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Power light shows, nothing else works at all.

My windows first crashed, so i call the factory to send me recovery disks. Meanwhile the laptop is sitting packed in its original box and when the disks come i open up the laptop and nohting shows on the screen and before it did. the power light shows, but it no busy light is on and theres just a computer noise of the fan and its not the screen because i connected it to a moniter, but what?

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  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    I have the same problem. When I switch on my acer the power light turns on and the fan whirs but that's it. I also connected a screen and it still didn't shaw a picture. I have been told by a friend that it could be a problem with the motherboard or the capacitors have blown.

    I have contacted Acer but I'm still awaiting a reply.

  • Charles Smith
    Charles Smith Jan 07, 2009

    Same problem, power light shows, nothing else works at all.

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    same as above, no vid, power and fan definatly turn on.  This was after 3 days of running perfectly, rebooted to get into my alternate OS and no vid since, even with external.


    My guess is cheap capacitors on the motherboard (video area specificly)


    I realy hope this is just a defective unit, cause it realy is a beautiful machine - if you don't intend on gaming.

  • prb1067 Feb 02, 2009

    Used mine for approx 3 months, then one day tried to turn on but nothing came up on screen (totally blank), power light on and hear fan like noises but that is all.

  • sam54520 Feb 03, 2009

    Tired to power it up this morning, nothing power light stays on but nada on the screen.

  • geoffdoyle24 Feb 04, 2009

    ive had my acer aspire one about 2 to 3 months and its worked fine but last night i reset my acer aspire one and then turned it back on and it frooze and yes the power light it on but also no light to say it doing something i have a sound of my fan like its on but still no display on screen now to turn it off i have to remove my battery cuz the pc just freezes

  • shareehullah Feb 06, 2009

    ihawe the same problem .but noscreen daemeg

  • rod8 Feb 27, 2009

    Apart from sending it back to vendor is there nothing else I can do with this dead screen problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    I turned off my laptop like normal and went home from school. Then, I turn it on and there is a sound like the fan is on and the power light is on, but nothing appears on the screen

  • Ed Deguzman
    Ed Deguzman May 11, 2010

    So you have connected another monitor to the laptop ?


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I had the same issue. It worked fine for a couple of months but one morning I turned the unit on & it was dead. The power light would come on but I got nothing else. It would not POST or show any other signs of life. I took it back to where I got it. They sent it off to Acer for me. The motherboard was dead. Acer replaced the motherboard and shipped it back. It took about three weeks but thankfully I did not lose any of my data as they left the HD intact. It has been working fine ever since (Now I make sure to backup my data on a weekly basis).

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