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Acer 3100, NO Boot, keyboard locked out,

I have a Acer 3100 Aspire Notebook. w/ AMD Turion 64 x2, 512mg ram, XP-Pro Media Center SP-2. At present the system is all but dead.

Power-on OK
HDD & DVD appear ok
Getting power to USB ports
No boot screen
Keyboard dead

A few days ago I was hit by a backdoor virus. and believe this is the reason for my problem as it is a utility to tweak CP. I got the system back up one time and got rid of tha virus. After removing infected program II tried to restore my system to a point before installing the program. At this point the system locked and was forced to do a hard shutdown. My Acer notebook has never booted again.

I have re-seated memory and HDD Have swapped out HDD, removed battery and recycled power. and no luck there. I even powered up without HDD and got same results.

I want to know if I removing the CMOS battery would help? I can see the battery and have no problem trying, however it would be nice to have a case diagram for accssing the battery.

Help is needed in a big way!

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    I have Acer 5020, I've got hard shut down,and then never booting again .when i trying to start the i have no power detected. only blank lcd i saw it and keyboard locked. Can you help me?

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For my case I think its a bad BIOS.Normally its a hard step to reprogram a BIOS.But first try thet step you said about removing CMOS battery and leave it for atleast 1 day(Without Notebook battery or AC) if its doesn't then try to read this one.No harm in reading even thought its a HP website..
http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/bizsupport/questionanswer.do?admit=109447626+1208634698316+28353475&threadId=974719
Best of luck,takecare.

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

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