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Acer aspire 3680 JUST QUIT WORKING-NO POWER-HELP!

It was working fine yesterday. I shut it down. 2 hours later I turned it on and Nothing, no power at all. it just died. is it the battery? I just bought it 10 months ago.

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  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    TRIED TO TURN COMPUTER ON NO POWER. NEW CORD WITH NO COMPUTER POWER.

  • justmeagain2 Jul 12, 2008

    Same here, LED on power adapter is normal unitl I plug it into laptop, then it flashes, which it never done before. Pull it out and it stays lit.

  • jgillia7 Jul 18, 2008

    My acer aspire 3680 just quit. no lights on the pc with the power adapter plugged in. The green light on the power adapter will have a fast flash when connected to the pc and solid when disconnected. I removed the battery and tried it with the ac adapter only and still no power or lights. Also bought another power adapter with the same results. I've only had the computer for 13 months. I NEED HELP!



    Thanks, JGILL

  • Dogleb Jul 21, 2008

    Same problem Push power goes on for a sec. then off. Reset battery,memory,hard drive. Still no power?????

  • NikiH Jul 24, 2008

    I've only had my notebook for 5 DAYS!! I unplugged it before I went to bed so it wasnt charging all night and a red light stayed on. I couldn't shut it down any other way.



    Now in the morning I need to get some work done and it turned on, then I couldn't move the mouse, nothing, it just FROZE.



    You cant tell me its the battery because its brand new!

    -not happy jan

  • gentle_a_a Sep 05, 2008

    last night I turned off my laptop (acer aspire 5610). this morning when I press the power button nothing happened.it's just died.I removed the battery and plugged on ac power and again and again try to power it on.but it have no reaction.
    what should I do?
    please help me


  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    just stopped and had a odd smell. i replaced the power supply and got nothing, i guess i will try a new battery, the computer guy told me it may be the internal power supply and i would be better off just tossing it in the trash instead of replacing it...i dunno pretty frustrating. i will nefer buy another acer product again

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    aspire 3680 was working switched off and thereafter never started,adaptor shows green light and pc shows yellow lnght when keep on charging to start but that is all it does not rstart.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    My Acer Aspire V3-571G laptop will not power on. I was using it this afternoon via the battery and it was working fine. When I was finished, There was still some battery life left. I shut down most of the programs except for the web browser and just closed the lid. When I got home, I plugged it in and went to turn it on, but it wouldn't. There are no lights on at all. Is there anything I can do? It has been running seamlessly for about 13 and a half months.

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Same problem with my acer. the plastic button breaks under the key board. and wears out the part the plastic hits, wearing out the button. had mine 2 weeks before i had problems turning it on. i pulled the button out and used a tooth pick. i still need a new button, but its turns on sometimes now, better than never.

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Hey :-). Id be happy to help. It seems that your battery might have reached its maximum amount of charges. What I mean by that is that every computer is compatible with a certain kind of battery brand and it seems that your computer's brand of battery can only been charged a certain amount of times. And although you said that you bought a new battery 10 months ago its maximum charges could end that fast. I would recommend for you to go the store and buy the same battery that you got last time and plug it into your computer and see if your computer turns on. If it doesn't you should return the battery and call the Acer company and see if they can repair your computer's problem. I hope this works for you and I'd appreciate if you commented my solution :-)

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Pull and reseat, Memory, Battery and hard drive

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