Question about Acer Aspire E380-UD420A (ASE380-UD420A) PC Desktop

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No booting or nothing

My aspire wont boot. press the power button and i get a flash of red light but nothing else . thought it was the power supply so bought new one but still the same. the cpu fan spins for a short time and then stop not sure what is the problem any suggestion?

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  • carol2004 Jul 23, 2008

    Thanks i will try that and let you know.

  • ladydarkrose Aug 26, 2008

    Having same problem with my Aspire E380 machine. And my warrenty is out on it now too. :( Any suggestions on how to fix please e-mail me.

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Narrowing down a fault like this is relatively easy but time consuming.
Please read this thread about building your machine outside of the case.
http://forum.pcmech.com/showthread.php?t=132409
The idea of an "out of case build" is to reduce the amount of hardware in order to eliminate what is causing the problem.
I build computers eveyday and I still use this method from time to time when trouble shooting.

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Did you have a power surge in your area recently? Sounds like it could have been damaged. Can you press the F8 key (continually) while it's starting to boot & get the setup menu?

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