Having problems with your Acer Aspire 1800 Notebook ?

I push the power button and the light on the button comes on and I can hear something spinning but the laptop won't boot up


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Have anything in display? if there is none, it is an LCD Panel problem and system board problem. If there is display, just open the back part of the laptop and remove the RAM modules and turn it ON. the system should beep. Then turn it OFF and after 1 minute put the RAM modules back and turn the laptop ON. should get the display now
It means it is powering up and the "spinning" is the hard drive running, if it will not boot, try tapping the F8 button right after you press the power on to see if windows will boot in safe mode. Then it can be fixed. If it will not boot in safe mode either the hard drive is "bad" usually a good drive will chatter slightly and quietly when first started, if that happens, it sounds like either windows is no good or not installed. Occasionally if the operating system is writing data from the last shutdown it may take up to 5-10 minutes to load windows, let it run for some time - up to half an hour- and see what it does.
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