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Two things may have happened:

The hard drive has failed, so it is trying to boot from the next available drive (floppy)


The BIOS battery went dead, and has reset to factory defaults and it trying to boot from the floppy drive.

If you can get into the bios ( hold F1+ F2+ CTRL+ ALT+ ESC after you turn it on), look for anything related to "boot" and change the boot drive order. If you find it, be sure to save the settings, then restart.

**note**, alot of the old computers have a very primative BIOS, and you may not be able to change the boot order.

Let me know if this gets you into the bios, as they changed "how" to do it over the years.

Acer Aspireā„¢... | Answered on Aug 07, 2018

If you know the battery works then take it out, and hold down the power button for 20 seconds. Next put the battery back in and plug in the power cord. The orange charging light should turn on. Once the blue charged light comes on, try to turn on your laptop.

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Aug 06, 2018


Follow these steps to check it.
- Open Run or use windows key+R
- Type devmgmt.msc It will bring up device manager.
try to locate Imaging devices, when you see something under imaging devices then you need to download a particular driver, but when you can't see something under imaging devices it means something wrong with the hardware.

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Aug 04, 2018


Follow these steps:
- Reseat your memory ( open your laptop back case)
- Clear your CMOS Battery.
If the above trick doesn't resolve your problems then you need a professional assistant.

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Aug 04, 2018

Google Acer TC 780 ACKi5 manual

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Aug 03, 2018

see picture for manual from acer webstite


Acer Computers &... | Answered on Aug 03, 2018
Microsoft Word repair software is more efficient than some other methods of data restoration, including regular backups, just download this application on your computer and start recovering, the ease of recovery toolbox Microsoft Word document repair tool permits starting the analysis without some kind of additional explanations.

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Jul 24, 2018

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Acer Computers &... | Answered on Jul 24, 2018

it sounds like the fans are blocked with dust you need to clean the fans and hope thats the issue

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Jul 23, 2018

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