Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook Logo

Question about Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

1 Answer

Coloured line about 3 cm wide down right side of screen ACER 1640 widescreen laptop

I have an Acer 1640 (archaic I know) widescreen laptop. I started to get a small pink discolouration in the bottom corner of my screen. Now it is a full pink vertical line that is about 3 cm wide. I can see it when I boot my desktop and it is green when I open microsoft word. Is this a screen issue. As it has increased in size i am guessing the problem is only going to get worse until i try and fix it. thought I'd check here before I take it in for repairs.I have tried to change the res. and colour on the desktop as suggested in another persons problem but this has not worked. Mel

Posted by Anonymous on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2007

    Thanks for the solutions, I think it is the screen. However how do I reverse the first solution you gave me. The screen now looks different and averything has slowed down. I have gone back into display adapters but not sure how to reinstall the driver so that things are back to normal again

  • minioflynn Jun 23, 2008

    My entire screen turned to pink vertical stripes over a period of days.  I also lose the ability to use the keypad mouse when this happens.  It used to be that if I adjusted the screen, my computer returned to normal functioning, but not any more.  Please help.


  • jeet678 Jul 16, 2008

    a thin green color line is appearing on lcd of my laptop ...acer 4520
    it just 1week old laptop




×

Ad

1 Answer

Anonymous

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,961 Answers

The only other thing that can be done to check that it's not a software problem is to go to my computer>right click>properties>hardware tab>device manager and look down the list for 'Display Adapters' and click the '+' sign and right click and select uninstal. Restart the laptop and the graphics adapter will be installed automatically and the driver installed. see if there is any change. To find out if it is a driver fault, press F8 on startup and select 'Start Windows In Safe Mode', this will boot the laptop without the graphics driver (VGA mode,all the icons will be large sized), so if the screen stays the same you know it's not the driver. If none of above fix the fault then the screen is faulty.

Posted on Apr 17, 2007

Ad

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

0helpful
1answer

I have acer 7720 aspir it has a gforce 8400gs 256MB graphic card , the screen had vertical coloured lines and white static , now on start up colours go when log on vista , with the computer restarting . on...

I dont know this code but many problems is with this driver. Check drivers from Acer support and from chipset support. if it dont help you let me cnow.
9helpful
1answer

How can i boot my acer 1640 laptop from usb drive (external dvd), the bios have no option. Thanks

Do you still have the problem?
In BIOS setup go to the Boot section and move the cursor down to the harddisk line.
If you started your PC with the USB device connected, the Harddisk line should have a "+" to the left.
Press enter on the Harddisk line and move to the USB.. line.
Press F6 to move it upward.
Do the same to move the Harddisk line to the top before the CD/DVD line.
Save the settings and rebootReboot, and it should boot on the USB device.
I have an Acer Aspire 1640Z, and I use a USB key to install UBUNTU Linux
0helpful
1answer

In My Acer LCD X173W,Appears Coloured lines on the right side.

disconnect all the cables from the monitor except the power you wouls see a test screen .
if you still see the lines its the monitor is bad better buy a new one as repairing is expensive .
0helpful
1answer
0helpful
1answer
0helpful
1answer

Acer aspire 1640

You need to reload the Windows.
0helpful
1answer

Acer Aspire 1640 flashdrive slots

The USB Root Hub of your computer must have its driver corrupted or the USB Root Hub device is disabled. Go to Control panel/Device Manager and scroll down to the USB ROOT HUB DEVICES. Right click on the device and enable it if it's diabled. If not, try updating the device driver online.
1helpful
2answers

ACER 3023 SCREEN PIXELATING

Try uninstalling and reinstalling the video drivers. If this doesn't work, it's likely that the LCD control board or cable is damaged.
Not finding what you are looking for?

167 views

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13435 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1192 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

19008 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...