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My computer's "driver" won't start therefore my computer won't boot.

I push the power button and the computer turns on, however the screen that it
usually goes to after the acer screen doesn't appear. Another black screen with 5
lines shows up and repeats itself. We took out the battery and unplugged the laptop
from the AC adapter but have no success. What do you suggest?

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  • lexikate Jun 03, 2008

    there is no load optimal setting but there is a load setup default. Should I try this one
    Many thanks!


  • lexikate Jun 03, 2008

    While Booting the Laptop, Press the F2 Key (some use DELETE key) ..
    THis will take you to your Bios Setup.. Look there for .. LOAD OPTIMAL
    SETTINGS.. Choose Save & Reboot..Also In there If You See.. ENABLE
    FAST BOOT, or something Similar.. Set it to that to Bypass the screen
    youre seeing.. Hope that helps your Problem.. Cheers

    THANKS FOR YOUR RESPONSE. WE CANNOT FIND ANY WORDING TO SUGGEST LOAD OPTIMAL SETTINGS...CAN YOU BE SPECIFIC AS TO WHERE IN THE BIOS THIS MAY BE.
    WE SO APPRECIATE YOUR TIME AND TIMELINESS IN THIS FRUSTRATING SITUATION



  • lexikate Jun 03, 2008

    The type of bios setup page is called pheonixbios setup...are there different steps we should follow because of this?

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While Booting the Laptop, Press the F2 Key (some use DELETE key) .. THis will take you to your Bios Setup.. Look there for .. LOAD OPTIMAL SETTINGS.. Choose Save & Reboot..Also In there If You See.. ENABLE FAST BOOT, or something Similar.. Set it to that to Bypass the screen youre seeing.. Hope that helps your Problem.. Cheers

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    Garry Romaneo Jun 04, 2008

    Yes... try load default settings.... if that has no effect.... try holding F8 upon bootup to boot in Safe Mode... hopefully it will boot and you can then view the problem in the event viewer from your admin controls

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