Having problems with your Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop ?

Notebook LCD I have a acer aspire 3680 series model. 1. When I turn on the notebook the display doesn't comes properly. Infact any document that I open which has a white background appears with several horizontal coloured lines. After the notebook runs for 5-10 min all the problem with the display goes away automatically. 2. When I turn on my notebook the time in between the screen with the Acer logo and the window XP logo is accompanied with continious beep sound. Please let me know if anythin


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The screen problem sounds like a leaky capacitor or other failing component that once warmed up exhibits close enough to the correct values to correct the display problem (this usually progressively worsens with every boot of the laptop until no benefit occurs after warm up).

The beeping sound suggests a hardware error, and could be the keyboard. I have seen this on a Satellite and randomly pressing multiple keys on the keyboard momentarily stopped the beeping and allowed the unit to boot (yours seems to be getting past the error beeps on it's own though, suggesting another culprit). The problem could be bad RAM, so pulling one stick of RAM out at a time and starting the computer will eliminate or confirm the RAM as the problem. Other removable hardware such as the hard drive (you would have to install another hard drive to check this one), wireless card, PCMCIA card/device, USB removable hardware (mice, keyboards, wireless antennas, etc...), should be the first devices disconnected to eliminate as being the cause.

Sounds like a real problem child/laptop. Multiple simultaneous problems are always tougher to troubleshoot as they can compliment/effect each other, so look at the one that occurred first. Good luck!
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