Question about Acer Aspire M1641-U1521A PC Desktop
Updated Vista with SP2 and now computer comes on with fan running but only a black screen. It does not boot. No recovery CD available.
Try hitting the f8 key repeatedly when you turn own computer and choose safe mode then do a system restore
Posted on Dec 07, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Bios update failed *flash*
You are in deep trouble
A problem with refreshing the Bios is that you can corrupt the old one and then the new one does not load leaving you stuck in limbo land
I would contact Acer support and hope that they offer a pre-programmed Bios chip to replace your corrupt one.
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
You need to remove The Side-Panel. ( Power Lead out )
locate A small round Button Cell Battery.
As big as a 1p or a Cent Piece. ( Usually silver )
carefully prise the Battery Out For Between 10-15 Seconds, And Replace it. replace the power cable. switch on the computer, the bios has now been reset to it,s factory default settings.
if you are prompted to set date/time enter bios ( F2-del Or esc ) dependant On Bios request.
This Should cure your Problems.
Mike @ Compurepair.
Posted on Oct 16, 2009
Well, if the computer does not even boot from the recovery disc, i would suggest that you take out your drive and backup the files you want to keep and format the drive. Install windows on the clean drive and it should work perfectly again. Always remember to keep your virus protector updated. Hope this can help.
Posted on Nov 04, 2009
sounds like hardware. Either something on the board or the hard drive has failed. You might try putting a windows OS disk into the drive and try booting to see if it will read it and try to boot from CD. I guess it could be video card. Double check all the cables are connected.
Posted on Nov 10, 2009
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