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BIOS Startup Incomplete

When the laptop is powered on, I get the ACER spash screen and that's it. The screen will occassionally do funny things like splitting in half with ACER showing on both halves but goes no further. Any idea what the problem may be? I've gotten the same results with and without the battery present in the laptop. Thanks for whatever help can be provided!!!

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  • edjeff Sep 05, 2008

    I figuered either a motherboard or power supply issue, leaning toward motherboard. Thank you!

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Sounds like you motherboard is fried, more specifically your BIOS is toast. I would go about ordering another motherboard and rebuild it.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

  • Daniel Jenkins
    Daniel Jenkins Sep 05, 2008

    please rate this as fixya unless you have proof my solution is not accurate.

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