Having problems with your Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop ?

The computer is plugged in but it will not turn on

\015 I have an old acer laptop ( about 3-4 years). I wanted to clean it out and give to my daughter to use for games. I started having problems with it and bought a Toshiba. Now the computer is plugged in but it will not turn on when I press the power button. The battery light is yellow. When I remove the battery and leave the computer plugged in I still have no power. What do you think? Since I don't want to invest anymore money into this laptop I would like to try and fix it on my own.\015

Answers :

Try removing battery, press and hold power button for 5 seconds, wait a minute, put battery back in and then try it again. If problem persists, then power supply is likely bad.
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