Having problems with your Acer PC Laptops ?

Laptop starts to boot, goes through XP screen and then totally powers off


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Number of things here could be the problem, one is you may have a virus but if common w/ all Acer laptops then eliminates this possibility. Other possibility is bad hard drive or motherboard. Suggest you run the windows recovery console from the windows XP disc and run chkdsk /r at the dos window, then see how it responds. (the repair cosole is a basic tool and sometimes does not fix the problem but is a start). Another suggestion is try booting up from a ERD disk such as ERD Commander 2005. If you can boot up into a operating system from a CD then chances are strong you have a bad HD.
You have to isolate the problem. you need to know if its a hardware or a software problem.
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\015\012first, turn the computer using the AC adapter. (you need to disconnect the battery from the computer). If system loaded fine, it means to say that the battery doesn't have enough power to power on the computer. If the same thing happens, you can try loading the system to the bios screen. if this works fine, it means to say that windows could be causing your system to shut itself off. If the same thing happens, you might need to remove the components of the computer one by one. (memory, hard drive, cd drive).
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