My acer aspire 5630 has problem it does not boot if check set up it shows hardrive but after awhile it show no hardrive in set up and messag comes like operating system not found while i have windows vista instauled i think it does not read hardrive at all plz help me
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Re: problem in acer aspire 5630
- is the BIOS set to boot from the hard drive ? - have u changed any drive setting in BIOS (sata mode, pata mode ...) - try to boot with a linux live cd, or with the vista dvd and see if they can see the drive ... if thay can, than most probably a reinstall of the OS would fix the problem, if not , check the BIOS settings, also make sure that the drive is properly fixed in it;s place, if posible test it on another laptop to be sure if it;s causing the probems or not ...
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After it shows acer logo..Press F8 multiple times... (preferably 3 to 5 times)
a screen will show you multiple options.. Select Safe mode (this will be first option and then hit enter... It will show you your Window name (windows 7 / windows xp) press enter again and it will boot your window in safe mode
The message is the laptops way of saying that it has looked for an operating system and could not find one. The PXE rom message refers to it trying to find a network boot record.
Test this by checking your Bios settings, in the boot order, see that the CDRom is set to 1st boot, then the second bot is the HDD, If the thing will not boot. Check you can see that the laptop "sees" the boot devices, if it does not, you have a problem, as it looks like the controllers are damaged.
If it Does find the boot devices, but it still defaults to a network boot, there is either NO OS on the hard drive, or it has been corrupted.
Use the Vista DVD to re-install Windows (you may be lucky enough to get away with a repair installation), after you have reinstalled windows, the drivers etc can be found on Acer's site quite easily
Purchase Win7 System Disc. Power up laptop and go into BIOS setting the DVD/CD Rom as first boot device. Place OS disk in drive and boot from disk Navigate the menu and questions and there you have it. Windows 7 on your laptop. Now, download all of the drivers as required from Acer.com. Download Windows updates and resore any backup data files. Hope that helps.
How are you reinstalling the operating system? Are you using the factory default CD's or the hidden partition? If you're not, then the relevant drivers may not be included (particularly the graphic driver).
have you got the Synaptics TouchPad software installed?
have you enabled (or disabled) your touchpad by pushing Fn + F7?
Try rebooting the computer in safe mode with networking...this is usually done by tapping the F8 key while the manufacturers splash screen shows up for a few seconds. Once the multi-boot screen comes up scroll to safe mode with networking and click ok. Once the computer boots up, it will probably be using a generic video driver to show a picture, go to acer's support site and download a fresh driver, the link is below....good luck. when you click the link, make sure you pick what operating system you are using to get the correct driver. click on drivers > notebook > aspire > 5630 > choose operating system.
Hi there You want to restore your computer to its original settings without recovery CDs? This recovery process helps you restore the C: drive with the original software content that is installed when you purchase your notebook. Follow the steps below to rebuild your C: drive. (Your C: drive will be reformatted and all data will be erased.) It is important to back up all data files before using this option. Before performing a restore operation, please check the BIOS settings. 1 To activate the BIOS utility, press <F2> during boot up. 2 Check to see if Acer disk-to-disk recovery is enabled or not. 3 Make sure the D2D Recovery setting in Main is Enabled. 4 Exit the BIOS utility and save changes. The system will reboot. To start the recovery process: 1 Restart the system. 2 While the Acer logo is showing, press <Alt> + <F10> at the same time to enter the recovery process. 3 Refer to the onscreen instructions to perform system recovery.