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Acer aspire 3690 will not boot, shows 2 blinking amber lights

Got a new power cord but problem persists

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  • stumpyyyy27 Jan 11, 2009

    when the word acer pops up on a acer laptop 3680 when u first turn it on it goes to a black screen and say windows error report and say click fix the promblem or start windows normally and it wont do anything plz helkp any suggestions or how to fix it

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It's possible that the laptop has a bad power interface (internal). If at possible, I'd exchange/return the new AC adapter and try again. If the problem persists, contact the manufacturer.

Hope this help!
Robert W.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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