Question about Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook
I have a Acer Laptop. Recently when I press the power button to start,the laptop is giving a long beep sound and does not boot. However when I press F12 (boot device select) button it boots and I can enter WinXP. However after loading WinXP I have discovered that the uparrow button of the keyboad does not work. My question is, is this a problem with my keyboard or is my laptop being damaged beyond repair?
I have a similar question. A long while back my down arrow key was completely broken off only
leaving a missing whole spot and It can't be used. Now as of recently
It seems to be affecting my other arrow keys. A few days ago when I
restarted my computer It would stop at the opening load page and just
repeatedly sound off like an alarm or a key being held down repeatedly.
I have to continue pushing enter or any other key in order for It to
stop and continue the startup. Today when I restarted It repeated the
same thing above but this time when I logged in anything I clicked
automatically scrolled from top to bottom over and over again and there
was no way to stop It. No matter what I clicked It would do this. I now
have a wireless internet keyboard using a usb port but It is still
making the same noises when I restart. How do I disable my acer laptop
P.S. I'm sorry for the very long question.
Posted on Nov 25, 2007
It sounds like you have a problem with your CMOS battery. I had a similar problem with another Notebook recently. The computer does not know its CMOS settings (including the BIOS settings) anymore since the battery is empty or damaged. When you enter the device selection (F12) it saves the information again so it can boot normaly now. I think you should get a new CMOS battery and the problem might be solved. Also the keyboard problem might be fixed with that - i also had keyboard problems with the Laptop i mentioned above when the battery was empty.
Posted on Oct 08, 2007
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 06, 2012 | Acer Computers & Internet
May 09, 2011 | Acer Extensa 5620 Notebook PC
Feb 05, 2011 | Apevia Keyboard for Acer Aspire 5520,...
Dec 02, 2010 | Acer Aspire 4315 Notebook
Jul 30, 2010 | Acer Computers & Internet
May 19, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook
Nov 07, 2008 | Acer NSK8458AN Keyboard
Dec 12, 2007 | Acer TravelMate 4150LCi Notebook
Feb 02, 2007 | NEC Versa LX Notebook
468 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: