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My Acer Aspire 5920 is not booting up. When the power supply is plugged into the wall, its green LED is solid. As soon as I plug it into the laptop, the light starts to flash. When connected to the AC Adapter, none of the usual battery charging lights on the laptop are on. I tried the Power reboot suggested on the ACER site, but to no avail (where it tells you to hold the power button pressed after taking the battery out and disconnecting the power supply).

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Your motherboard is probably shorting out your A/C adapter, you may need a new motherboard. With a Dell, the A/C adapter light will be green when plugged into the wall but as soon as you plug it into the PC the green light goes off. Which means that the Motherboard is shorting out the A/C adapter...

hope this helps

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  • vermeulec Dec 26, 2010

    Yes.. the mother board is causing it. There is a diode PD8 associated with PR8 resistor and some transistors. My PR8 was burned out and the diode is measuring bad.
    have not repaired yet

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