Recently I shut down my computer then when I went to boot up the next day it took 4 times longer than usual and took ages to open programms.
I have done all the usual run spyware, anti virus, defragged and cleaned registry etc without success. Finally I did a system restore and everything was back to normal. I now leave my computer on 24hrs as when I shut it down and restart the SLOW problem returns until I do a system restore. One other thing I have noticed the AVG icon in the task bar is greyed out after start up, until I restore!! I suspect a startup programm but cannot see anything in Taskmanager Processes.
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Back up all necessary data to an external device such as a disk, flash driveor hard drive
Make sure all programs are closed and shut down your Acer laptop by openingyour Start menu and selecting "Shut Down" from the options for shuttingdown and restarting windows.
Detach any external hardware such as an external hard drive or printer.
Press the Power button to boot your Acer laptop.
Press "Alt + F10" on your keyboard when the Acer screen appears atthe start of the boot up process. Wait a moment while Windows loads the resetfiles.
Select "Restore System from factory default" in the Acer eRecoveryManagement window.
Click "Next" on the next screen to continue. Click"Next" on the following destination informationwindow. This will pop up a notice telling you that resetting your Acer laptopwill erase all data and restore the laptop to its original settings andconfiguration.
Click "OK" in the notice window to proceed with resetting yourAcer laptop.
Wait while your Acer laptop is reset to factory settings.
To start the computer in safe mode 1. You should print these instructions before continuing. They will not be available after you shut your computer down in step 2. 2. Click Start and then click Shut Down. 3. In the drop-down list of the Shut Down Windows dialog box, click Restart, and then click OK. 4. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, press F8. On a computer that is configured for booting to multiple operating systems, you can press F8 when the boot menu appears. 5. Use the arrow keys to highlight the appropriate safe mode option, and then press ENTER. 6. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot system, choose the installation that you need to access using the arrow keys, and then press ENTER.
The Acer Aspire 3003 LCl ............IS a notebook computer, also called a laptop, notbook usually refers to a mid sized laptop .
The other size you may see is Netbook, these are smaller and very portable.
Look here for a good explaination. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laptop
i have acer 4736zg ;that i bought 4 months ago my computer gets heated and shuts down automatically; it works nicely for a week; and gets heated and shut down automatically 3 to 4 times in a day; i am using windows 7 and kapresky anti virus before my computer has windows vista and mcafee antivirus. yesterday my computer showed blue screen death for six times each time i connected net ; i checked the memory status and now its ok but it shutdown for three time in last 12 hours; can u plz help me out
You have corrupted files on your system, either from a hard drive beginning to go bad or from just a bad update, use your recovery console, either available during start up or by using the windows cd to boot your computer and have it run a recovery, you will have to re-apply some of your service packs afterwards. Another option in the recovery console is to use your system save points, if you have the recovery console installed then use it to restore your compter to a day before the update.
If the LCD display worked until the processor over heated and then went blank, and would work again once it cooled down, then yes I do. As you described above, the screen going blank and blank still on reboot ( no time to cool down ), then the next day the LCD displayed again ( cooled down over night ). Appears to be directly related to the over heating problem. But if the display problem progressed to the point that the PC would boot up cold and the display was still blank, then I would think your graphics card will need repair.
try to power up with power cord only and see if it works. If no lights turn on than your motherboard is dead. If it turns on and nothing happens make sure there is memory installed(RAM). If it turns on and you see windows screen than it shuts off than your operating system needs to be installed again. Also, you can try booting in safe mode by hitting f8 when you initially start your computer and see if it stays on and if it does you have a virus most likely. Good luck.