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The PC hangs up at random, and come back after a while.

The upper light next to the power button, is on when the pc stucks.. (the light stays on)

I don't know what this problem could cause, since it has occured almost all the time since I got my 6920g..out of nowhere.. can someone please help me?

acer aspire 6920g

intel core 2 duo processor t8100
nvidia geforce 9500m gs turbocache
4gb ddr2
320gb hdd
etc.

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  • laurits_b_be Nov 23, 2008

    I think it is the processor or something... sometimes it goes into bluescreen after the hangup..

  • laurits_b_be Nov 23, 2008

    hi! never mind the previous comment... I've checked the manual, and the light indicates when the hard disk is active... do you know how to fix it?

    Thanks

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Sounds like the harddrive is going bad. send it in for acer warranty. If it is out of warranty a new harddrive is like 100$ and most places would charge about $100 to replace it. might consider just getting anew one.

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Consult your manual, see what the light means, it could refer to hard drive light activity or be a function key you've activated. It could mean the system is trying to push itself into standby or it could mean a variety of things. Get back to me with what the lights designation is.

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