Question about Computers & Internet

2 Answers

My acer laptop wont charge up, The green light on adapter is working but when switching on laptop, it just strats for sec and then shuts down. I have checked all the connexions but no fault. Even taking out battery doesn't make any difference and it wont even work with AC power

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 11 Answers

Check where the power plug goes into the computer if the piece in the center is loose then it detached from the motherboard and the charger would not work. if thats the case then you need to soder the 3 prongs from the plug back to the motherboard.

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 44 Answers

I wouldn't go soldering anything to your motherboard, first of all. There are WAY too many things packed too tightly together on laptop motherboards to be doing that, unless you work on laptops everyday.

With the Aspire 5315 laptops made by Acer (the most common I've seen), the cooling fan is right by the power jack, so all the heat being put off by your CPU is being blown right onto the power adapter. Enough consistent heat can cause a short in just about any wiring, and the Acer brand is known for using materials that have a slightly high failure rate than others. If the ground shorts into the hotwire, you will not have a green light on the adapter. If, however, the adapter is simply not grounding at all (say, the ground has become disconnected but isn't touching anything that is getting electricity), your green light that says your adapter is find will come on, but your laptop won't charge or power-up (it requires both a ground and a hotwire).

So, diagnosis? I would think that your ground has become disconnected, most likely in the jack itself, since that's where most of the heat is (on the common Acers, anyway). That's a tricky soldering job, but I've done it before. That's actually how I powered mine back up before finally shelling out the bucks to buy a new one. Simplest solution is to buy a new power adapter. Once again, it's best not to go soldering anything to your motherboard.

Hope that helps. :)

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

  • brodie799 Sep 08, 2009

    I'm sorry, I wasn't clear. When I refer to the "jack" in the last paragraph, I mean the part that plugs into your computer, not the part where you plug it in at. To be clearer, the short is likely in your adapter at the spot where you'd plug it into the laptop. :) Sorry.

×

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

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I used it the night before it was fine i plugged in the charge and it wont turn on at all


laptop charger for acer aspire 3600 3680 series 3650 3610

www.amazon.com/LAPTOP-CHARGER-ACER-ASPI...

Amazon.com, Inc.Amazon.com: LAPTOP CHARGER FOR ACER ASPIRE 3600 3680 SERIES 3650 ...When I was looking for a charger cable for my laptop, i was not sure whether I ... it was really good and worked, it heats up a little bit but for now its working ...

When your acer aspire 5738 z laptop adapter is not working ...

docslide.us > Business
Aug 18, 2015 - When Your Acer Aspire 5738Z Laptop Adapter is Not WorkingA ...Quicker Charging of Laptop Battery with an Acer Aspire 3600 AC Adapter ...

When Your Acer Aspire 5738Z Laptop Adapter is Not Working

batteries-store.pblogs.gr/.../when-your-acer-aspire-5738z-laptop-adapter-...

Jan 14, 2016 | Acer Aspire 3600 Laptop Charger...

1 Answer

My laptop was plugged in but no battery. accidentally switched off the cable from the adapter and the laptop shut down. I turned back cable from the adapter and I could not turn on the laptop. I put the...


take your battery out and keep the ac adapter out aswell hold power for 15-20 secs replace battery and ac adapter then try powering on if not message back i got another idea ok

Jun 02, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

I have an acer extensa 5620 laptop and it won't turn on. I shut it down last night and it was stil plugged in and won't turn on or do anything now. It's done this before but then started working after a...


hi!

Try the ff. steps in sequence:
- remove the battery
- unplug ac adapter / charger from laptop
- hold down power button for 10 secs
- plug ac adapter to laptop (leave the battery out for now)
- turn it on w/o battery
- when it turns on, you can place the battery in
- check if the battery charges as well..


hope this helps.. :D

Sep 24, 2010 | Acer Computers & Internet

4 Answers

Acer aspire 4930 wont turn on


If the power LED on the Notebook is blinking but not turning ON then the issue is related to the power supply unit and service is required.

Nov 03, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4930-6862 Laptop

2 Answers

My laptop wont turn on


when you hit the on button the green light go off after a while, i suggest you bring it to technician your laptop is shutting down as it about to open, its either the sensor is not working and making it to overheat or the power switch is loose, hope this help

Sep 17, 2009 | Acer Extensa 5630-6806 Notebook

2 Answers

Sir, i have bought a acer laptop model aspire 5920 but when i was working on it suddenly it shut down and till now i cannot made it power on can you tell me the problem


Remove the battery and the power adapter, wait 5 minutes, plug in the power adapter and try turning it on, if it doesn't turn on, remove the power adapter, plug in the battery and try starting up again, if it still doesn't work plug in the power adapter, try starting up.

Is the power adapter working? does it have a green led on it that shows that its powered?


Sep 10, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5920 Notebook PC

1 Answer

My acer 5735 wont switch on and the charger flashing green light


Your adapter may need replacement. Try another adapter that is know to work and if the laptop responds then the adapter is the problem.
I also would check the battery . If the battery is 2 to 3 years old it will sometimes need replacement.

Aug 05, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC

3 Answers

Hello sir,my laptop is acer aspire 7520 no charging,no run on main,run on battry only,laptop power adaptor led is damage,


this could be due to the fault in the ac adapter,please try swapping another adapter if it works then you need to replace your adapter.

Jun 20, 2009 | Acer (ACERMOTHERBOARD)

1 Answer

Advent 9912 wont turn on


remove the ac adapter
take the battery out
be sure nothing is connected with your laptop
then press and hold the power button for 60 secs to drain static as it is the most probable reason laptops stops working.
then connect the ac adapter only and without the battery try powering on the system
if it powers on
you can again shut it down
insert the battery
it should surely power on

Apr 20, 2008 | Dell 2600 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

2,629 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...