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No Post, black display....power light on and fan works, but that is it.

I suppose this Acer Aspire shorted out. Kid ripped power supply out of the back, and a tiny spark flew out with it.....the whole laptop shut down immediately...plugged power back in, and nothing.....dead. Re-solder a new jack onto the board. Fine, I have power back, but nothing else really....the power lights come on, and the fan comes on, but no post, or display, or hard drive light flickering (that light just stays off completely). So do I face reality and buy a new laptop? or could it be just some 29 cent fuse blown? (I wish) hahaha

Thanks for your time,


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  • Loralye Nov 10, 2008

    Sorry, geeze, as soon as I posted the question, I was brought to a page where at least 2 others are asking the same question.....sorry again, I'll go browse through those answers.


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Unfortuntately, theres no such thing as a 29cent fuse in a laptop (sorry). its most likely a short in the board caused by the pulling out of the battery or a bad solder job on the jack (no offense)

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