Having problems with your Acer Ferrari 3400 Notebook ?

My acer 3400 on startup shows the ferrari intial image then normally would go to mostly balck screen with a status bar filling up on the bottom of the screen. I am only getting the first startup image. Then just black screen. I can use F2 to get to setup or control alt delete to restart. But no other image than the beginning


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There could be several problems going on here.....lets assume the windows start up is corrupt or something has corrupted the master boot record. There is a feix below. follow the fix and see if that helps......
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\015\012Windows Start-up Errors
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\015\012First, The basics. You will need a Windows XP CD. If you only have a recovery disk set like the ones from a HP or Compaq, they will not do what you want. You can normally use a Dell disk, also retail box disks (XP Purchased from the store), or some OEM versions of XP will work (most of these will have the Microsoft hologram on them).
\015\012When you get the system started and it finds your startup disk you will see a screen that says Press any Key to boot from CD. I normally use the space bar as my any key and then you should see a blue screen that says Windows setup in the left hand corner. Wait until you see the welcome to setup screen and then click the "R" key to get to the Recovery Console How long it takes to get to each of these depends on the speed of your system, but I will tell you that it will take a few minutes to finally get to the Console.
\015\012Once you are at the Recovery Console you will be given at least one choice of Windows installations. Normally the choice you want is the number 1 choice. Click the number 1 key at the "top" of the keyboard and click enter.
\015\012You will be given a message asking for the administrator password. Unless someone or something has messed with your computer there is no password so you just click the enter key.
\015\012This will bring you to a prompt that says:
\015\012 C:\\WINDOWS>
\015\012Type: cd \\ and then click enter
\015\012( Note: between "cd" and "\\" there should be a "blank space" otherwise the command won't work. If you find that a command hasn't worked make sure you typed it correctly. These are similar to old DOS commands where spaces had to go between each command so DOS knew where one command stopped and another started.)
\015\012You are now at the ROOT of the drive where it all begins. The Prompt should now say C:\\>
\015\012Now type: CHKDSK /R and click enter.
\015\012The chkdsk / r command also includes the P command and will also look for lost recoverable information in bad sectors.
\015\012Now after the chkdsk has run type: FIXBOOT then click enter.
\015\012It may prompt you with a warning but continue through it and once fixboot has finished type: EXIT and click enter.
\015\012Your system should reboot and when it does click the F8 button to get a windows start menu. Use the up or down arrow to highlight the LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIGURATION and click enter. If it was a simple drive error this should have fixed it.
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\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. This happens when the Windows system corrupts. Try and start the computer in safe mode, you can do it by pressing F8 key continuously when you turn the laptop on. If not then check whether the RAM dim is correctly and firmly installed, to check this you'll need to disassemble the laptop. Also make sure that the fans are working.\015\012
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\015\012Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance. \015\012
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\015\012Thanks\015\012
\015\012Rylee
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