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Acer aspire one model zg5 does not boot

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  • elsaccounts Jul 16, 2010

    how do i get the acer to boot up.

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Hi! May I know what the problem is. Thanks!

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  • elsaccounts Jul 16, 2010

    acer laptop aspire one model zg5 linux op system. does not boot up. how do i get it to boot up again. i can get t the boot screen (f2) but nothing else.

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    dj_relly999 Jul 16, 2010

    Alright, thanks for the clarification. I strongly suggest that you reinstall the operating system first before we go to the technical part. Tell me how it goes once you are done on the operating system reinstallation. Have a good one!

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    dj_relly999 Jul 23, 2010

    Hows it going?

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  • Sulaimon Jimoh Olayemi Jul 16, 2010

    Hello,

    I have also had the same problem. Mine would start up fine, but once it
    got to the load screen for Vista, it would give me the blue screen of
    death and restart. To fix your problem, try starting it up and push Del
    immediately after the Acer logo goes away. That'll take you to a screen
    that tells you what you can do. Push F8 to take you to the next screen.
    Once you're at that screen, go to the selection that says "Run Last
    Known Good Configuration - Advanced", or something like that at least.
    Choose that one. That should get it to work, but not all the time.
    Sometimes you might have to follow the same steps, but instead of
    booting from last known good configuration, choose to disable restart on
    system failure. Then let it run through and crash, and then run the
    last known good configuration again. That almost always gets it to work.
    Once you get it to load, I recommend keeping it on all the time. Just
    plug it in, but take out the battery, otherwise you'll kill the battery,
    too. Then order an external hard drive, back up your important files
    (music, pictures, files, etc.) and reload the operating system. Just use
    the utility on your desktop to restore computer to factory default.
    That'll reload the operating system, but also clear everything on the
    C:\ drive.


    Take care.


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and choose you OS and all the drivers you need including your wireless driver :-)

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