- Posted by Faith Armstrong
- On November 16, 2019
When the Acer system’s resolution mismatch with the monitor, then you may encounter the “Input not supported” error message on the screen.
Users often complain that they are facing this error message while connecting a new monitor with their system or while modifying the resolution to some unsupported value. On encountering this error message, you will not be able to see anything on the screen.
If you are one of them who are getting this error message on the screen, then you should immediately eliminate this issue from your Acer system.
Causes of Acer Monitor Input not Supported Error:
Let’s take a look at some of the common causes behind the acer monitor input not supported–
- An outdated version of the Display driver.
- Incorrect display settings
- Corrupted or missing the Graphics card driver
- Wrong connection
Five Effective Procedures to Fix Input Not Supported on Acer Monitor
Below listed are five effective and quick procedures that can help you to solve the acer monitor input not supported windows 10.
Procedure 1 – Check the Monitor Connection
If there is a problem with the monitor connection, then you may see the Input not supported error message on the monitor. In that case, you need to check if the monitor cable is properly connected or not. If not, then connect it properly so that it works correctly.
After connecting the cable, if the error message still shows up, then check whether the connection port is damaged or not. If yes, then repair it.
Procedure 2 – Change the Display Settings
Incorrect screen resolution of the display settings can cause this error message on the screen. So, you need to change the screen resolution and solve this issue. The following steps will help you to do so:
- Right-click on the empty space of the desktop and choose the Display Settings button from that list.
- From the Display settings window, scroll down the page and locate the Resolution section.
- Select the recommended resolution for the display from the drop-down menu list. Now, a confirmation page will appear. Click on the Save Changes option.
- After that, click on the Advanced Display Settings option.
- On the Advanced display settings section, click on the Display Adapter Properties for Display option under the monitor name.
- When you are in the Properties window, go to the Monitor tab and select the Screen refresh rate from the drop-down menu list.
- After doing these steps, click on the Apply option followed by the OK button to save the changes.
Procedure 3 – Update the Display Driver or Graphics Card Driver
An outdated version of the Graphics card driver can cause the input not supported error message on the Acer Windows 10 system. To do that, follow these steps cited below:
- Press the Windows Home button and select the Device Manager.
- On the Device Manager window, locate the Display Adapters and select it to expand it on the left panel.
- Right-click on the Graphics Card driver and choose the Update Software Driver button.
- Once the update process is done, restart the Acer system and then check if the problem still occurs or not.
Procedure 4 – Reinstall the Graphics Card Driver
If the driver is corrupted or missing, then you can get this error message on the screen. So, you can simply uninstall it and then install again properly. Here are certain steps that we have provided below:
- Press the Start button and select the Device Manager.
- From the Device Manager window, locate and select the Display Adapters to expand it.
- After that, find the Graphics card driver, right-click on it and select the Uninstall option.
- Once the uninstallation process is done, restart the system and then reinstall it.
- Open the Device Manager window and click on the Scan for hardware changes option. Now the device will find the driver and install it automatically.
- Once the installation process is complete, restart the device and then check if the error message still shows up or not.
Procedure 5 – Booting in VGA/ Low-Resolution Mode
Another effective procedure by which you can fix this error message is to booting in VGA/ low-resolution mode. Follow these steps:
- Insert the installation disk and restart the system.
- After restarting the system, the Windows setup window will appear.
- Click on the Repair your computer button.
- In the next section, you can see Choose an option window will appear. Select the Troubleshoot button.
- After that, click on the Advanced options and then select the Startup Settings button.
- From the Startup Settings window, press the F3 key to Enable low-resolution video.
- After enabling it, the system will start the boot. Once the device is booted, check if the issue is still there or not.
We hope these five procedures will be enough to solve the Asus monitor input not supported error message and for any further query feel free to contact us.