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My Acer Aspire makes a click noise then it shuts off it's not over heating help?

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When a hard disk makes a clicking sound and the computer does not detect it then the hard disk is faulty. This is commonly known as "The click of death".
There is no way of fixing this hard drive, if you need to recover your data, then there are companies that can recover data off faulty hard drives BUT it will cost you an arm and a leg for their services.

Posted on Nov 27, 2012

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    jukeboxheror Nov 28, 2012

    are you completely sure cuase i heard too much dust could do the same thing

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Acer aspire overheating fix


What model of acer apire ?
When a laptop gets hot physically hot, to the touch you know something isn\'t quite right. It\'s normal for a computer to get a bit warm as it runs, which is why computers have a built-in cooling fan in addition to a heatsink and cooling vents. Excessive heat, however, is almost always an indication that something is malfunctioning. This is no different with the Acer Aspire 5000.

What\'s Happened If you\'ve ever looked inside of a computer or seen an "exploded view" of a laptop, you will know that thousands of components work together to ensure your computer\'s best performance. The cooling fan is activated by temperature readings from the central processing unit, which heats up and cools down depending on what it is being used for. Sitting idle, the temperature of the CPU will be low and the fan won\'t come on. When the computer is performing a few tasks simultaneously, the CPU is taxed and the fan kicks in. When you hear the fan whirling excessively, the computer is overheating which can damage the CPU. Thermal compound is a sticky paste that is placed directly onto the CPU. http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Thermal-Compound-Roundup-February-2012/1490 Allowing for a more direct heat transfer between the CPU and HEAT SINK and preventing air gaps from forming between the CPU and heat sink. b> Checking Temperatures You can download programs to monitor the core temperature of your CPU. Programs like Core Temp, Speed Fan or Motherboard Monitor use the hardware monitoring devices built into your Aspire notebook to track its core temperature. Different sources suggest that the Aspire 5000 can run at a different maximum temperatures. Users on Tech Support Forum say 50 to 60 degrees Celsius is normal even optimal and that above 75 degrees is a problem. Acer\'s technical manual for the Aspire talks about external temperatures for running the computer efficiently (between minus 20 and 30 degrees), but it says nothing of internal temperatures. A few different users reported overheating to the point of 90 degrees, at which point the computer freezes and shuts off. Warranty Fix Computer original equipment manufacturers like Acer sell every computer with a limited warranty. Overheating is usually covered by this warranty. If your computer is repeatedly reaching high temperatures, and you\'ve recorded the temperatures with software, contact Acer for a replacement or a repair. Out-of-Warranty Fix The simplest way to address an overheating problem is to let the computer breathe a little. Make sure that you use it on a flat, hard surface so that air can pass to the fan easily and without interruption. You can buy laptop cooling pads at most computer stores that are designed with this in mind. As a complex fix for an out-of-warranty system, you can follow a picture tutorial from MPS Computers to replace the sealant around the heatsink with a new glue called Arctic MX-2. This glue allows more heat to escape and brings the core temperatures down about 10 degrees. Acer Aspire Overheating issues http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f108/acer-aspire-overheating-issues-214199.html 257 software downloads results for "temperature"
b> Acer Support - ASP Login http://support.acer.com/acerpanam/manuals/acer/0000/servicemanuals/S.G_AS3000_3500_5000_BOOK.pdf

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Computer will not start


had a similar problem over the last couple of weeks which culminated in the Blue Screen of ***** and hard drive FAIL. Cost 120 euros to replace on a Hewlett Packard laptop. Sorry. :(

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Acer aspire 5349 won't boot


I had the same problem. I clicked on F2. in Bios screen I press f10 (save and exit), and windows started.

Apr 02, 2012 | Acer Aspire 9300-5349 Notebook

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Acer Aspire 4930 heats up very quickly


When the CPU overheats then it will shut down (i.e. thermaloverload) and won't boot up again until it has cooled down. If this is theproblem is not fixed then the CPU will eventually fail.
A faulty fan causes the problem or the fan and heat sink assembly are cloggedwith dust.
Check the CPU fan to see if it spins freely, if not replace the fan.
If the fan and heat sink is clogged with dust the remove the dust and make surethe vents are clear and dust free. Use a small brush and can of compressed airto do this.

Mar 28, 2012 | Acer Aspire 4930-6862 Laptop

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How to reformat aspire one netbook d150


If acer gives you a cd wherein you can insert it and reformat back to original settings, please make sure you shut down the pc and then press repeatedly F12. Then select Boot to CD. Follow the prompts and select Format C: drive to begin reformatting it..

Jul 19, 2011 | Acer Aspire One Netbook

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How to reset a reformat a computer laptop acer


Back up all necessary data to an external device such as a disk, flash driveor hard drive
Make sure all programs are closed and shut down your Acer laptop by openingyour Start menu and selecting "Shut Down" from the options for shuttingdown and restarting windows.
Detach any external hardware such as an external hard drive or printer.
Press the Power button to boot your Acer laptop.
Press "Alt + F10" on your keyboard when the Acer screen appears atthe start of the boot up process. Wait a moment while Windows loads the resetfiles.
Select "Restore System from factory default" in the Acer eRecoveryManagement window.
Click "Next" on the next screen to continue. Click"Next" on the following destination informationwindow. This will pop up a notice telling you that resetting your Acer laptopwill erase all data and restore the laptop to its original settings andconfiguration.
Click "OK" in the notice window to proceed with resetting yourAcer laptop.
Wait while your Acer laptop is reset to factory settings.

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My acer aspire 5315 shuts off suddenly and won't restart till it wants to. I replaced the battery, no difference....what's wrong?


This could be a sign that your laptop is overheating. If you touch the laptop while it is running & you find it too hot, make sure that the fan is running properly & that the air ways are not blocked.
You can blow compressed air into the cooling vents of the fan. If you notice clouds of dust coming out, then it might be a good idea to disassemble the laptop, clean the fan & air ways, & reassemble it back. If the fan has failed & is no longer running, it might need to be replaced

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I have acer aspire 5570 & noise coming from cooling fan


behind ur laptop have back cover there is 6 screw when u open that u can see the colling pad heat sink, then u can use a vaccum to **** all the dust and tied the screws

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