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Re: acer laptop shut of during power outage .
From the Acer website: Product Notebook
Issue Power Issues or Will not
Solution If the notebook does not
Make sure the ac
adapter is correctly plugged into the notebook and into the power
If everything is
plugged in correctly and it still will not power on, follow these steps to
complete a ‘power reset' of the notebook.
Unplug the ac
adapter. Keep ac adapter unplugged.
battery and keep the battery unplugged.
Hold the power
button down for 15-20 seconds. (Nothing will appear on the display and none of
the lights will light up.)
power button and plug in the ac adapter ONLY. (Please note that a power
indicator light should be lit on the ac adapter when it is plugged
on the notebook.
If the unit
does not power on, remove the ac adapter and insert the battery into the
Plug the ac
adapter back into the system, the battery charging indicator light will light
up. If the battery charging indicator light does not light up, the ac adapter
may not be providing proper power to the unit, and may need to be
Also, depending on whether your power went down "clean" (quick and stayed off), or went down and quickly came back on and off many times. Or when it came back on "clean" (came back on quick and stayed on), or it came on then off many times, your power supply may have been damaged from the power surges Are you having any problems with any other appliances?
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First think , has it been dropped, jarred, banged, .....you get the idea? Does it continue to blink, the HDD? Do you see a "ghost image" in the monitor in a bright light? Do you here sounds? You say "nothing else happens", meaning the light stops blinking? Shut down, unplug, remove battery, plug in, try to boot noemally.
No solution, mine does the same exact thing but blinks orange five times. I got an error message that said click to fix it. I did it and the computer tried to reset itself but simply died. With brick cord out...nothing happens. Same with battery same with power cord in. The battery was fine.
It may have died during a forced windows update.
I hope someone comes along otherwise it's "buy a mobo" and buy a battery and so on....
Depending on how long the power was off, your desktop power supply circuit capacitors may have fully discharged during the power outage. This will effect how fast your computer will turn on when you press the power button. Turning off the power by pulling the cord, or a power outage while the computer was on will usually result in a message that Windows was not shut down down properly when you try to restart it. Also make sure your computer isn't plugged into a 'switched' receptacle that's wired to turn on a table lamp etc from a wall switch. It's usually the bottom half of the receptacle that's switched while the top plug is always 'hot' or powered and unswitched in a wall switch controlled recepacle situatation.
take battery out, unplug ac adapter. Wait one minute. leave battery out. Plug in ac adapter and turn on laptop. Once it turns back on. Shut down laptop and put battery back in. Now you should be able to turn laptop on with or without battery.
Most likely your laptop is going into sleep mode. Lots of them do not like sleep mode if nothing happens when you push the power button try to hold it down for about 5 sec. your computer should power off and then you can start as normal. If this problem persists change the options in your control panel to turn sleep mode off. That should solve it.