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Acer aspire 1 netbook won,t boot up.

I have a acer aspire netbbok 3 months old and all of a sudden it won,t boot up. All i do is switch it on and it says acer aspire on the screen and then it goes to a blank screen with a white cross in the middle which i can move with the key pad. Battery is fully charged etc,just seems like it doesn,t want to start and i have tried everthing.
Not sure about warranty as i bought this brand new 3 months ago via a shop on the internet so can,t really send it back. Any help please much appreciated. Shaun

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  • shaun dolman Feb 01, 2009

    Hi Please can you advise on how to do that please as not sure how to check in the bios. Thanks shaun

  • shaun dolman Feb 01, 2009

    Hi I have done that and it comes up on the 1st screen and says.

    system bios version v0.3109

    vga bios version Intel v1585

    Does this mean it is recognising the bios.



    This is a acer netbook and doesn,t have a cd,dvd drive.

    Thanks Shaun

  • shaun dolman Feb 01, 2009

    Thanks for your help i will try and get intouch with acer if possible to send it to them.

    Thanks again Shaun

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    Hi there
    Check in the bios (F2) to make sure that the hard drive is recognized.
    Post back with the results please


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Hi
When you first turn the machine on hit F2, that will take you into the bios menu, i don't know what version your machine is using, but the information is usually on the first page, you should find it easy enough because it will be next to the CD/DVD drive.

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  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson Feb 01, 2009

    Ah!! an EEC Pc!!
    And yes its recognizing the bios, although the hard drive i gather will be solid state,
    The machine will still be in warranty as you have a standard 12 months manufacturers warranty anyway.
    I suggest you take advantage of this and send it in to be looked at while it will still cost you nothing.

    Good luck


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