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Acer Aspire One hangs during boot and then powers off after 30sec

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With mains cable connected and battery light green, when I power on the machine starts to boot but then hangs when it reaches the blue screen with Aspire One text, it does not go on to show the Home page. then after about another 10seconds it just powers itself off.

I have tried disconnecting the mains cable, the battery, pressing the On button for 30 seconds then reconnecting power, pressing on and reconnecting battery - but no joy.

I have also tried pressing F2 druing the boot this brings me to Set-up screen but again the machine automatically switches off after about 30seconds

Any suggestions welcome, thank you, don't fancy returning to Acer as it looks like it could end up costing me lots

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  • AcerExpired Feb 20, 2009

    Tried resetting the bios - no joy, don't fancy opening the notebook up in case i damage something

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Sounds to me like you need to restore your bios settings to default. if you can get into bios usually by pressing delete then it shouldnt be too hard. if that dont work the next easiest thing to do is to take out the battery that is inside the laptop somewhere on the motherboard! this will clear bios settings after about 2 or 3 mins of being out make sure the computer has no other power going to it when you take out battery

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