It sounds like a linux problem more than an acer. Do step 6 or step 7 below for what you would like to do. Help Hi, Thanks for responding. Thank you Thank you Thank you! Black screen of death after owning it 5 mos. In my case this was a confirmed motherboard fault. I plugged the laptop into an external monitor and the monitor is blank as well. Any help will be appreciated.
But at the moment there seems to be password protection on the boot loader. After you've removed everything, try turning your computer on. Any help would be highly appreciated. I like my wee Acer. I am happy to tell you that I am typing this on my little baby. I still have my files. Looks like the case will have to be cracked to do that.
If that line isn't in the file just type it in, then save it with ctrl + O. If that doesn't work take out the battery and run it off the wall. I hope you find this a lil helpful. Out of nowhere my laptop won't boot up. Don't remove the rubber button as a whole, leave the rubber parts still attached. I cannot change the values to a setting I want to use If you are trying to change the clock, speed, or other settings and do not have the option available, it is because it is not supported by the. I have yet to run into an Acer that was that picky.
Anybody have any idea what is going on?? I'm doing all of this on disability income to try to get on my feet again. To Turn Off Fast Startup. Thank you God, because you know that I couldn't afford this right now! No sign of the hard drive, no instructions on how to boot, no evidence of windows yet though it is supposed to have windows 8. Try booting your computer up with only the most basic hardware attached. If any changes are made, you need to save those changes, which is usually done by pressing the F10 key on the keyboard.
You get to keep the drive. When I turn it on, I get nothing but the power button light on and the fan running. Setup keys are to be pressed as the computer is booting up. The fact that you don't know that tells me you don't know what I'm talking about. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. From there it will ask you to log in.
Do not push anything after this. Before performing any significant repairs, you might want to back up your files. Thank God I eventually solved it. One day, when you turn on the laptop, suddenly there is a problem like this. You can run your laptop without a battery inserted as long as you are plugged into a power source.
When win7 started I clicked on the sd card device, and updated the bios from there eg: without the sd card, pressing fn+esc doesnt work. I think I can cobble together a system from these and previous left-over components and donate it to a school or charity. You may need to replace any cables that have decayed too much. You'll learn that over time. The situation you describe does not necessarily mean the hard drive is bad. Get your wallet out and start paying for your failed components! Check out the video tutorials, how to solve this problem.
Reseat all of your components. I again did the same fn+esc thing and it started. I should have been more clear. That is the question, how do I reformat and reinstall my system if I can't get it to recognize my drives? Under Advanced Start Up , click on Restart Now. On restart it stopped working altogether. I hope this will help someone.