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Won't boot up

I just replaced the screen on this used computer.
I get the ACER logo and can get into the bios set up. However, the boot process stops after a few seconds. I've tried booting off the recover CD and off a ubuntu CD.

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  • bertmung Aug 23, 2008

    How do you run bios flash?



  • bertmung Aug 23, 2008

    How do you run bios flash?

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This sounds like a bios glitch. Use another computer and burn the bios to disc from Acer's support site. Run the bios flash, and then try the machine, this should clear it up.

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Aug 23, 2008

    Easy on the rating. I only run this during the day, so you'll have to be patient. Not everyone is on line at the same time.



    The bios flash is easy, you do the bios download from the Acer support site, save it to the desktop, close out the internet, and run/install it.



    I would appreciate something better than "Thanks fo trying".

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