Acer AL1716 17" LCD Monitor Logo

Question about Acer AL1716 17" LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Is this a problem?

I recently got myself a new PC which includes an Acer AL1716 monitor.I think its a brilliant monitor in terms of performance and the price.But being a perfectionist I am easily irritated even by the slightest of glitches.Well, a few days ago my computer hung while trying to run a game with extremely heavy graphics due to which I had to manually turn it off.On restarting I let Windows  check the file system for errors and it found none.Now I have started noticing a black vertical line at the right border of my monitor.Well I'm sure most people won't notice it because it is quite narrow(less than a cm maybe).But there is a similar line on the left side that is slightly thinner.Adjusting the settings has not helped.I'm not even sure if this line was there before I manually restarted the computer.But its bothering me! I hope there is nothing wrong with my monitor.Please reply.

Posted by viv1435 on

Ad

1 Answer

Rosener Guyano

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 103 Answers

Hi Viv,

Hope this will give you hints. If you haven't noticed first day you bought and used it with this negligible glitches you mentioned. There are factors to test and consider; try adjusting resolution frequencies (lower to higher) select Apply settings if you noticed been good; color/scheme modes of your video card driver/application software. I have met this kind of problem by fine tuning the video card settings and even replacing the video card not common it monitor problem. However if you noticed and doubtful even, get a change to dropby to the store you bought it let them check the unit. If the output still considerable, you still can use and we'll wait and see if it getting worse before the warranty period.

Best regards,
Rosener

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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 used to use viewsonic 17inch monitor and the color was perfect. Recently i change to acer AL1716, but there is no red color. How to fix the color setting problem? thanks

Generally, this is due to a loose or bad cable. Unplug, and replug your video cable one both sides. If that doesn't work, then use a different cable. If that doesn't work, contact Acer to see about a warranty replacement.
0helpful
2answers

Will an Acer AL1716 monitor work with a Dell 4600? Do I need a monitor card?

http://reviews.cnet.com/desktops/dell-dimension-4600-for/1707-3118_7-30529709.html

It has video card already, just make sure the video card driver is correct. Mkae sure to set the PC video resolution to the native resolution of this Acer, which is 1280 x 1024 @60Hz.

http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
1helpful
1answer

Hi, My Acer AL1716 monitor has stopped working and the light on it just keeps flashing. I have put a new power cable on it but still the same problem. I have plugged it into another PC and it still is not...

More likely to have capacitors failure in the power supply section, that will be the first place to check, see example of failed monitors due to bad caps: http://s807.photobucket.com/home/budm/allalbums
Post back what you see inside when you open it up so we can guide you further.
0helpful
1answer

Al1716 monitor plugged unable to change resolution.

You need to set the PC resolution to the native resolution of this ACER monitor, which is 1280x1024 @ 60Hz.
0helpful
1answer

There is no indication of power to the monitor. I

You need to check the caps in the power supply section, please see my pictures here so you know what to look for inside.
http://s807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/budm/ACER%20AL1716/
0helpful
1answer

While working on PC der was spark at plug point and now monitor is not turning on.

u need to either change the power cable of the monitor or go for a repair of the LCD.
the power cable may have been spoilt most probably,use earthed sockets for ur PC and check lose connections.
i myself had experienced this problem earlier due to improper earthing
0helpful
1answer

Where can I find a replacement bulb for my monitor?

have you tried the manufacters website or ebay?
2helpful
2answers

Acer AL1716 Blank screen & blinking green power LED

Hi..there,
You've got a busted backlight inverter... Need to replaced a new one...
0helpful
1answer

Flickers and shows acer logo

Perform a system recovery:

2 ways:

1. If in Windows - Start - Programs - Acer empowering technology - Acer E-recovery management -
click on Restore at bottom then "Restore to factory default settings"

2. Alt/F10 during boot right after Acer splash screeen on startup
http://us.acer.com/public/page11.do?sp=page74&UserCtxParam=0&GroupCtxParam=0&dctx1=25&CountryISOCtxParam=US&LanguageISOCtxParam=en&ctx3=-1&ctx4=United+States&crc=790373818
Not finding what you are looking for?

83 views

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1192 Answers

shadow

Level 3 Expert

490 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

19114 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...