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Acer 1800 problem!!

I have an Acer Aspire 1800.
the problem is following:
after switching on the power button it is switching off automatically.
I have checked the memory, but with no success.

How can I fix it?

thanx
optimus

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  • optimus2007 Dec 06, 2008

    I ave tried it, but no success : (

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    there is no hard disk in it.I think it is a hardware problem

    and not a software one.

  • optimus2007 Dec 07, 2008

    there is no hard disk in it.I think it is a hardware problem

    and not a software one.

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    YEah, same thing here, switching on the machine gives a sound as if the hdd is spinning real fast, and the hdd led comes up and stays on untill the damn things shuts down completely :(

    removing hdd wont work, same for the memory, battery, dvd


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The Aspire 1800 suffers heat problems
Are the fans located on the anderside working ? are teh three vents on the back expelling air . id s this stream hot or warm?
I had an 1800 that had collected a blanket of fur and dust on the heat sink fins, it switched off during boot. Removal and cleaning fixed the problem. Remove the heat sink cover (bottom, rear, 4 screws) Remove the heat sink (4 spring tenshoned screws) loosen and replace them in the numbered order (1,2,3,4) do not disturb or touch the special grease on the heat sink and top of cpu, do not allow dust or dirt to contaminate these greasy surfaces. Yo can remove fur, dust, with a small wet brush or just rinse it away with fresh water allow to dry and replace all. good luck
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Try this when you push the power button down to turn it on, hold it for 3 to 4 sec. then let go hope this helps . biigg53566

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  • Alan Matzke Dec 06, 2008

    what windows are you running?

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