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Acer laptop doesnt turn on with ac power cord plugged in ,light on front is green for a second then flashes red

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That means that the AC adapter is dead and the battery is out of charge.

Posted on Oct 29, 2010

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OW TO GET MY ACET ASPRE ONE IT STOP BLACK SCHREEN NO POWER


Step by step troubleshooting.
Verify power outlet is good
Verify power adapter is good
verify connection to computer is good
fully charge battery
test
=======do this
Check power source, plug known good light into AC receptical.
If AC cord has connector to power block verify it is properly seated.
plug adapter into AC outlet
Verify Power is present at power connector with another similar computer or voltmeter. (12V to 20V)
When plugged into computer, charge (not power) indicator MUST light either red, amber, or green. If not, connector on computer may be broken.
leave overnight or until charge light is green
turn on normally.

most likely causes:
- loose connector
- broken wire from power adapter
- broken power plug on computer.
- anything else is probably beyond ur capabilities to fix.



Aug 10, 2014 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Thought I should add more detail about what the laptop is doing. The laptop sat for a long time with a dead battery, because the power supply low voltage wire got chewed by one of our puppy's when it was...


from the web -
1 Removed the battery
2 Removed the AC power
3 Plugged in the AC power again
Note:- At this point the light from flashing amber light to solid green indicating AC Power
4 Plugged in the Battery
Note:- Solid green AC power light and Amber charge light

Oct 30, 2013 | Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5084 Laptop

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Power light turns green then shuts off in 1 second or less


Check that the computer is plugged in with power. (is the power bar actually on?, the power cord lpugged into the brick? plugged into the back of the computer? Is teh power port loose/broken?)

Mar 17, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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I plug my ac adapter in my laptop usually when you charge it turns the battery light in red then after few seconds turns to green! do you think the charge is not working?


Hello my friend this looks like a battery problem or a bad connection between DC-IN power jack on the system board,first try to wiggle the power cord and if power LED and battery charge LED start flickering then is the DC-IN power jack`s problem ,if its not is battery problem and you should change the battery
I'm waiting for your response
Good luck my friend:)

Jan 27, 2010 | Acer Aspire 4520-5950 Laptop

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My Acer Aspire 5100 just went blank. There is a


Generally, an indication that the battery is critically low. It appears that the AC adapter is not powering the system and not charging the battery.

Jan 09, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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Acer Aspire 5920 will not boot at all...


The power button may not work, that is most common in laptops, or you have a short.

Aug 23, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5920-6727 Notebook

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Hi Hoping some one can help me I have an acer


U ARE HAVING PROBLEM WITH UR POWER CORD OR YOUR BATTERY

Jul 15, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4520-5582 Notebook

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I have a gateway ma7 laptop and press power and get nothing


When the computer is off, unplug the power cord from the laptop and then plug it back in. See if the charge light (lightning bolt symbol next to the led) comes on or turns green/blue. If it doesn't your power supply may not be working, even if the light on the supply is on. Second is the battery may be damaged. Remove the battery and see if you can power on at all.
If it boots with only the cord, the battery is bad/shorted forcing shutdown.

Apr 11, 2009 | Gateway MT3705 Notebook

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Laptop crashes shortly after boot, power light rapidly blinks red.


Its late, so just to make sure I'm not brain-dead basically your laptop runs fine as long as its powered by the AC adaptor but dies fairly quickly while running via battery. This is very typical of a battery that will no longer hold a charge, not normally a user repairable item. It could also be that the charging electronics (in the laptop) isn't charging the battery, again not a typical user repair job. About your only option short of taking it to the repair shop is buying or borrowing a battery as a test.

Dec 12, 2006 | Medion (40010998)

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