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My netbook shuts off as it starts up.

My aspire is three months old, and I haven't had a problem until this afternoon. I have XP, and as it starts up, it gets just to the welcome sound, and then just shuts off with an audible click. I'm not very tech savvy, but I haven't spilled anything on it, and the battery is totally charged. It does the same thing whether it's plugged in to a power source or running on battery.

What do I do?

To make matters worse, I'm a college student with lots of not-backed-up documents on it, and a project due tomorrow. Help!

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  • aliokas May 11, 2010

    Acer welkome sound or windows?

  • CampinFamily May 11, 2010

    have u tried removing the battery and just using power to see if it powers up?

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Press Alt + F10 during start up.

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