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Acer Aspire One not starting

After an entire evening's work without ever turning the laptop off, I restarted it. However, on restarting the computer stays blank. The green light on the power button does turn on, but it looks like the OS (Windows XP) does not start. Nothing appears on the screen. You can hear the machine buzzing slightly. Tried several times but always gives the same result. What can it be?

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  • alessiofs Nov 14, 2008

    The battery has already been removed, in fact I work on adapter most of the time, without the battery. The problem occurs while running on adapter.
    How does one reset the Ram?


  • Mike Nov 14, 2008

    Mine also just crapped out today. Ill try the power without battery. This ACER has been a pain. It only finds the boot device half the time and now this......all inside 2 1/2 months of ownership :(

  • kalees Nov 23, 2008

    Mine too just packed in! have tried removing the battery and using just the adapter with no joy. The green light is coming on and the fan is running but no screen and no HHD light flashing.

    Keith


  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    i have the exact same problem

  • thmchew Dec 24, 2008

    I also have the exact same symptoms - switches on but no video output and the cpu fan has some variable wirrr'ing sounds. This is the second time that it has happened now. The first time, I reported it to Acer and they repaired it but told me that they did not do anything to the laptop but it started working again when it was returned. I asked multiple times for what work was done and they were adamant that there was no problem.
    Maybe its our power supplies - Acer support asks for the power supply and battery to be left out of what is sent for repair - just the laptop.
     

  • jami-dodger Feb 27, 2009

    turn on no-screen tried every thing acer said im going to take it back to pc world tomorrow 

  • thmchew Oct 24, 2013

    Had another black-screen-of-death on my aspire one D150 and this time it was NOT the BIOS but a bad stick of RAM. Once I replaced it, it just started immediately. Very weird symptoms for a memory dimm problem.

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Here's the link I use to get the Acer aspire one BIOS files and a procedure on creating a bootable flash disk with appropriate files for flashing the a150's BIOS when it get this problem. I've had to use it 6 or 7 times now. It similar to solution #1 in this forum but doesn't tell you where to get the files you need.
BIOS images:
http://sites.google.com/site/maclesblogspotcom/BIOS
Procedure:
http://macles.blogspot.com/2008/08/acer-aspire-one-bios-recovery.html

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Try to reset the Ram.......remove the battery and try to run it on adapter see if this helps....

keep me posted

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I have now found out putthe acer aspire one A150 netbook in a plastic bag in the fridge leave overnight without battery!! Should work

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