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Averatec 6200 laptop

The laptop got overheated, & died down. Tried to restart. The screen flashed & died down again. Now it won't start even when I've it hooked up to the power outlet.

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  • moodman Jan 24, 2008

    My 6200 won't even power up. I've had this unit 1 year and has been great, except for the fact it gets VERY hot. I think the power supply may be fried. Help!

  • george2 Mar 24, 2008

    My Averatec 6200 laptop was working fine in the evening. I left it running overnight and the next morning it was shut down and will show no signs of life upon attempting to startup. I expect it overheated, as there was a "dust wad" at the fan discharge. Removed this, but still no startup occurs. Is there some kind of thermal protective feature that requires resetting?

  • xmdx Apr 26, 2008

    My averatec 6200 isn't turning on at all...I heard some crackling noise after I had shut it off last night but when I tried to start it up the next day, it just wouldn't turn on. Can someone please tell me what the heck happened to it and how I could fix this problem???
    Thanx!

  • Anonymous Jul 30, 2008

    I was using my Averatec 6200 and the screen flashed black, now it will not come back on. Red indicator light is on but will not do anything, Whats

    Up ?

  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    MY LAPTOP WILL START TO COME ON AND FLASH THE WINDOWS LOGO AS IF TRYING TO START UP...THEN IT WILL SHOW A BLANK SCREEN AND SHOW NOTHING BUT THE MOUSE ARROW ON THE SCREEN...COULD THIS BE A POWER SOURCE PROBLEM ?

  • firef1y Oct 10, 2008

    When I try to plug the power supply cord back into the laptop, I hear a faint cracking noise in the port for just a second & when I touch the power button, nothing happened. The first time it happened, the windows loading screen came on for a few seconds but it shutdown before it loads.
    My laptop has a really bad habit of overheating before all this happened as it's not exactly new (XP) and the fan never worked well to begin with.


  • preciosa_sta Feb 18, 2009

    same issue as the rest of you guys..its such a pain. i can actually smell my cord burning when it over heats!

  • ASH_1976 Mar 28, 2009

    Hi Guy's... Can anyone please help me with my 6200..

    When using the DVD playback option, the picture is grainy, however, when I take the DVD out or put a CD in the picture is perfect... (it almost looks to me like it's noty running on UK format (PAL))

    Any advise please

    Thanks

    ASH

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Buy a laptop cooler, the more fans the better. If your handy with a drill, remove the cover from the bottom of the comp. you will see the heatsink it is copper in color, mark out it's directional layout using a piece of paper, then transfer this pattern to the cover. Drill some 1/8" oles along the pattern. This will give the laptop cooler more holes to push air into the comp. works great my laptop is now working better after hours of use.
Also, buy a new hard drive there not that expensive and easy to install, use the software that you have that came with the laptop and reload the new drive.
Buy a 2.5 remote hard drive case with a usb connection, reload your files on the new drive.
Even if you thhink the hd is no good it will sometimes almost always be readab. but will not boot the system due to bad sectors.

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When the laptop over heats simply unplug the AC cord and remove the battery. Then hold the power button for approx 1 minute. Place the battery back and plug it in and the laptop should power back up just fine.

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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An easy fix! On the bottom of the 6200 are some vent slits to bring air in, over some heat syncs and out on your right hand and mouse. Dust is sucked in the bottom and collects in a cute little felt pad blocking the heat syncs. Remove the screws and slide the panel to remove. Inside are three more screws holding the fan. Being careful to not drop the screws into your PC (!!!) remove the fan. Inside you will see the dust. I recommend holding the PC right side up and working so things fall out of the PC instead of in to it. Depending on how dusty of an environment you work in you may need to do this every few months or maybe only every few years.

Good luck, and don’t drop screws into your Notebook :-)

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Bad power plug or power pack buy labtop cooler u can set it on on ebay 15

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