Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook ?

Beeps at boot up

\015 Hi I have a friends acer aspire 5100 that was getting stuck on the wondows login screen.So I used GPARTED and saw there were 3 partitions.two were 50+ gigs and the 3rd was 4.11 gigs.So I used GPPARTED to make one partition.So I tried to format it but wouldn't see the drive. So I used GPARTED again and saaw that it wasn't allocated.So I then booted with GPARTED again and now have a bigger problem.Now it boots with beeps,, one long and two short so is a vid prob now as the screen is black.any suggestions on how/what program to useto get the drivers to install so I can see the screen?\015

Answers :

It could be video, or memory. those are the two beeps. the best way i found is download nlite and slipstream service pack three into a new windows setup cd and it should work fine...for detailed instructions feel free to email me [email protected]
Get out the recovery disks you made from the files on the laptop (before you blasted the original partitions) and bite the bullet for a full reformat and re-installation. Your recovery disk info was most likely in the 4.1Gb partition that was so gleefully obliterated with Gparted. You probably don't have these disks, so you'll have to call Acer Customer Support and ask for recovery disks for your exact serial number.
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