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Can you send me on my email how to install two additional fan with 12 v to my emailadress samuel25@email.com
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I reset my surge protector and the computer wont power up. i think i need a new power supply. the power cord is working fine. Please let me know where i can find a power supply for the aspire...


The Acer Aspire L100 is a desktop computer powered by a special DC adapter and power cable. The computer's motherboard incorporates a fuse designed to prevent any power surges from damaging the computer. If the fuse burns out due to a power surge or for any other reason, the computer will no longer function. You can check the motherboard fuse for damage yourself, then take it to a trained technician for replacement if needed

Shut down the Acer Aspire L100 and turn the tower around.

Press the "On/Off" button on the front of the tower. If the computer will not boot and the fan does not turn on, the fuse may be burned out.

Unplug the power cord from the rear of the tower

Turn the tower on its side and remove the Phillips-head screws connecting the back panel to the Aspire L100's cabinet.

Pull out the motherboard assembly gently from the back of the cabinet. The internal fuse is located on the motherboard behind the DC power jack, which is to the right of the monitor jack

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  • 2 Press the "On/Off" button on the front of the tower. If the computer will not boot and the fan does not turn on, the fuse may be burned out.
  • 3 Unplug the power cord from the rear of the tower.
  • 4 Turn the tower on its side and remove the Phillips-head screws connecting the back panel to the Aspire L100's cabinet.
  • 5 Pull out the motherboard assembly gently from the back of the cabinet. The internal fuse is located on the motherboard behind the DC power jack, which is to the right of the monitor jack.

  • Read more: Fuse Location on Acer Aspire L100 ' eHow.co.uk http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_7815704_fuse-location-acer-aspire-l100.html#ixzz1XUVwmxuA

  • 3 Unplug the power cord from the rear of the tower.
  • 4 Turn the tower on its side and remove the Phillips-head screws connecting the back panel to the Aspire L100's cabinet.
  • 5 Pull out the motherboard assembly gently from the back of the cabinet. The internal fuse is located on the motherboard behind the DC power jack, which is to the right of the monitor jack.

  • Read more: Fuse Location on Acer Aspire L100 ' eHow.co.uk http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_7815704_fuse-location-acer-aspire-l100.html#ixzz1XUVwmxuA

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    Why, when i try to install driver for vga card in a acer aspire L100 computer, the sistem is shuting down?


    Hi

    thank you for your query

    Please can you try the following

    1) go to www.devicedoctor.com
    2) Download and install the device doctor software
    3) Once installed open it up and click scan, it will then scan your PC for the best driver
    4) Download the driver (entitled VGA driver) and install
    5) Restart and see if this cured the issue

    Regards
    Shauqat

    Jun 02, 2010 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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    Thanks for the response to my Acer L100. have checked the cables and they are fine. have noticed the fan doesn't start up when the computer is switched on....could this be the problem???


    The CPU fan should turn on when the PC is powered on, and then it usually slows down until the workload on the processor causes it to heat up, then the fan spins faster, it might also be a power supply issue, but if your able to boot and its giving you messages and not shutting down then you should re-install the operating system.

    Nov 18, 2009 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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    Acer Aspire L100 overheating


    You could try a new cpu fan and heatsink. They are normally inexpensive. if this does not work make sure all the case fans are working and check to see if your ram is overheating

    Dec 22, 2008 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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    L100 heat problem


    We purchased 10 of these for our dealers since most of them have space constrains. I found that I had to reapply the thermal compound on just about all of them, since they all had a problem of spinning up the fan and then shutting down.

    What you do is get some MX-2 Thermal Compound
    --> Open the case with the one screw on the back
    --> Once open, undo the 4 screws that hold down the heatsink - the copper looking thing - the fans stay in the case. The screws will NOT COME OUT. Just leave them attached to the heatsink.
    --> Take some cleaning alcohol and put some on some cloth. Then use the cloth to wipe the old thermal compound (grey goop) off the CPU and the Heatsink.
    --> Apply a couple "drops" of the MX-2 on the CPU and use a credit card to spread is it over the CPU. NOT TOO THICK. In fact, I found a complete coverage, while trying to get it as thin as possible seems to get the best cooling effect.
    --> Re-apply the heatsink by screwing in the screws one by one, switching to the next screw which is diagonal to the previous one. This way even pressure is applied to the headsink.
    --> Close the case and refit the case screw.

    All of our computers have worked great after that fix. Hope it works for you.

    Nov 06, 2008 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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    Possible overheating problem for Acer Aspire mini L100


    I am not totally sure if this is the problem, but I would suggest that you may have a power supply issue or possibly it going out. If the computer runs fine, and then shuts down, than this can be more symptomatic to a overheating issue.

    In my limited experience with overheat issues, the computer actually smelled like it was getting hot, and then it would slow down and then sometimes stop. Most computers have fail safe settings where they either alarm, or shut down or both when they overheat.

    Sep 26, 2008 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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    Another owner of the acer L100


    For L100 drivers, go to the acer website and download them. There is also a link to order a disk to reload the OS.

    http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/forms/webpage.cfm?siteid=7293&areaid=7&website=AcerPanAm.com/us

    Aug 04, 2008 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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    Over Heating Problem In Acer Aspire L100


    There are two solutions to this problem. First set the fan in the PC Bios to rub at full speed all the time. This was too noisy for me.

    Second, If you are running Windows Vista, you can adjust the Maximum Porcessor Utilization. From the Windows Control Panel select the Power Options icon. Then select "Change plan settings" for which ever power plan the PC is set to use. Then select "Change advanced power settings". Expand the "Processor power managment" by clicking on the "+" symbol. Finally click on the "+" for "Maximum processor state". I would try changing this setting to "90 %". This worked fine on my ACER L100 and it no longer overheats.

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    Computer shuts down for no discernable reason


    Im not a expert but my opinion would be to just buy a new power supply. Installation is easy. Thats one thing that gets replaced most often out of all pc parts. I would wait for a expert opinon though, good luck

    Nov 27, 2007 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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    Unwanted System Shut Down


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