Question about Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

4 Answers

Acer Aspire 3100 boot up problem

I have a problem with my acer Aspire 3100. When I turn the machine on the screen stays black and i can't hear the hard drive booting. It is acting like it is hibernating and it won't boot properly. Any advice? Thanks

Posted by on

  • 14 more comments 
  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    acer 3500 won't turn on no power to anything battery light the only life.

  • AmJ1968 Jan 11, 2008

    My three days acer aspire wont boot up ..the blue light keeps blinking on power on button but no signal on display .. power light is on on speakers

    I kept on pressing F8 but no luck ..any suggestions ?

  • tjdrown May 16, 2008

    My Acer Aspire 3500 won't boot. When I press the power on button the fan runs for 4-5 seconds then stops, the HDD light flickers a couple of times then nothing. I see also that the battery charge light is on but nothing else happens.

  • Swanny5 May 18, 2008

    I installed McAfee and it slowed my Acer Aspire 3100 to a crawl. I uninstalled it and installed AVG. Everything seemed to go ok I left the house and came back and my computer was on but no mouse or keyboard. I turned it off and back on but the screen is black and the hard drive only tries to boot for about 5 seconds then nothing. HELP.... Please tell me there is a simple fix. I have hooked up another monitor, nothing. I have pressed f8 nothing. I've tried F2 nothing.

  • Aweke May 30, 2008

    My Acer Aspire 3100 don't start, don't boot up! can empty battery make like this? I pressed the start button many time no sound, no light, nothing! it is dead.

  • franzzzz Sep 15, 2008

    when i power on my acer travelmate 4050, the power light is on and the fan will run for about 3 seconds, after that nothing else happen. i wonder what cause this problem. i was previously using it normally when it suddenly shuts off, screen went black but the power light is still on. after that i tried booting it up again, then it went black and nothing else.

  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    Same issue, power light is on and fan runs slowly, but nothing at all on the screen.

  • wes1239 Nov 27, 2008

    it does this for me too, fans spins power light, and charge light comes on and nothing no screen or anything, but it will chrge nd discharge the battery :(

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    This isn't the solution to the problem. I have the same problem as others on here. Other than the fan coming on barely there is no other observable life from the pc. There is no boot screen at which to hit F8 or ALT+F10. The bios is not appearing on the screen.

  • Videokinggir Feb 13, 2009

    When we turn the laptop on the power light will come on and you can hear motion inside (probably the fan). The screen is black and nothing will come one. Also when I put a CD in the cd drive it will act like it is working but doesn't work.

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    my acer 3100 screen went black, however I have power - what could be the problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    Sam thing discribed. What no one gets is that the disk light comes on, but then goes out with no more life.

  • Anonymous May 25, 2009

    My Dad's Acer just got this same problem, he's really mad!

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    acer aspire 7551-7422 not booting up black screen and when it does the date and time is off

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    acer aspire z3100 hard drive will not show up on boot screen

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Laptop will power on but before splash screen appears, screen goes black.

×

4 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,961 Answers

Unless it is something more serious, first keep pressing F8 when you turn on the notebook and it should enter safe mode. When in safe mode select the operating system that is highlighted and then a screen will appear with options, one being 'Last Known good Configuration', highlight this and press enter. The system will reboot and start again in windows as normal hopefully. If you are not able to get a screen showing in safe mode there is something more serious wrong and it could be hard drive fault or motherboard, but if you can see the disc drive light flickering the system is loading and you may have a graphical fault.

Posted on Aug 10, 2007

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

I have just repaired an aspire 3100 that had a black/blank screen at start up. I found that one of the ram slots was dead. Easy to check, undo the 4 screws holding the large removable panel under the laptop (the one with, amongst others, a round vent grid). Gently prise the cover off starting at the point where there is an indent in the body of the laptop to help you to lift it. There are multiple plastic tabs holding the cover in place, but you just need to ease the cover up to release them. Once the cover is off you will see a couple of small circuit boards (one on top of the other) these are the ram sticks. Caution: make sure that you are touching (and keep contact with) a metal part of the laptop before you proceed. This will help to prevent damage to the ram through static. Additionally, try not to handle the conducting parts of the stick, it is best to handle the ram along the short edges. To get the top stick out, simply ease the spring clips away from the board on each side, it should spring upward, you can then hold the short edges and pull it away and out of the connector. Once the top stick is out, turn on the laptop again to check the screen. If the screen has a picture then the fault is either the slot or the ram stick. To check, pop out the second ram stick and put the first ram stick into the lower slot, fire up the laptop, if it works then the top slot is dead.

Posted on May 28, 2016

If your system is infected you can always use the "LAST RESORT" solution and that is to preform a full system recovery. It will reset your laptop to factory settings.

ALT+F10
tap both while booting computer
press enter at the "edit boot options" screen
select "restore to factory defaults"

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

My acer aspire 3100 don`t boot up ...it just bipping

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

The screen on my acer asire/E won't turn on even though it is powered on.


could be what they call the inverter thats gone..or your screen has gone..to find out if its your screen thats faulty just put another monitor to your laptop using a vga cable ,if your windows show on the monitor then its your laptop screen or the inverter thats gone.

Apr 20, 2014 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

1 Answer

Acer aspire 5536 wont boot up


Hi. My Acer 5536 is not start & the screen is seems block, also the hard light is not working. Only set start light is shinning. What wana do?

Aug 04, 2012 | Acer Aspire 5536-5224 Notebook

1 Answer

My Acer Aspire One Nav50 won't boot. I hear there


I have a Acer Aspire One ao532h (NAV50) a with a black out screen new screen and flax cable it came on for 3 mins and the now not a thing what should I do ?

Aug 02, 2011 | Acer Aspire One 10.1" Netbook Computer -...

1 Answer

The screen on my Acer Aspire won't turn on?


do one thing

1.Remove ,the battery and adopter from your machine.
2.And then press the power button form 36 Second.
3.And then refix your battery and adopter to your machine.
4.boot your system
5.if you will get the same problem again means suspected issue with main board.

Nov 18, 2010 | Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

1 Answer

AOA150 acer asire one won't boot up at all. Have


when the screen is black try hitting ctrl alt delete a few times and you should get some options to work with

Apr 04, 2010 | Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

1 Answer

Acer aspire 3100 screen is black but it works fine through vga.


at the bottom of the laptop screen behind the plastic is a inverter that can fail look one up on ebay ...

20 bucks to fix

New LCD inverter Acer Aspire 2000 3100 5100 5110 5720

Sep 03, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

2 Answers

ACER 3100 does not boot


have u tried booting the computer with just the power supply hooked up and your battery out? iv'e had the same exact lab top and the battery went bad and the computer wouldnt do anything at all like your talking about. Even if i had the power supply hooked up and the battery. Remove the battery, and try booting it up.

May 23, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

1 Answer

My acer aspire one would not turn on to linux stuff!!


well which distro are you trying to use, that could be the whole situation right there, depending on the distro.

May 09, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

1 Answer

Acer 3100 boot freeze


boot frozen you may try
1) change RAM memmory or change the memories slot between one and another
2) check cpu fan works when booting
3) clean the dirty stuff through the way of cpu fan
if not fix, your motherboard hardware need to repair by the specialist

Jan 24, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook Logo

6,093 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18333 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...