Having problems with your Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop ?

Screen Flickering on Acer 3680-2682

\015 I bought an Acer 3680-2682 few months ago. Computer was working perfectly until i tried to connect an external monitor (TV) using the S-Video hook to it. When i did this the screen on the laptop went crazy and all the display setting were changed automatically. Immediately i stop what i was doing and set the screen and display seeting to their defaults. By then the computer worked well but when i restarted it i noticed the monitor start flickering at start-up, up to 3 times until i finally stops. Everytime i start the computer when it is almost completely boot the monitor starts flickering. It does the same even when waking the system up from sleep mode I tried to solved it using the system restore but it didnt worked. Have you heard of soemthing like this...is there any recommendations??? Lerolero\015

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Ok we must remember when we setup any device on our PC, one of the many non PnP devices is and LCD Monitor, your PC should always be shutdown before installing a new Monitor. If you did not do this you could have damaged the I/O port on your PC. Not a definite, but possible! When you plug up a monitor or any serial cable while the PC is still on, it is of a low voltage which can casue some issues for you! Sounds like this one is yours!
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