Question about Acer PC Desktops

1 Answer

I have a acer aspire 5100 pc notebook when i trun it on is they ant no harddrive found

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 981 Answers

Is the hard drive physically present?  If so, perhaps it has failed on you and it's time to replace the HD and restore a backup image or using whatever backup solution you had.  Of course it's possible the connectors came loose, but it's unlikely.  I notice you put a laptop problem in the Acer PC Desktop category; you fail to correctly present your question, but I'm sure you have improvements in the works.

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My computer is acer aspire acer t690.do you think it is harddrive


it looks like sata

Aspire T690 Specifications

Part Number: AspireT690 Aspire T690
Storage CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD/CD-RW Combo, DVD Dual, or DVD Supermulti (varies by model)
Up to 400GB Hard Disk Drive SATA (varies by model)
9 in 1 Card Reader (selected models)

Oct 14, 2012 | Acer Aspire T690 (AST690UP820A) PC...

1 Answer

Operating system not found


In all likelyhood, the computers harddrive has went bad. To check this you need to get the to bois. Power up the computer and during the ACER spash screen hold down the Ctrl, Alt, and Esc keys. This should take you into the bois of the ACER. Look for a section on drives and see if the harddrive is listed. If not you will need to replace the harddrive.

Feb 17, 2012 | Acer Aspire L310 Desktop

1 Answer

I have a ast180ua381b when the coumper is turned of then back on most of the time it has to have the prosser removed than put back in to get it to come up and will work ok till it is turned off or...


Descartes drivers acre aspire ast180 ua381b para xp. use of nasal aspirator on dog ... can dogs have aspirin with codeine. acer 5530 schematic aspire ... how to restore acer aspire ast180 ud400a desktop. acre aspire 5100 5023 hard drive caddy ... acer aspire rc500 pc. problem med n?¤tverk skortet i min aspire t180 ...

Dec 15, 2010 | Acer Aspire™ T180 PC Desktop

1 Answer

I have a acer aspire t180 desktop with a 250gb hitachi scsi (ide) hd. I would like to know which hard drives are compatible so that I can exchange it. thanks


It's a SATA harddrive, not SCSI.

Serial ATA

Acer Support > Aspire T180 > Specifications >

http://www.acersupport.com/acerpanam/desktop/0000/Acer/AspireT180/AspireT180sp2.shtml

Will use up to a 400GB SATA harddrive according to Acer.

IDE stands for Integrated Drive Electronics.
Another name is PATA.
Parallel ATA
Used to distinguish between IDE and SATA.

1) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_Drive_Electronics

2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_ATA

3) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCSI

Exchange it?
Your harddrive has the Operating System on it.
A new harddrive will not have an O/S on it.
(Windows XP is an example of an O/S)

It would be much easier to install the harddrive you wish into an external enclosure, and plug the external enclosure's USB cable into your T180.

One example of a desktop size harddrive SATA external enclosure,
(3.5 inch SATA external enclosure.
3 and 1/2 inches across in width, for a desktop harddrive.
Laptop HD's are 2.5)

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2145406&CatId=2780

Jun 18, 2010 | Acer Aspire™ T180 PC Desktop

2 Answers

Acer Aspire5100


Here's the website for their drivers:

http://us.acer.com/acer/service.do?LanguageISOCtxParam=en&miu10einu24.current.attN2B2F2EEF=3750&sp=page15e&ctx2.c2att1=25&miu10ekcond13.attN2B2F2EEF=3750&CountryISOCtxParam=US&ctx1g.c2att92=453&ctx1.att21k=1&CRC=2054404012

Select > Notebook > Aspire > Aspire 5100 then that should put you on the Drivers Tab.

Good luck, let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Apr 29, 2009 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

Need to change the lcd screen acer aspire 5570z


Here is a tutorial on how to change the LCD on a Aspire 5100,
It is basically the same on Acer laptops.
http://www.insidemylaptop.com/remove-lcd-screen-replace-inverter-board-acer-aspire-5100-laptop/

Copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Dec 13, 2008 | Acer PC Desktops

1 Answer

Acer aspire has a black screen with no operating systsem found


This is almost certainly Harddrive failure.
New hard drive new Operating system required.all you data gone
How old is the machine- warranty perhaps

Aug 09, 2008 | PC Desktops

Not finding what you are looking for?
PC Desktops Logo

Related Topics:

31 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer PC Desktops Experts

joecoolvette
joecoolvette

Level 3 Expert

5660 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18299 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Are you an Acer PC Desktop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...