Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5520-5908 Notebook ?

Hello! I have an Acer Aspire 5520G Laptop 2 years old. On the weekend it suddenly decided to stop working. When I push the on button it goes to power up, the light flashes green and then it clicks and stops. A few seconds later it will go to power up again and then it clicks and stops.The whole process will keep reapeating itself.The only way to stop it is to remove the battery and make sure the mains power is disconnected. The screen stays black and doesnt boot up at all. Any advice apart from


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Try to check the memory card reseat or clean it ( the edge connector with gel eraser), do this when battery is out and its AC power plug.

Did it undergoes some maintenance check in two years. Maybe you should, dirt, dust build up maybe the cause, and some contact is building a thin film of insulation commonly on copper coated connector.

Sometimes some add in device is out/faulty causing erratic behavior. Other thing is the hard drive and ODD devices. Reseat ODD and hard drive.

And oh, check your battery, one usual suspect of that.
These laptops are legendary known about these errors. Rumor says it is\015\012caused by loose CMOS batteries. Try to push the case of the laptop in\015\012the middle of the keyboard when turning on with medium force. It is\015\012even better to push where the CMOS battery is installed. Just Google\015\012for some motherboard pictures to find its location (its perhaps\015\012somewhat left or right next to the power on switch).
\015\012If this solves the problem you should find a way to permanently prevent your CMOS battery from getting loose.
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