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Acer 1690 When the system is powered on it will display the Acer logo for a minute or two then the screen will go messages. Acer support suggested that the hard disk was bad and to replace it

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Re: Acer 1690

Not booting
1. Unplug Ac power cord and take out the battery
2. Press and hold power buton for 25 secs (yes without cord and battery)
1. Unplug Ac power cord
2. Press and hold power buton for 25 secs (yes without cord and battery)

Perform a system recovery:
Does not come with recovery cd's - there is a program that allows you to burn the disks or
3 ways:

1. If in Windows - Start - Programs - Acer empowering technology - Acer E-recovery management -
click on Restore at bottom then "Restore to factory default settings"
2. Or click on Burn disks instead of restore
3. if unable to ge into Windows then Alt/F10 during boot right after Acer splash screen on startup
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Re: Acer 1690

They may be correct, although you can try pressing F8 on boot up and and enter safe mode. When in the menu choose 'Last Known Good configuration' and press enter, allow a reboot and hopefully you get into windows. It may also be the boot.ini which is damaged at tells the harddrive where windows is, but you will need your Windows disc to repair the system.

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