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Computer stoped working

I have an aspire 3680 laptop and it stoped working. the battery is great and the ac adapter is good too but when i try to turn it on the ac adapter light flashes and then it dies

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If you're certain that the battery is fully charged, then there could be an issue with your hard drive, or possibly motherboard.

Has the laptop ever been wet, or outdoors overnight?

See if you can boot from your disk drive by inserting your operating system disk in the drive when you turn it on.

Also double check that the outlet you're using is actually supplying power, I have bad outlets in some parts of my house where my laptop won't charge up.

Hope that helps, keep me posted

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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