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Acer power fg does not start up for a long time. if it does start then it can just shut down with no warning and then will not start up again. fan is working when the pc is running

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Your heat sink is not properly working. this is because when cpu heat crosses threshold it shutdowns it self. it will not start again until it cools.

Try to remove the heat sink and then clean the base of heat sink which sits on cpu and apply the cpu thermal interface material. this is obtained in any computer accessories shop. shouldn't cost much. if available go for Cooler Master Cpu interface material.

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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Hi, I have problem with my ACER P4, when the power botton is pressed, it starts and the power dies after 5 seconds


maybe 2 reasons
  1. virus attack
  2. hardware failure
virus attack - best bet use rescue disk from nt virus company like kaspersky rescue disk, bitdefender rescue disk n etc hardware failure - maybe cause by heat...check your coller system like cpu fan
it's worth to try :)

Jul 31, 2010 | Acer Power FG (APFGUP5161) PC Desktop

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My laptop shut down after powering out with no warning and will not restart.... Toshiba L550 screen stays black but when I hit the enter key it beeps........any suggestions


“My Toshiba laptop suddenly shuts down by itself without any warning. Sometimes it works fine for hours, sometimes it shuts down in 10-15 minutes.” This complaint we hear from our customers over and over again. About 15-20% of all Toshiba laptops we get for repair, suffer from an overheating problem. Yep, OVERHEATING!
This is one of the most common problems with Toshiba laptops we deal with.
Indications of laptop overheating problem:
  1. The keyboard and the bottom of your laptop are very hot when the laptop is working.
  2. The CPU fans are working all the time at maximum rotation speed and operate much louder than before.
  3. The laptop suddenly shuts down by itself without warning. When it just started, the laptop was shutting down after 1-2 hours and how it shuts down after 5-10 minutes of operation.
  4. The laptop works fine when it runs idle, but shuts down as soon as you start using any memory demanding applications (DVD player, image editing software, video editing software, etc.).

Solution:
If the CPU heatsink is not clogged with dust and lint completely, you can use canned air and just blow it inside the laptop through the openings on the bottom and on the sides. It’s nice as a precaution measure, but it might not work if your laptop already has a problem and the heatsink is completely clogged.
  1. Open the laptop case, so you can access the CPU fan and the heatsink. In some cases you can access the heatsink through the latch on the bottom of the laptop. Sometimes (for example Toshiba Satellite A70/A75) you have to open the laptop case all the way down.
  2. Carefully disconnect the fan cables on the system board and remove the fan. If the fan makes unusual sound when it spins (grinding sound), I would recommend to replace the fan.
  3. Clean the fan and the heatsink with compressed air.
  4. I would also recommend removing old thermal grease from the CPU and applying new grease for better heat conductivity.

May 04, 2010 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

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About 10 seconds after i turn on my aspire 3690 the fan shuts down. the laptop will run for several minutes and then it shuts down also probibly from overheating. The fan starts each time i start but shuts...


First thing I'd check is for a BIOS update for your computer under the Acer support pages (acer.com). In some cases, thermal control updates are included in newer version of the BIOS, if it is a manufacturing problem.
Goto http://www.cpuid.com/hwmonitor.php and download Hardware Monitor, start the computer and immediately run the hardware monitor app to check how high the temperature on the CPU gets before it shuts down.
Continuing use under this condition may damage your Windows installation because of the sudden shutdown.

Mar 21, 2010 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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ACER ASPIRE 3000 gets power off after some time automatically


If the laptop shuts down by itself and deosn't boot up again after some time, then the problem could be an over heating problem. The CPU shuts down when it overheats (thermal shutdown) and it is usually caused by a faulty fan and or the fan and heat-sink is clogged with dust.
Check the fan and if it does not spin freely then replace the fan and or remove the dust from the fan and heat-sink assembly.

Oct 12, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

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Computer shuts down without warning


My first guess is that your laptop is over heating. Even with a fan underneath, if the bottom vent is clogged with dust, the CPU will still get too hot. Does your computer last longer when you run less programs? I would check for dust around the fan inside your laptop. There's a video on youtube showing an acer being disassembled:


Although it may not be your laptop specifically, hopefully it will head you in right direction. It would be a bad idea to blow the dust further back into your computer, so you may have to loosen some screws and buy a electronics duster from an office supply store, but it should solve the problem. I've ran into this a lot over the years, specifically with Acer and Dell computers. Hope this helps!



Jul 14, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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My Acer Aspire 7720Z shuts down spontaneously with no warning. It starts again when I turn it on after a while.


your computer is virus infected scan it with updated antivrius .
Also u can scan it in safe mode.
When you power up press F8 key then enter in safe mode.

Jun 23, 2009 | Acer Aspire 7720 Notebook

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Computer shutting down


  1. Be sure your power supply is working and charging battery
  2. Allow battery to full charge
  3. Be sure PC is cold not hot or warm
  4. check if before shutting down PC fan is starting: if not starting PC thermal protection can be triggered and your fan out of service.

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AcerAspire RC500 shutting down


hi
check your power supply waltage.
check your earhing.
check power cable condition.

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