Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC ?

I am trying to connect my acer 5720z to my television. i have had it hooked up for about a year with no problems though the s-video port. just recently my apartment got struck by lighting and the svideo port no longer recognizes the tv it is hooked up to. so i tried to hook them up with a vga wire. it worked for a moment and then the tv went scrambled. i am really dumbfounded and have played with the settings with no success.


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Lightning has damaged the S-video port on the TV and or the laptop. Take it to a repair shop, this is a hardware problem.
\015\012I would suggest getting a power board with a surge protection for the computer and for the TV.
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