Having problems with your Acer Aspire 1642WLMi Notebook ?

I constantly have the "connection problem" come up and sometimes it turns off...goes grey and then gone....sometimes it does the thing about putting in upgrades and this goes on for hours...no way to get away from it. Can't use the computer when its doing these things..I have taken it to Best Buy twice and the second time they sent it away...won't give me another one that works right till they send it away 3 times!!!! Can you imagine that? I still have to watch carefully when I'm writing things


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You can try a format and reload of the hard drive. This could be an error involving a corrupted OS or an actual hardware fault. Since they replaced the Motherboard it sounds like a hardware error that hasn't been corrected yet. If it is under warranty then my best advice is to continue to work with Best Buy and Acer till it is fixed. If it isn't under warranty you could try to Format and reload your OS. If you have difficulty doing this you might try getting a copy of Knoppix which is a Linux operating system that will run from the CD drive. Once Knoppix is running from the CD format the hard drive and then reboot the system with a Windows installation cd in the drive. Knoppix is Free but you can find it in many book stores with a book of the different commands to guide you.
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