Question about Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

1 Answer

Acer Aspire will not shut down.

I just bought my Acer a couple days ago. It came with a 1g memory chip that my roomate put in the back. I did notice when he put it in he didn't wait for it to shut down all the way. I installed a sony program for my video camera, and that's it so far. When i try to shut down, it shuts down almost all the way, and then starts back up. Before it starts back up again one of the screen says something like something might have been installed wrong. Do you think the memory chip was put in wrong or something else?

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    after a couple of bends of straight lines huge red curves project from the spot. Then get notice."unrecoverable error has occurred and shutting down

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 64 Answers

  • Common problems are along the lines of what you are saying.
  • Start with the last installed program
  • ( Sony Video Camera ) and remove the program as follows.
  1. Click start, All programs ( it may be highlighted in the list ) look for your Sony Video program, wave the mouse over it to see if it has a menu ( look for uninstall Sony Video ) and follow the prompts.
  • If the program does not come with it's own uninstall program
  1. Click Start, Control Panel, Add or remove programs ( look for it in the list - most likely in alphabetical order, if you have it listed by name )
  2. Click on the program you want and click Remove the Sony Video program.
  3. Check to see if your PC will now reboot.
  4. Strange things happen if the either the software or hardware does not work the way it was intended to do.
  • Try to avoid a deliberate power down (with the button on the front of the case ) - which should be considered a forced shut down or emergency use only.
  • Remove the latest additions to your computer and try the shut down process again.
  • Being a lap top, you could fully charge the battery and take it to a repair guy, phone ahead and explain the situation. Eventually the unit will need to be powered down either way, but if it's in the hands of a repair man, little or no further harm can come to it.
  • If the PC powers back up and seems to run ok with the ram stick in place, it would suggest the ram is fine, but could also be the cause of the strange behavior, for whatever reason.

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

Ad

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.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Acer Aspire 4520 its dead


hi jorgemat971.
go to this link might help you find out why.
Acer Aspire 4520 its dead Google Search

Nov 06, 2017 | Acer Aspire 4520 Notebook PC

3 Answers

ACER ASPIRE NOTEBOOK MODEL ASPIRE 4736ZG, IF I CHANGE RESOLUTION TO 1024X768 SCREEN SIZE BECOMES SMALL. HOW TO ADJUST VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL SIZE SO WHOLE SCREEN CAN FILL IN.


i have acer 4736zg ;that i bought 4 months ago my computer gets heated and shuts down automatically; it works nicely for a week; and gets heated and shut down automatically 3 to 4 times in a day; i am using windows 7 and kapresky anti virus before my computer has windows vista and mcafee antivirus. yesterday my computer showed blue screen death for six times each time i connected net ; i checked the memory status and now its ok but it shutdown for three time in last 12 hours; can u plz help me out

Dec 16, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook

2 Answers

My acer laptop 4736Z's memeory dumping problem


HELLO..if you convert the memory and it is you experienced these problems may be the memory you bought is not compatible with laptop, can the FSB memory is high and the laptop is low and they do not match the FSB, or try to install a new OS / windows...GOOD DAY

Jul 28, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

1 Answer

My Aspire doesn't works


I'm assuming you bought this new. Take it back & exchange it or contact acer for warranty repair.

Jul 12, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Can not power up ACER 9410Z laptop after replacing memory


Try to remove one and restart with just one installed,if it restarts,Let it completely load,shut down and reinstall the other one and restart again.

May 31, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

2 Answers

Acer aspire one won't boot up and turns itself off


Hi there.
Sounds like a generic problem Acer are having at the moment, take the machine back, swap it for a different make laptop or demand your money back if its less than 28 days ago you purchased it.

Thanks for using Fixya!!!

Feb 22, 2009 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

2 Answers

Acer l100 will not boot up


To all of those out there with an Acer Aspire L100 SFF that has decided it will no longer boot -
Symptoms: fans spin up, DVD spins up, possibly HD spinning up - no power, HD or network lights on front panel.
Previous Fixes: Changing out 3 capacitors on the mainboard, re-seating memory and processor.
I tried all three of the fixes above and still no joy. I discovered to my surprise that this PC, due to it's heat "issues", had developed a malfunction similar to the XBOX 360 and Ibook G3...it's video chip had developed some connection issues with the mainboard. Due to the heat, the BGA solder connections under the chip has either flexed and become disconnected or corroded with the same result;
Try this: Remove the DVD/HD "sled" - Using 3 fingers, put pressure (not enough to break the mainboard, but a fair amount) on the heatsink for the video chipset. While doing this, press the power button. If it powers up, this is your problem. You might have to try a couple of times with varying amounts of pressure on the heatsink.
Tools: Needle nose pliers,philips screwdriver, small flat blade screwdriver, new heatsink compound (I suggest AS5), a heat gun
The fix: Firstly, the mainboard must be removed from the case, and the heatsink removed from the video chipset. To remove the push-pins, use a pair of needlenose pliers from the back of the mainboard to squeeze the expanders to release the pins. If yours is like mine, after removing the heatsink, you will find that the thermal compound has hardened and is no longer effective...have some AS5 handy. Second, place the mainboard on a flat work surface. Make sure memory, cables and mini-pci wireless card have been removed. Starting about 4 inches above the video chip, put your heat gun on low setting and ove a period of about a minute, move slowly down until you are about an inch above the video chip (this is to heat it slowly and not cause damage) hold there for 30 seconds - you should notice the solder on all the connections around the chip change sheen from dull to shiny - over about 30 seconds to a minute, slowly lift the heat gun away - letting the heat dissipate slowly. Turn the heat gun off and let the board cool for 10-15 minutes. Third, put a thin layer of AS5 on the video chip core and reapply the heatsink, being careful not to chip the core. then proceed to reassemble the machine.
I did this repair myself 2 days ago...still working great!

Jan 22, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

3 Answers

Ram Memory


I did this 2 days ago on my gf's aspire 5315-2153 (walmart special $348). the underside panel has four tiny screws which must be removed and then the fun begins. The plastic panel is large and doesn't want to be removed. After 20 minutes of cursing, i was able to get it out with two hands and a small screwdriver. The plastic panel has about 7-8 tabs which also hold it in place. The original two memory modules must be removed and the two new ones installed in their place. i bought crucial memory from newegg.com (CT2KIT12864AC667) for $17 delivered (took a week to get) which was much cheaper than buying it direct from crucial.com Save the old memory modules just in case you have a problem with the new ones. After putting them in, I restarted the computer and it booted up fine. No BIOS changes or any of that were necessary. So for $17 and about 30 minutes, this lappy is now running strong with 2gb instead of 1gb. Initial impression is that it boots up faster and shuts down faster but that is about it in terms of improvement!!!

Aug 24, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

1 Answer

Aspire 5100 won't turn on


try this with only the power and not the battery just to check something out

Mar 10, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

1 Answer

Notebook shutting down


take out the chip and see if it works better, if it does, you have to put the same kind of chip in it as the one that is in it. make sure they bouth are the same. they have numbers on the get the same name, most poeople put in differant brands and they dont work well together.

Nov 09, 2007 | MSI S260 Barebone

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop Logo

335 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18424 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

645 Answers

Alun Cox

Level 3 Expert

2678 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...