Question about Acer Aspire 7520-5185 Laptop

1 Answer

Seem to have been a power surge how can i prevent another one and could i claim through house insurence

Laptop seems to have had a power surge wont work

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 233 Answers

The only thing I can suggest for this is to take and unplug the charger from the laptop (not at the wall) and turn over the laptop and remove the battery. There should be one/two little plastic tabs near the battery that can be moved one way to release the battery. If there is two one generally is just a lock on and the other has a spring loaded tab to hold it in place.

Posted on May 30, 2009

Ad

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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Magnavox was hit when the house was struck by lightning how do I fix it?


You don't, you throw it away and claim on your household insurance. A 25,000 volt power surge will have burnt out every electrical component.

Aug 16, 2015 | Magnavox Televison & Video

1 Answer

Panasonic Home Theater System ....No power


Likely a power surge hit your house while away. This happens when power turns back on or lightning hits close to your house. If insured, call insurance company about it. You may be covered for replacement or have deductible applied. Small appliances like this are most susceptible to power surge. There is not enough protection designed in.. The best protection is surge module on main breaker panel or buy a protected power strip to protect high value electronics.

Apr 16, 2014 | Panasonic Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

The power to our house was down for a few days today, and when it was reinstated, my mitsubishi units did not come back on. I flipped all of the breaker switches, etc. Is there a reset button or something...


Sounds like a power surge "killed" the circuit boards. Get a professional to check. If the power company was responsible, lodge an insurance claim and get them to pay for the cost to repair the units. A surge will damage electrical components
Hope this helps I take the time to help you so please rate me

Feb 27, 2010 | Mitsubishi MSZ-A15NA Split System Air...

1 Answer

We had a power surge at my house and now the washer control panel does not work. The interior light works but that's it. Will I need to replace the control panel or is there a reset somewhere in the unit?


Here in New Zealand if that happens, I am often asked to provide a report stating that a Surge/Spike, had caused the damage, and the insurance Company will cover it? Can you do that? At least it will lessen costs, I charge for the report, but it's still a cheaper option if you can claim? Power Surges/Spikes usually totally wreck, the electronics... So replacement is only option... You may need a serviceman to check, and if OK write a report for your insurance?

Feb 27, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

1 Answer

After a power outage tv wont turn on


I get these in the shop all the time, usually when there is a "Power Outage" there is also a "Power disturbance" meaning Spikes, Surges, Transients and the like, are generated at "Drop Off & Reconnection times" These disturbances will Damage anything connected up that has NOT been turned OFF, or unplugged. I then will, at the Clients, behest, write an insurance report, so the client may claim on their insurance policy. As this is something that is usually covered, after all, it was, and is an accident. Always note down any times when events such as this happen, this adds credence to all claims.
You see what happens is when the power is cut off and then reconnected, the doing of that causes all sorts of Sparks, Surges, Spikes, and Overvoltage Transients, ALL of which, will damage the power Supply, and often migrate past that too, and "Get into" the "Other" circuitry, and destroy it too.
This also happens during lightning storms as well, it is prudent to unplug things at these times too. Now many things are indeed resistant to these problems described however, they do not always afford protection 100% of the time.

Feb 24, 2010 | Polaroid TDA-03211C 32 in. LCD HDTV

2 Answers

Power will not come on, some kind of timer seems to be in place,


Claim fusion on your insurance policy but dont mention lightning as its an act of God and not claimable in many instances

Aug 01, 2009 | Samsung HLN5065W 50" Rear Projection...

2 Answers

Keeps blowing fuse


You will probably be replacing boards left and right with a surge. I would make a claim with the insurance company, it's covered under most home owner's insurance.

Jan 12, 2009 | Akai PT5598HD 55" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

Electricity out


Sounds like a power surge. These can ruin delicate equipment. try this, Unplug laptop and remove battery for 30 minutes, Reinstall battery and plug in charger and try to start up. If it works, you're golden, if not prepare to submit an insurance claim on your homeowners policy.

Dec 06, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

1 Answer

Storm last night, now Wii won't power up


Unplug everything! There is a "breaker" in the power supply and it may need to be reset. Just unplug all cables from the TV and outlets. Let it sit for a couple hours then plug everything back in and it should work fine. If not then the power supply has shorted out due to a strong power surge. You can claim it under your home owners insurance or call Nintendo and try to get it replaced. Thanks! Good luck and happy gaming!!

Aug 31, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 7520-5185 Laptop Logo

Related Topics:

107 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18394 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

633 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...