolling color patterns.

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  • rikkalan May 11, 2010

    1). What type of computer do you have? laptop or desktop?

    2). Operating system? WindowsXP or Vista or earlier?

    3). Have you downloaded and installed the latest drivers for your video hardware? (video card and monitor drivers)



    As the previous poster mentioned, it could be simply a loose cable connection. Check the back of the computer and verify that the cable is securely connected. More information would be helpful in diagnosing the problem you're having.

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Yellow screen


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.
Yellow screen
Yellow tinting in monitors can be caused by either a software calibration issue, bad cables or a worn out display and backlight.
Before you assume that the issue is a hardware one, determine if there are software settings that affect the color or if the cables are working correctly.
After checking these items, and if the yellow tint only occurs on one monitor and you cannot eliminate it, the problem is a display hardware issue and it is less expensive to replace the monitor.

Unplug the power cord from the monitor and replace it with another one.
This is a standard power cord used in printers, monitors and desktop PCs so you can trade it for a cable from another device.
Turn on the PC and monitor to see if the yellow is still there.
Turn off the computer and monitor.
Replace the video cable with another VGA cable from another monitor.
Use one from another computer before going out to buy one.
Restart the computer to see if the yellow tint is gone.
Right click any area on the desktop and click "Properties" from the list of options that appears.
Choose "Display Settings," then "Advanced Settings."
Select "Monitor" and click the "Calibrate Color" button.
Wait to see if the yellow tint goes away.
Locate the temperature color settings on the monitor.
Adjust these to see if there is a change in the color.
A warm color setting will give the screen images more of a yellowish tint.
Click on the "Start" icon, then click "Control Panel" and "System and Security" and choose "Device Driver."
Locate the video driver and click "Update."
Select the option allowing Windows to connect to the Internet to find an updated driver.
Wait for the update to complete in a few minutes.
Expect the yellowing issue to disappear.
Connect the PC to another monitor to see if the same problem occurs.
If the yellow tint does not appear on the newly connected monitor, the problem is a bad backlight or display and the monitor should be replaced with a new one.



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The colors of my laptop's sreen are inverted. I've tried everything I could think of (display settings, system restore,....), how do I fix this?


Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers You might need to upgrade your graphics card drivers. You might have to remove your graphics card to make sure the socket is clean restart your computer the reinstall it this should activate found new hardware wizard if your computer came with a mother board disk the drivers could be on it Click start control panel display desktop you can select a different desktop from the drop down list or a browse button where you can select different pictures this may vary depending on your operating system also you can change the settings for more or less pixels or from the drop down list pick the appropriate level of color range or troubleshoot also select advanced then general dpi normal , larger or custom settings
Always click APPLY after making any changes windows 7 Open Personalization by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Personalization. Click Window Color and Appearance. Under Window Color and Appearance, click the color you want, and then click OK. Note If you see the Appearance Settings dialog box instead of the Window Color and Appearance window, the theme might not be set to Windows Vista, the color scheme might not be set to Windows Aero, or the computer might not meet the minimum hardware requirements for running Windows Aero. For more information, see Troubleshoot problems with Windows Aero.

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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

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My monitor turns into color pattern screen after on for just a few minutes. Have to reboot but repeats the problem. It is an Acer notebook aspire


Video Card problem sir. This can be caused by the video card problem but worst, the hardware itself. Try going to the device manager.
CLick the Diplay adapter
Then right click your video card then uninstall.

You might notice that the resolution of your display is bad but if the problem doesnt show up meaning you need to download a new driver for your video card..

If that doesnt work... you need to let a technician check your vcard.

Hope the first one helps

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