Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook ?

Hi! I have an Acer Aspire 5100 BL51 notebook that worked fine yesterday, today I'm greeted with 1 long beep and 2 short beeps along with a dark screen! Memory & HD are seated. I don't believe there is a graphics "card" that can be replaced. I'm about to go on a trip in 2 weeks and needed to take it with me... Can you help?


Answers :

Hi

1 long and 2 short is a video adapter failure, its very common with this series of laptops.

The video card is most likely build into the motherboard, some rare acer aspire models have a replaceable vga module

I checked the acer parts, they do not have a PCB video board for this model, meaning that the video card is integrated to the mainboard.

the price of the mainboard is around 200 euro
http://www.zandparts.com/acer/index.php?cPath=561_562_1028_19464

If you are in warranty please use your warranty and contact acer for repair service.

If you are outside of warranty replace the mainboard yourself, take it to someone or buy a new laptop.
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