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My acer 5610

I have an Acer 5610 and the original AC/DC adapter got was ruined. I decided to buy a new one. I did and when i plugged it in and turned it on, it would load normally. After waiting or doing work with the laptop after 10 min or so, the screen would go black with the power button light still green. I cannot hear the fan or any other normal noise the laptop produces. I put it in safe mode and it would last about 20 min more. A blue screen appears sometimes telling me that i need to check my video card or something close to that nature. This happens even when the charger is not plugged in. What could be th problem? Email me with the solution at geo_estevez88@hotmail.com

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U need to recover the laptop to Vista. It will not do what you are trying to do. The drivers, programs and just about everything else are not compatible with anything but VISTA. OK?

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http://www.laptopjacks.com/view_part/Acer-Aspire-ONE-AOA150-ZG5-DC-Power-Jack-AC351816.html

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