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I have an acer extensa 3000 laptop when you turn it on the power buttons turn on for a second then turns off. sometimes the screen comes on and displays the acer start up screen then turns off again i also noticed the cpu fan is not working which is more than likely my problem if so what is causing this?

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  • marley mcelhinney May 21, 2009

    ram is fine checked all that, any idea what the problem would be with the fan

  • marley mcelhinney May 22, 2009

    yeah ive done all this already i want to know what component on the board could be bad to cause the fan to not work as i will repair it myself

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Power On issues has to do with your battery or power pack. Your CPU Fan needs to get power from the Power Pack or batteries to come on

Follow this tests to ascertain which could be the probelm.

Take out your battery and connect your laptop to the mains directly and turn it on. If it comes on and boots to windows then your battery could be the issue. But if the same problem persist after powering your laptop without the battery then the powerpack or the motherboard or a component on the mother board could be bad.

Take another battery of the same model and put it in your laptop and turn it on. If it comes on and boots to windows then that finally means your battery is bad and needs replacement.

If after tryng the tests above and the problem still persists then you need to take your laptop to an authorized or certified acer solution service centre. Please make use of your warranty if its still within the period for free service repairs

Also go to this link to get additional support:
http://support.acer-euro.com/faqs/faqsearch.html
When you get there type in your model.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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    Onyebuchim Obike May 22, 2009

    Hi,



    Apparently when a component on a mother board goes bad it needs to be completely changed



    We have to deal with one issue which is causing the other to crop up and that is your PC going off barely after minutes of turning it on.



    TESTS

    If you have some technical knowledge on PC hardware then follow this step to check your CPU FAN.

    1. Take off the battery and unscrew the bolts on the base of your Laptop.

    2. Also unscrew and detach the keyboard taking off other components that would give you clear access to the mothereboard and CPU FAN.

    3. Check the CPU FAN connectors if they are properly seated on the motherboard. Plug in Laptop to the mains and start it up. Watch out for the CPU FAN if it comes up. if it does then your CPU FAN is ok



    Please if you dont have a technical knowledge on this steps please seek an assistance from a PC Technician to help you do this to avert more damages.



    For the PC going off barely after booting it then you need to perform a harddisk check from the BIOS menu.



    If the test shows a lot of bad clusters or irrepairable sections then its advisable to change it.



    If all this fails then you need to get a new motherboard and update your BIOS to the latest version.

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Check your RAM first. then check your cpu fan thats why your acer automatically off, due to overheating of processor.

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