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My Acer AL1717 Screen has turned Blue......I just want to know how to Turn it back to normal colour.....Anyone can Help??

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Hi,
reset your monitor color setting by the following setting
Press the menu button
Select Reset
My Acer AL1717 Screen has turned Blue......I just - ajin_g_18.gif
press enter

this will reset the monitors color setting to factory default
ok

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Not working even after the reset. When I am on Facebook, I don't see the blue background behind comments. I just see it completely white same as the background! And when I look at slightly lighter tint of black than completely black, for example when on YT you look the the bar on the left showing your subscribed channels, I see it a little bit reddish.

After I press the auto button and choose any of the things and confirm, it says auto config and does some things with the monitor. During the while I can see the colors perfectly. But after it finishes, it's back! Same for the Reset button. And oh yes, do you see the shadowed background behind this text? I just DONT! I see it completely white...

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