Having problems with your Acer Ferrari 1100 Notebook ?

Hi there i have a acer ferrari 1100 running vista but on boot up it doesn't load anything the screen stays blank.. can't even get in bios or safe mode..

Answers :

You don't get any picture at all? is your laptop still covered by warranty?

Try connecting a external monitor to the laptop in the connectors it has on the back or on the side.

Do you get picture on the external monitor?

If you don't get picture on the external monitor either, and you don't hear windows starting up sounds. Then the laptop is not turning on at all, Very likely video adapter failure, if you are on warranty give your dealer or acer a call to get the laptop repaired.

Few things you can try at home, unplug and take battery out. open up the memory cover in the bottom of the laptop, take both memory modules out from the laptop, now with no memory plug in the power adapter and try starting up, wait 1 minute and turn the laptop off, now place one of the memory modules back into the laptop and try starting up again, remember to unplug the power when your connecting or disconnecting parts from the laptop.

Does the laptop start up? If not, then take the ram module out from the laptop again, this time place it on the other memory slot and try again. If it still doesn't start up repeat the above with the other memory module if you have two.

At this point if your not getting any picture on a external monitor and the laptop is completely dead, its most likely a motherboard or a video adapter failure. contact acer or your dealer for service. if your on warranty the repair is free.
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