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LAPTOP WILL NOT TURN ON

I WENT TO TURN THE COMPUTER ON THIS MORNING AND IT WOULD NOT TURN ON. wITH THE POWER CORD PLUGGED IN, THE RED BATTERY LIGHT WILL COME ON BUT THE MACHINE WILL NOT START. wHEN THE POWER CORD IS DISCONNECTED THE RED BATTERY LIGHT GOES OFF.

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  • Tony Jan 03, 2008

    My laptop will not power up. However sometimes if I hold down the power button in excess of 10 secs it suddenly starts. I have tried hibernation and standby but it makes no difference. Its almost as if the power button is faulty, but no reason for that to be so. I have tried removing the battery and the HDD but it make no difference. The laptop is about 2 years old and this is the first problem I have had with it.

  • clint2daft Apr 13, 2008

    Laptop will not turn on? tried new charger even though i tested the old one and had 19v outputting,still no joy.Disconnected battery and tried ac power only but then there is no sign of life coming out of it at all,at least with battery in place it does try to boot up.I dont really want to buy a new battery in case its nothing to do with the fault i have and waste more money like i have on the power adaptor.The power adaptor makes a buzzing noise when connected to the laptop ? Can anyone help !

  • Tony May 11, 2010

    My Acer has now died altogether and will not power up at all. I have the battery charging light but when I push the power button there is nothing at all. Any advice will be much appriciated before I open the laptop or go to get it repaired. Thanks Tony

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So I take it you are saying I should get a new battery? Thank you for your kind and quick response.

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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Removed the battery and plug your PC.. when it turns on, you had bad battery condition or damaged battery..

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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