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Have an acer 5510z notebook Model BL50. I want to know if there is a cmos reset jumper switch anywhere. When I switched it on it functioned for a minute and then everything died except the fan.It seems like the processor is dead but is there a safety feature like thermal shutdown if processor gets too hot? If so, is there a bios reset. I opened up the laptop and examined the processor thermal paste. Looked like needing replacement so I did that. I'm getting no error beeps at all. No OS can boot.


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I do not believe the Acers have reset buttons or switches. I have reset the Cmos by removing the cmos battery, shorting the two pins with another cmos plug with the wires connected together. I then powered the motherboard up until the BIOS loaded, but you don't have to, to reset it. I then powered down and removed the shorting plug. I put the motherboard back in the case and rebuilt the laptop. The system booted right up with no password, got into the BIOS and reset the information.
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