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Acer aspire 1640z will not boot up

When the power switch is turned on the machine starts to boot then dies. Machine has power and i have fitted a new hard drive in an effort to solve the issue but it has not.
It seem as though if i apply pressure in the central rear area of the laptop, i can manage to start the machine. But this is very intermittent.
Any ideas ?

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    Erinc INCI May 11, 2010

    Can you enter the bios menu before it dies? Or is there any kind of beep sound when it dies? Becuase if there is any beep sound, it tells you what's the problem with different kinds of beeps. Or if you can enter to bios menu, you can see the details of your hardware. It is also possible that your processor is overheated as soon as you power on, if that's the case, your cooling system (fan, etc..) is not working and everytime you try to boot, you may be damaging the hardware.

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Mine started more often after bios was updated to v1.33 on acer website.
but still seems to take a whle to switch on
Anyone got a real solution?

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Change your processor .

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