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My laptop gave me no problems except for occasionally going into hibernating and not being able to wake it so i would have to manually shut it down and turn it back on. but last week i dropped it and cracked the led lcd screen i send it into acer to get it fixed and paid $200 because cracked screens arent under warranty so i sent it in they fixed it and sent it back with a note saying they also updated my bios. Now since i got it back it turns off on me keeps going into a check disk screen where its finding errors and fixing them its been getting really hott. i charge it and then when i use it the battery only lasts about and hour. idk whats wrong any ideas??

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The BIOS update could have caused the unit's fan regulation to fault.

the check disk and actually fixing errors woudl point to the Hard Drive being damaged and needs to be replaced. A full diagnostics is what needs to be done to determine this, i would tell you how but multiple hard disk brands are used on these systems.

The BIOS update may have also changed the performance settings on the unit, this will cause the system to use the CPU maxxed all the time. This will kill the battery quicker. You can check this setting in yoru BIOS.

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