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Acer 5570z laptop will not power on. nothing happens when depress on switch. removed battery, ac, etc as others advised and still nothing. Ac adapter light flashes when plugged in to lpatop, steady green light when unplugged. Unit not under warranty, geek squad said motherboard is out. What should I do? Thanks.

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  • elproducto1 Jan 25, 2009

    When I hit the power button it does not turn on right away. What I do to turn it is first pressing the left side of the button and then press the right side. If it does turn on then repeat. Thanks Acer.

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It sounds like defective video card or motherboard.

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