Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5520-5579 Notebook ?

When i start my aspire 5520 laptop the screen is black theres no mouse no booting nothing at all


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If it accesses the hard disk - you'll hear a soft whirring and clinking - it could be the video not working, and this would require sending the unit for repair.

If it doesn't even do that, and yet the hard disk spins up, it could well be the memory. Try opening the memory bay door on the bottom, extracting the RAM chip (it is held by two small tabs at the sides, which must be gently pried open), and reinserting, wiggling it slightly to seat it firmly. If you have a compressed air can handy, blow air in the RAM slot.

Almost any other trouble should make itself "heard" through a sequence of BEEPs at boot.

One last thing - if "nothing at all" means, absolutely no noise, the Acer stays dead -- no lights, no sounds -- then maybe it's simply the AC adapter not working, and the battery gone flat; or as it sometimes happen, the battery is busted and interferes with the AC adapter. In such cases, you will be able to boot if you remove the battery and run on the AC adapter alone.
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