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Acer Aspire T180 - EM61SM/EM61PM motherboard specifications?

I have an Acer Aspire T180 R01-B3 which stopped booting up just 15 days out of warranty!

I have tried 4 times to run the eRecovery disk that I created on first boot up, in August 2007. But although it says it's been successful, when I click OK to restart my PC it still won't boot up!

So I installed a brand new hard drive and ran the eRecovery disk on that, but the same thing happened.

I then tried running a full retail Vista SP1 DVD. But after pressing any key to boot from CD/DVD - all that happened was the grey striped progress bar saying Windows was loading files - and then NOTHING! The DVD-ROM showed no activity whatsoever and neither did the activity light on the PC.

PC World say the motherboard is faulty and that as they did not stock Acer EM61SM/EM61PM motherboards, they could put in a "similar" mobo but that I would then need a new CPU as well!!

So does anyone know where can I find a manual or the full specifications for the Acer EM61SM/EM61PM motherboard? Or better still, where I can buy a new one??

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  • Belinda Geist Jan 04, 2009

    starts up for a little while then shuts off. Then cant get it to even repower for a sec.

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