I checked everywhere I could and I can not find a way to open the new driver file. In other words, the hight of a 19 That means your display would need to have 22 or more bad subpixels before Acer would replace it – or only two bad pixels in the center of the screen. Does anyone know a way to open a file with a. Where possible, you should always try to use the DVI port, as that will provide a cleaner image.

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I asked about the return and they said I had 14 days.

Acer AL2216W – LCD monitor – 22″

The Matrox dual head works great and I can really see an improvement in the quality of the image on the new LCD since my 19 inch CRT was getting dim and loosing brightness. The ALW comes with a base stand that only allows you to tilt the display, and we generally find that to be inadequate.

I asked what the differences were between the four Acer 22 inch monitors and the tech guy did not know. An inexpensive general-purpose monitor deserving of its popularity An inexpensive general-purpose monitor deserving of its popularity by Lori Grunin.

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Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. If you’re not in need of immediate support, dealing with a periodically sluggish web interface is probably better than sitting on the phone.

I went minitor and checked several reports and found the Acer was not worse than the others and in some ways better. Once we got through to support, the people we spoke al22216w were able to answer our questions and provide the requested help; we just wish we didn’t have to wait so long.

Does anyone know a way to open a file with a. The 22 inch wide screen is taller than my old 19 inch CRT. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out the differences between Acers 22″ monitors. The Acer display uses a TN panel, which is generally considered to be the low end of the totem pole in terms of overall quality. Most of the 24″ LCDs on the market include several other input options, making them better for anyone that wants a multifunction display.

Except where noted, all of our testing is conducted using a DVI connection. So the choice for me was 22 inch wide screen. Limited warranty – 3 years – pick-up and return. I am going to build a new computer soon and I may have to live with the wrong resolution until then or I may have to buy a new graphics card now. I loaded the zip file for the drivers and got a message the windows did not recognize the file extension.


It was the Acer ALW. We delete mnoitor that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. I went to a different Office Depot location to look at he AL W in person and found they did not have one on the shelf.

I sent e-mails to Matrox and Acer. Log in Don’t have an account? We will see how the Acer ALW stands up to the competition in a moment, but first here are the manufacturer specifications. I spent two days trying to find new drivers for the monitor. He was very polite and nice, however.

The monitors smaller than 22 inches are shorter and have less pixels monnitor the same size 4: All of Acer’s LCDs come with a standard three-year limited warranty, which is pretty good. I set the brightness and contrast and the monitor looks great unless you want to read fonts, which are funny looking due to the resolution issues.