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Won't boot.. The computer turns on and the fan runs and the little red light blinks for about 5 seconds then nothing happens...the cd-rom opens and closes, but that's about it. Before it did the same thing only it showed Acer on the screen it just wouldn't boot up so I unplugged everything and it booted up fine after that. Now, nothing is coming on the screen at all so I'm completely stumped!! =[

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  • Blondesooner Aug 14, 2008

    How do I check it one by one? I really don't understand how the cd-rom can be running and working, but the monitor shows nothing??

  • Joe L.
    Joe L. May 11, 2010

    The computer is still running right? Can you hear fans running? Can you hear the hard drive running? The lights on the front pf the computer are they on, off, or blinking?

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There is a similar problem posted here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t344696-acer_aspire_t180_ub72_not_boot

Unplug all USB devices as it may be trying to boot from a USB drive.

Ifyou don't have USB drives plugged in try booting into the BIOS to seeif the computer is booting that far. Restart the computer and keephitting the DEL button, that should get you into the BIOS.

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    lol... stupid rating system I slipped!! LOL

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Dear,
u unplugged everything and it booted up finely.
its mean that there is something wrong with the drviers.
check it one by one. just plug hard driver first and let is boot. if its still behaving the same as after plugging all then the problem is caused by the hard drive.

regards,

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

  • SALMAN NASEER Aug 14, 2008

    ok thanks for rating it .

    i m still here to help u .

    it is possible that drive runs properly except hard drive.

    so plug it alone and start it.

    maybe u have to do partition and install the windows again



    thanks again



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