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When I start my computer the Averatec logo displays and then it goes to a black blank screen with what would be the cursor blinking at the top left but if I hit the space bar it won't move and that's all. It wont boot up!

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Hello All,
i didnt have a solution for these problems but please help me i have one problem
please provide me with the configration for card screen what i have for averatec 3200 laptop on my mail please :

Mohammad.Qassem@jo.wi-tribe .com

Thanks everybody
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Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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Sure you can just re-install XP, but you will loose all of your documents and programs.
That's simple and if you have not installed anything - you can go that way.

If you want to keep everything on your laptop, you just need to repair the existing Windows installation.

This is how you do it:

  1. You have to boot form your Windows CD.
  2. In the setup screen press "Enter" ("setup WIndows now...").
  3. Important!!! - do NOT choose the Recovery Console by pressing "R"!
  4. Agree to the EULA by pressing F8.
  5. In the next window, which shows existing Windows installations, choose the repair option by pressing "R" and let it replace your corrupt NTLDR file.
If the automatic repair doen't work, then you have to copy the file manually to your C: drive.
  1. Boot from your Windows CD.
  2. Enter Windows Recovery Console (see above and press "R" in the first screen.
  3. At the command prompt, assuming drive D refers to your CD Drive, type in the following and hit "Enter" after each line:
    • copy D:\i386\ntldr C:\
    • copy D:\i386\ntdetect.com C:\
  4. Press "Y" (for "yes") when prompted to overwrite any existing file.
  5. Restart the computer
This way you keep whatever is on your computer and just replace the damaged file.

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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If you get the Windows splash screen (which you indicate you do), then the system is working. Unfortunately, when Windows starts, it is trying to use the video card drivers. It appears that the drivers may be corrupt. The initial way to check this is to hit F8 as it is starting to see if you can start windows in safe mode. If you can, go into the device manager and remove the display adapter you see there. When Windows starts, it should find it and either ask you for the drivers or start with generic drivers that work until you provide the correct ones.

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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is the clicking sound coming from the cd rom or hard drive
if either of this are bad , it will do all that

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

joecoolvette
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SOURCE: my averatec laptop will only

1) Laptop on use a flashlight, and shine it at the LCD screen. Shine at various angles.
Do you see faint images?

2) You can also plug in a VGA monitor to the back of the laptop, (Laptop OFF, monitor off), and toggle over.

(It can be a VGA monitor that looks like a small TV {CRT}, or an LCD flat screen that has a VGA cable attached)

Plug the VGA monitor's cable into the blue VGA port on the left side, of the Avertec 3200 Notebook PC.
(Example of VGA connectors,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA_connector

Turn the VGA monitor on. Give it time to 'come to life'.
Turn the laptop on.

Are there graphics on the external monitor? If not press, and hold down on the Fn key, (Blue Fn next to the CTRL key), then tap the F2 key.

(The F2 key is the toggle over key for an external monitor. You can use the laptops LCD screen, or it's screen, and an external monitor)

Graphics show on the external monitor? Your graphics chip is good.

Problem is with the screen Inverter, or the Backlight.

An LCD screen cannot produce enough light by itself. It needs an additional light source.
A Backlight is the additional light source.

A Backlight is a CCFL.
Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp.
Similar to Fluorescent lighting used in homes, and businesses, but on a MUCH smaller scale.

A screen Inverter is used to convert the electricity from the laptop, for the LCD screen, and the Backlight.

90 percent of the time the fault is the screen Inverter.

The Display Assembly essentially is;

1) Top cover of the laptop. (Display Cover)
2) LCD screen
3) Display Bezel. (Thin plastic frame in front of the LCD screen, and surrounds the LCD screen)
4) Inverter
5) Backlight
6) LCD screen frame

With the Display Bezel removed, the screen Inverter should be at the bottom/front.

This is an example of a screen Inverter for an Averatec 3200 from a quick search,

http://www.laptopaid.com/averatec-3200-lcd-inverter-board-76-030105-02-tested-1629.html

I haven't worked on an Averatec 3200 Notebook PC before. I have worked on 100's of other laptops.
The sequence for removing the Display Bezel follows a pretty standard approach.

Looking at the Display Bezel I see four screw covers. (I'm looking at a PDF Users Guide)

One at the top Right corner, one at the top Left corner, one at the bottom Left corner, and one at the bottom Right corner.

These screw covers made of a rubber-like material. (Synthetic rubber) They are slightly rounded on the top. They have a type of rubber cement that holds them in place.

I use a computer pick to gently pry them off. If you carefully pry each screw cover off, and set them down sticky side up, (Screw side), you can usually reuse them again.

Screw covers (4) removed, use a Philips head screwdriver, and remove all 4 screws.

The Display Bezel will still be held in place. It has plastic tabs on the outside edges that snap into the Display Cover. (Top cover of laptop)

A fingertip is used on the INSIDE edge of the Display Bezel, next to the LCD screen.
(WATCH your fingernails against the LCD screen)

The fingertip raises the Middle/Inside edge of the Display Bezel, just slightly.
Now use another fingertip on the opposite side. Raise the Middle/Inside edge.

The Display bezel should start 'popping' out. (As the plastic tabs release they make a popping, or snapping sound)

To illustrate this technique further,

http://www.insidemylaptop.com/replace-damaged-lcd-screen-dell-latitude-e5400-e5500-laptop/

http://www.insidemylaptop.com/replace-lcd-screen-inverter-dell-inspiron-1525-laptop/

(One more, to show you where I believe the screen Inverter is for the Averatec 3200 Notebook PC, and what an average screen Inverter circuit board looks like,

http://www.insidemylaptop.com/remove-screen-inverter-dell-studio-1737-1735-laptops/

When the Display Bezel is loose, you slide it to one side a little to ease it around, and off, of the cover latch.

The cable connectors going to the screen Inverter are shaped differently from each other, so that when you go to reinstall them, there is no chance of mixing them up.

With the tools you have available, I would replace the screen Inverter ($7 plus shipping), and see if this repairs the problem.

If not the problem is the Backlight. Most of the time you have to buy the LCD screen, as the Backlight is an integral part of it, and should be replaced by a professional.

[ An LCD screen is composed of layers. The layers are held together in the correct alignment by the LCD screen frame.
This alignment MUST be aligned as it was from the factory.

This gives you an example of replacing a Backlight,

http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2007/12/09/replace-laptop-backlight-ccfl-lamp/

Make a mistake here, and you can throw your LCD screen in the trash ]

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Posted on Aug 21, 2011

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