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Acer 5630 wont turn on

Hi guys, wonder if you can help.

My friends got an Acer 5630 and it wont power on. When you try and turn it on the power light comes on and it sounds for a couple of seconds as though it is going to load, but doesn't. The power light remains on, as does the battery light at the front of the laptop. When you initially turn it on and it sounds like it is going to load, the loading light doesn't flash, however the loading light on the dvd rom drive flashes and then goes out. I've tried to turn it on with just the battery in (both the original and mine, I have the same laptop) and not connected to the mains, i've tried with the battery out and connected to the mains and i've tried with the battery in and connected to the mains, none of which works. There is a chance that there may be a cd in the dvd drive but i have the same laptop and have never had an issue. Can anyone help?


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  • braya Dec 02, 2007

    Hello I have the same problem with mine i just keep clicking power button over and over and when it finally turned on i unistalled the fish desk top and space one becuase i heard that it takes up alot of memory so far its working....hope this helps but if mine is the board will also bring it back. thanks



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Have you performed any hardware changes recently?

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  • Mrunal Mody Nov 28, 2007

    If the laptop is under manufacturer warranty, I recommend you take it to the nearest service center. There is a very good chance that the system board needs replacing.

    Hope this helps :) Kindly leave a rating. Thanks..



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