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Acer Aspire One, the Laptop powers on,the yellow light comes on when you hit the power button, thats about it you dont hear the hard drive running and the lcd dosent come up either,sometimes if i remove the battery then reconnect it then it will boot up, same thing if i unplug then reconnect the power adapter.if it boots up and i shut it down when i power it back up again it dosent boot, ill have to hold down the power button for a few seconds for it to tun off then unplug the adapter then reconnect it then hit the power button then it boots up.

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Sounds like a power issue, may be related to the motherboard and you may need to get in touch with Acer support for it, but try these and see if it helps. turn off the system, remove the battery and adapter and remove the hard drive and memory if you can. with the components removed, hold down the power button for about 10 secs to discharge whatever power remaining. After that, connect all components, boot in BIOS and reset the default settings, and then restart the computer and observe it. Make sure to set any BIOS options again that you may have set previously.

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