Question about Acer Aspire 5670 Notebook

1 Answer

Booting trouble... my acer laptop is having issues booting up...i generally leave it on most of the time...but was away for the weekend so i shut it down and left it off at home for the weekend...was working last time i used it....but now when i boot it up it shows the ACER boot screen (and i can enter setup with F2 if needed) but then it just goes to a black screen with a cursor flashing in the top left corner...and stays there....any ideas what is going on?

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    BEEN TAKING THE LAPTOP IN MY BAG, WAS LEFT NEAR OTHER WORKSTATION (interference?)..when I cam back home it would not work, does not fully power on. Had been sluggish lately and very noisy.



1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 1,006 Answers

I recomended u first to clear CMOS settings and if it wont work so the bios need to flash...

Befor u flash it open it and check everything -if all cable are connected correctlly ram hdd pw

Try also to boot up without HDD


Posted on Oct 29, 2007


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


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



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Acer Aspire One notebook.when turn on,starts to boot goes windows did not start screen,can choose option and windows starts to load then just shuts off.if you do not choose option shuts off after about 20...

This is generally a hardware issue - if the computer is under warranty get it fixed through Acer. If not you may need professional help. You don't mention how old the laptop is but if it is older than a year or two and you live in a dusty environment it could be overheating. If the fan is not running or always running on super-high then it is probably overheating.

Another thing to try is using a boot CD (any boot CD will work) and see if the computer still shuts down after that 30 seconds. If yes, definitely hardware. If not, possible that it's a windows issue.

Hope that helps!


Oct 21, 2013 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

2 Answers

Does my acer have a warranty

You can use this website to check if your acer is still in warranty. Just put the serial number from the bottom of your laptop into the form on this website.
Regards, Chris

Aug 30, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My computer will not boot up keeps closing down

check how often it shuts down and if it shuts down when you start a particular application then start your computer and go to BIOS and leave it on there ( for example if your comp shuts down every 3 mins in normal mode then leave the comp on for 15 mins in bios to determine if it is a hardware or software issue then check in sfae mode the event log or error reporting if any hardware is causing the issue, update the drivers or try with new user or reinstall OS as last option.

Aug 10, 2010 | Acer Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Acer aspire overheating & rstarting.

you can replace the fan if you know how to do so but take it to a qualified technician and they will be able to sort it out for you and it should be that expensive

May 29, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

2 Answers

Acer battery trouble?


Yes, sometimes a faulty battery can cause this issue on some Acer Laptops - have seen it many times. Please replace battery OR test on A/C to make sure. If you get another battery, please test first if problem remains before buying it of cause.

May 29, 2010 | Acer Aspire 2930-4661 Notebook

2 Answers

My computer restarts alone ! on/off ?

Computers may not be smarter than people, but if they’re designed properly, they will shut themselves down before overheating to the extent that they do themselves damage.

If the smart person keeps turning the notebook back on and figures out a way to foil the protection, the laptop is probably doomed. Once a laptop shuts down for thermal event protection, it may refuse to power back up for a fixed period of time, five or ten minutes, or it may begin to boot and shut down immediately as soon as it boots to the point that it can figure out that its too hot.

The over-temperature protection is generally a BIOS rather than an operating system function, so one sign of an overheated laptop is one that shuts itself down while you’re using it and then refuses to boot as far as the operating system unless you leave it alone for an hour or so to cool down.

Unless you’ve been working in a very unfriendly environment, high temperatures, direct sunlight, etc, you should take even a single overheating shutdown as a warning to back up your data at the first opportunity and to give the cooling system a serious cleaning.
Good luck

Dec 10, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

1 Answer

Shut down laptop, wont come back on, no lights or anything.

Not a good thing to do, I had a client that left for a weekend, had his laptop on the arm of his sofa and came back to find the laptop fried. If you left it on stand by and it was left on a surface that obstructed airflow, it probably overheated and severely damaged your computer.
My client's la[top overheated so badly that it melted the label off the bottom of the computer. He was lucky it didn't cause a fire.
Check for signs of burn marks and smell for burnt components.

Sep 20, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Laptop shuts down shortly after boot up

this looks like heat issue...varify that the cpu fan is working.....apply heat sink cream on the cpu surface and the heat sink

keep me posted

May 13, 2009 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

1 Answer

Pc keeps shutting down

do you have the power saving settings to switch laptop off after a certain lenghth of time?is the laptop overheating?are you using it on a soft surface eg deep pile carpet?

Jan 24, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

1 Answer

Acer Aspire 9300 Vista Lock Up Issues

Sounds like a over heating issue, try using caned air to blow and dust out of your fan area, then make sure when the system has ran for a while the fan does turn on (laptops to save on power don't run the fan constent only when the temp rises enough to need it. also make sure your not leaving the laptop run on blankets or pillows as they will block air flow through vents on the bottom or side of the laptop. Hard surface is best. if all else fails you can get a cooler pad to use with the laptop.

If you have any further questions please reply before marking not helpful. thanks

May 11, 2008 | Acer Aspire 9300-3716 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 5670 Notebook Logo

549 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18420 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

644 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides