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I have a acer aspire ase380-ud440a that won't boot. it boots to a black screen with some color on it and a curser. what can i do to make the computer boot?

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With mine, I just reinserted the USB cables into the back of the computer as I noticed there was no activity or LED's waking up on the keyboard. That worked.
It looks as tho your hard drive is corrupted, try reinstalling windows xp, if the acer screen does come up hold f12 and go to boot screen it may be that an option has changed to boot from cd or something.If this dont work the best idea is to do a total reformat installation of windows.I have the same computer, bought 3 yrs ago and never have had one single issue with this computer.
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