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Unable to start my Laptop (Acer Ferrari 3400)

My Laptop Acer Ferrari 3400 was working fine. now i am unable to start it. it was shutdown properly. it doesn't show any disc activity. what i can c is only the power LED blinking orange n green. moreover when i remove the power cable the Battery indicator don't go off. it remain as if the charger is still plugged in. Caps Lock indicator and NumLock indicators are continously on. i can hear sound of Processor fan only n nothing else. what could be the problem???? how can i remove the problem???

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  • saboor khan Jan 10, 2007

    its power section is working fine.no problem in it. what about BIOS?? or PROCESSOR FAILURE??. waiting for a reply from acer technical dept:(

  • keneo Feb 05, 2008

    I'm having the exact same problem. I have no idea what to do to get it to work. HELP!

  • Cambo07 May 29, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. You have described it word for word the same as mine. I hve contacted Acer and will post the response if it is any help.

  • angusjg Feb 04, 2009

    I had the same problem. Returned to Acer and mother board was replaced within warranty.  A year later the same thing happened.  Returned to Acer for new mother board ($500.00) due to out of warranty. But there is more: now there is no video output at the external monitor connector.  And finally, the built-in speakers and microphone stopped working.  I have to use headphones.  Support from Acer has been very poor.  Too bad because I drive a Ferrari which has never given me any problem.  Italian versus Japanese engineering!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    I'm having the exact same problem. I bought this Laptop in the US, but I live in Brazil. I tried everything but the notebook seems to be dead! I found on internet A LOT OF PEOPLE having the same problem on their Acer Ferrari 3400!

    Good Luck guys

  • durosbith Apr 17, 2009

    Hi, I too have the cursed Acer Ferrari 3400.

    I too was barely out of warranty when my laptop started freezing when running any sort of graphic intensive app and going to a black screen with no response. And getting seriously HOT in the process.

    When Acer found I was out of warranty i was treated like the plague and denied any help.

    I hate Acer. Do I smell a class action?

    Or perhaps we could mail Ferrari corporation and inform them how Acer is dragging their good name through the mud.

    Email me at [email protected] if you have had a motherboard failure less than 2 years out of warranty. Heat can cause fires and my Acer gets unacceptably hot.

    If we find enough people like us we have a solid case for defective hardware lawsuit. Or at least a free repair service....

    Heres hoping..


  • normaibrahim
    normaibrahim Jan 07, 2013

    i have the same problem with you, acer mechanic in indonesia said, its problem in mother board, it must change, till now my acer ferrari 3400 not function

  • normaibrahim
    normaibrahim Feb 27, 2013

    i have the same problem with you it must change mother board

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    power indicator LED on charger shutdown when plug to the laptop

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Power led comes on but no other activity

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Most of the heating problems with laptops are that people forget to air blow the heat sink and the rest of the inside in the computer and, don't know that laptops collect dust which turns into lint in the heat sink and makes it get extremelly hot. This can make you loose your cpu if it occurs often.

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I hope this helps. I own an Acer Ferrari 3000 since 2004. It's a great laptop but has a distinct heating problem. Most Ferrari users in warm countries (Persian Gulf, for example) report issues related to over heating. As such, the machine is sensitive to cooling fan irregularities such as clogging by fluff, hair and dust. When my Acer Ferrari 3000 got clogged with dirt - it exhibitted this exact behavior. I could not start it, it hanged, sometimes, before the bios was loaded it sounded a series of alarms, and I could not use it. I took a very simple low tech measure. I took a vacume cleaner, set it on max power, and placed the sucking hose near the vent shaft at the back of the machine to **** out all the dirt. (I recommend you do this when the machine is shut down - so you do not interfere with the cooler operation). Then I repeated this procedure at the shaft at the bottom of the machine. Low and behold - my problems were over.

Take care!!! I enthusiastically vacumed the key board too. This resulted in my 'escape' key being peeled off the key board and sucked down the vacume cleaner hose. I had to dig it out - not a pleasant task, at all.

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This could indicate power or motherboard failure, you are wise to e-mail the acer technical dept. http://support.acer-euro.com/request/uk/index.html

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