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When my acer 290 starts up the fan comes on for a few sec and then the screen goes black.Restart and does the same thing. If I beat on the keyboard I can get it start up and use it but at any giving time it will just shut off.

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Sounds like a loose connection/faulty wire. you might want to open it up and check to see that the hard drive and cd drive are connected properly. likewise with the ram in it's slot. be careful!!! make sure that you are grounded(don't wear wool sweaters or other wool things, turn on a humidifier in the room for an hour or so. put the laptop on a wooden table and make sure it is unplugged). do not drop anything off the table while you are doing it. make sure you aren't distracted. and only touch the screws with the screwdriver, not any of the boards or drives.

IF YOU DON"T FEEL COMFORTABLE DOING THIS YOURSELF, HAVE SOMEONE ELSE DO IT!!

you do not want to wreck it. have a tech professional do it. it may cost you a bit more than you would liek to pay though.

shop around and find out the best price in your area.

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Your memory is the co'z replace your memory and buy new one...

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