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Acer laptop wont boot -- -- please help me

Hi i just found this site and it looks really good and very helpful, having browsed if for over an hour i decided to ask for help with my problem.

My laptop when turned on does the following;
The hard disk fires up the leds come on and then after about 5-10 seconds everything stops with just the power led remaining on. There is no life coming from the monitor. I have tried to boot from disk but i dont get any different reaction at all. I took it apart a month ago and tried to fix this problem but to no avail, i have since bought a mew imac and was going to bin the acer but having found this site i thought i would give it another shot and hopefully regain the use of it for my son to use.
please help, thanks again its a great web site, keep up the good work.
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Mark

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  • predator1967 Mar 04, 2008

    I am just off to bed now, its 3 am here in vienna austria but i will check it tomorrow. I am sure though there is nothing visible in the screen. The HD does not seem to run long enough to enable anything to get that far. Am i missing the point? would the inverter problem stop the screen and in doing so stop the HD from moving to the boot process.
    Thanks for the quick reply i will check it tomorrow anyway, thank. By the way the fan works during all this if that makes any difference.

  • predator1967 Mar 04, 2008

    Just to add to that, i took the HD to a shop a while ago and they told me it was working ok.
    I will add to this in the morning thanks again.

  • predator1967 Mar 04, 2008

    Hi Again
    Ok i dug out the pc from the cupboard and proceeded to turn it on.
    The HD spins for about 2-3 seconds only and the HD led flashes once, during this the fan spins but stops at the same time as the HD.
    I shone a torch onto the screen but there is no text or anything visible at all. I also removed and re seated the HD and the Ram. The battery holds no charge at all but it is running from the mains and the power light stays on always.
    I dont have access to an external monitor at this time.
    Any further help much appreciated.

  • predator1967 Mar 04, 2008

    Having taken a second look ....this time without the tv on loud....i noticed that the fan is indeed still running albeit very quietly.

  • mainty Apr 03, 2008

    I have an Advent 7036 which has been quite a good machine over the past 4 years, It has now developed a problem. The laptop was working one minute then it knockrd itself off for no apparent reason. Since then whenever i press the start button to turn it on, the fan comes on. the start up LED blinks, and the DVD disc drive also starts up as it should, but there is nothing on the screen (completly black). The hard drive repeatedly makes a clicking sound (as if its trying to start up. The laptop will not start up, any suggestions? Could it be the CPU, thats what i'm thinking. The power source is good. Please help if you can

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  • dave_prince Jan 17, 2009

    Hi I have the same problem with my acer , can't try an external monitor because i need to get to display properties to do that... just wondering if you found out what the problem was... I never had any previous trouble with the monitor, but the HDD has been getting noisier at start up

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The lamp inverter in the screen may be out .
hold the light at an ange do you see any text as it boots,
connect an external monitor does it work.
if no light but text then likely the inverter ,
if no ext monitor activity then boot post has failed ,
memory /cpu/ etc may have issue .

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