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Acer Laptop won't boot up

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I have a acer aspire which no longer boots up, when I turn it on a get a clicking sound from the disk drive but a blank screen, I'm ok with towers but Laptops I have no experience with, do you know what the problem could be?

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  • fletch_theda Jul 06, 2010

    No, I was sitting next to it when it just turned off and then wouldn't re-load. if it was the disk then wouldn't that mean it would load to the menu but wouldnt load discs?

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Has the laptop been knocked or dropped as the clicking noise is the hard drive spatters {the arms which contact the disc} bent out of ailinement and not contacting the disc properly,,sorry but needs new drive

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

  • kenbudd44 Jul 06, 2010

    in the bios start up on screen if the drive is u/s it would not show up as seen.

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