Having problems with your Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook ?

I caught a virus and caused the notebook to crash. I reformatted the computer using the recovery disks that came with it. Will this get rid of whatever virus was on it? Or would it just be better to replace the hard drive and would it be difficult to do? My laptop is about 5 years old.


Answers :

It will get rid of it cause it was never there when installed
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Toshiba 5205-s503 won't start up


In my 15 year career in electronics, among other companies, I have most notably worked for United Technologies as Test Engineering Technician and as an Electronic Failure Analysis Technician for Jabil (Circuit.) I am unemployed due to US electronics ... Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 Notebook

Toshiba Satellite L30 locked up


If you have had the laptop less than a year they should replace it, but the MK8037GSX drive is not a good drive. So, to avoid this issue in the future, i would suggest replacing with an aftermarket one such as:\015\012\015\012 ... Toshiba PC Laptops

In clearing up a virus, we lost some files that are key to internet connecting.. Our wireless signal is excellent but when we go out to the net, we get no page connections. What files are needed? I have 2 of these notebooks EeePC 1000H.


Try doing a "system restore" going back a day of so before the "virus" problem. With XP and VISTA System Restore is an EXCELLENT fix and quite smart; you can always return to your original settings. Dont bother with and free Downloads or quick fix pr ... ASUS Eee PC 1000H Laptop

I caught a virus and caused the notebook to crash. I reformatted the computer using the recovery disks that came with it. Will this get rid of whatever virus was on it? Or would it just be better to replace the hard drive and would it be difficult to do? My laptop is about 5 years old.


It will get rid of it cause it was never there when installed ... Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

Laptop hinges I have Gateway model MX6708, the outer plastic body of laptop from the hinges area is cracking, left hinge is completely cracked & right side will crack any time, I have extended warranty & I show this laptop to BestBuy tech. he said this is a physical damage & not coverd under this warranty. Please help me to fix this problem.


As far as the warranty coverage from Best Buy goes, it's a lot better than just what the manufacturer offers when you buy the unit. When you purchase the laptop, the sales associate is taught to offer you warranties of various dollar amounts dependin ... PC Laptops

I have Purchased 4 years ago my Sony vaio lapto in the US and I brought this here to the Philippines. Now, it was shut off and according to the repairman the motherboard was destroyed. what shall i do? Does it have the possibility to be repaired?


A replacement motherboard may not be a cost effective solution, even if you can find a replacement motherboard.\015\012If it was me I would remove the hard drive and insert it into an USB hard drive adapter case and use it as an USB external ha ... Sony VAIO VGN-AR630E Notebook

Power Up Problem


If its unplugged and its doing this with a charged battery, then the battery may be bad and its max charge is so small that it wont start but says its full.\015\012\015\012Try removing the battery and plugging it in and starting it, if it ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S265 Notebook

COMPAQ SPS-BD 1394 Motherboard - replacing microprocessor and memory


I normally ask for more information when people post problems but I can't even be bothered to go through all this driver to get to the root of your problem. Cut out the c**p and give the necessary.\015\012\015\012As a former tech, you should know wha ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

COMPAQ SPS-BD 1394 Motherboard - replacing microprocessor / cannibalizing into a Compaq Presario S5010NX, Prod. # DN032A-ABA, with a 2.5GHz Celeron w/ virtual memory problem. Details below


Hi dearwhy not make aconnection with another pc to other pc with crossing cable, you can sharing anything there, file ,printer...and allokecropp ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

Fast dying battery and not charging


To fix the laptop would not be cheap, it needs to be pulled apart completely (it would be time consuming) to get to the motherboard and the power jack. You could do it yourself. I suggest you get a temperature controlled soldering iron for this job. ... HP Pavilion ze4145 Notebook

Dark pink Dell Inspiron 6000 display


Your wallet will be yelling a bit. The display problems are typical of the back lighting system going out. These are the lights inside the display that light it up enough for you to see it. Without them the images are still there but too ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

Laptop screen flickered, went grey and now won't come on


The video chip is on the motherboard, would not be cost effective to replace, and the motherboard replacement would not be cheap. Get a quote first, they could charge for a quote and then offset it against the repair cost should you go ahead.\0 ... PC Laptops

Slow system, hard disk problem?


First off, get any important data off NOW. If it took 48 hours for disk check to run AND it found bad clusters your hard drive is on it's way out. Consider yourself lucky that you are getting an early warning sign. Normally computers get slow for the ... Acer PC Desktops

Computer freezes My granddaughter has had this computer about 1 year and we have had to have recovery done several times. It keeps freezing up after about 10-15 min. It came with Vista operating program.


I have several recommendations you should consider:\015\012\015\0121: Disable hibernation option. Vista has not perfected this yet. If it freezes when you try to wake it up, this might be the problem.\015\0122: Identify how much R ... Gateway MX8711 Notebook

Toshiba Satelite A105S2617 Power Problem


Hey buy dell laptop. they have some gud warrenty options. They replace hardware for free upto 4 years max if they are faulty. ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

Icons green tint to them


I'm not sure but I think this model uses an integrated graphics card which would then involve replacing the entire motherboard.\015\012\015\012It may be that the screen backlight is getting old - they often age by showing a tint, usually ... ASUS A6Km Notebook

Reloading windows xp


Replacement Drive? If you are talking about a Hard Drive the answer is: You can buy any hard drive as long as it is the same type from any computer store. Take your Hard Drive to the store and tell the sales person that you want another hard drive ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

I upgraded the memory from 1Gb to 2 Gb but my laptop's still slow


Look system performance like gettin slow depends on the condition of hard disk actually after 3 years of use and sometimes new hard drive also gets damaged and slow down bcoz of jerks and\015\012bumps during transportation it degrades there performan ... Toshiba Satellite M55-S3512 Notebook

Acer 5580 WXMi Laptop Won't Turn On


I believe the problem with your laptop is the bios, have you tried reseting it or even changing the bios battery. The only other option would be the mother has died suddenly therefore giving you the bsod, even though the op system is probably fine. ... Acer Aspire 5580 Notebook

Toshiba Laptop Computer was working fine and suddenly just started turning off. When attempting to reboot, error messages came up saying something about an error in Windows XP and "bad Hard Disc C". Before I could read all of the messages, the computer would shut down again. We attempted to have it repaired by a small business and they stated that the memory card was bad and that we had some viruses. They "cleaned up" our system and put in a new memory card. Two weeks later the computer just shu


Sounds to me as if the memory card was only part of the issues with the laptop, if you had some viruses and it destroyed the memory, then they didn't do a very good job of cleaning all the viruses out of the computer, you might be better off replacin ... Toshiba PC Laptops

This notebook is less than 5 months old. The only way it works is to use the mouse, the pad no longer works. I don't want to take it back to where I bought it because there is sensitive information on the hard drive. Any way to fix it myself?


Hi the pad can be turned off either with a button close to the touchpad or with a button combination like FN+F6, one of the F1 to f12 keys will have a blueish icon with a finger pointing at a "pad" on it, that would probably be the touchpad. which tu ... Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

Will NOT start up, or switch on. battery and or Mains power green lights blink orange./ yellow. been doing it for months, so I do not turn it off, seems to run ok once it is going, but it is slow, had a new motherboard a year or so back - its a satellite TE2100. if I unplug the battery or the mains until the orange lights stop flashing and reconnect mains power, I MAY get a green light, then after fitting battery , that will glow orange, and eventually go green , but no guarantee that it will st


Hello and thank you for using Fixya's services. I have a couple of questions and some troubleshooting tips for you:Questions: Is the splash screen coming on at all? Any picture or text right when you boot up? What Window ... PC Laptops

Turn power on fan working No Picture, what can I


Hello Ronnie,\015\012Thank you for using Fixya's services. I have a couple of questions and some troubleshooting tips for you:Questions: Is the splash screen coming on at all? Any picture or text right ... Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

Computer dies on me (can't say it better due to no technical knowledge; pls read :-)


The 'click' sound you hear when your computer goes off is the hard drive head parking itself.  It does this whenever the machine shuts down to prevent damage.As for the problem itself, I believe your computer is overheating.  Th ... Acer TravelMate 290LCi Notebook

Dell xps m1530 formatted hdd now it wont boot


You might find part of this general trouble shooting process might help? Especially the part of changing you Primary Boot drive so you can load Windows.\012\012Assuming you are Windows based and not knowing your specific OS? \012 Your p ... Dell XPS M1530 Laptop
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.2715 seconds