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My acer aspire x3400 isn't working. When I press the power button the normal blue light does not come on at all there is no sound no display but I can hear the fans and disk moving. I Tried unplugging and holding button for 30 sec with no help. I am still able to "turn off" the computer by holding power button but that is it. Please help.

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I'm having the exact same problem with my Acer Aspire X3400 desktops. I couldn't describe it any better. It's dead but the fans come on when I push the power. AND I have 4 more of these things and 1 other one game me a scare the other day when it did the same thing. Luckily with that one I was able to unplug it and retry several times until it finally came back on. The Acer support says it's a hardware issue and they want me to send it in. But based on our shared experience it seems there is something a little more "common" about this problem. Let me know if you figure out any other solutions or definite reasons for this problem. Note: The problem only occurred after we did a shutdown and then tried to turn it back on via the power button. We have never had any issues just rebooting them prior to this. It was just unlucky that we happened to shut it down one day not knowing it wouldn't power back up.

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

  • podollb Apr 06, 2011

    We finally got it working. We had to plug in the unit, and then unplug it, and then hold the power button down for 15 seconds. We then saw a flicker of light come and go on the start button. Then we plugged it back in, and it started up just fine. So we now have a working PC again

  • podollb May 16, 2011

    Well, the problem came back. And again we were able to get it working by the above technique, but now it's happened yet again and now we can't get it working. Sending it back for warranty fix at this point.

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First you need to disconnect your ram from mother board and turn on your computer
is there any beep sound?i long and 2 short?if yes it mean your ram was damaged, try connect another ram to your computer
and try to turn on your computer again

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

  • podollb Apr 06, 2011

    See comment in solution 1

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The problem is with the motherboard of your PC. It needs to be repaired or replaced.

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