Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100-5022 Notebook ?

It just doesn't want to turn on . . .

\015 My laptop froze totally in the middle of running Windows live Messenger and wouldn't respont to aything - even after running the task manager to close the non responsive programs. I saw the ony way to shut it up being to turn it off . . \015\012\015\012. . and now it won't turn back on! i press the power button and release; the computer seems to turn on (lights and sounds and everything, though nothing appears on the screen). . for 3 seconds . . before shutting off again. What the heck is going on?\015

Answers :

Reseat the memory (unplug it, ensure the contacts are all clean, blow any dust out of the plug, and put it back in). Occasionally poor contact on one of the pins of the memory is the culprit.
\015\012
\015\012You need to do it with both memory modules. Sometimes one is underneith the keyboard... which is more difficult to get at. Get a hold of the manual for your notebook for more instructions on that.
When you are booting up the notebook, keep pressing F8, so as to get into safe mode.\015\012\015\012When prompted highlight the line ' Last Known Good Configuration' and press enter for a reboot and to take you back into windows as normal.\015\012\015\012I don't think messenger had anything to do with the problem, so if you aren't even able to get the notebook to get as far as safe mode menu and it just shuts down you may have a processor or motherboard problem, and i would suggest taking to a repairer as laptops can be quite difficult to get up and running after any hardware changes.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Acer Aspire 5100-5022 Notebook

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Problem with my ASUS W3J also with BIOS.


Sounds like your hard drive is toast. Replace your hard drive and try again. If it continues, it may be time to replace your laptop.Also check your recovery disks for heavy or concentrate scratches. ... ASUS W3J PC Notebook

Hello, I have problem with my webcam. My PC is HP compaq 6735s and my webcam is not working, when I want to turn it on it just says me to turn it on, I try to install some applications, but it doesnt help, they cant find camera and want me to plug it in, but it is built-in so I really dont know how to solve it, please help


Hello, I have problem with my webcam. My PC is HP compaq 6735s and my webcam is not working, when I want to turn it on it just says me to turn it on, I try to install some applications, but it doesnt help, they cant find camera and want me to p ... HP Compaq 6735s Notebook

My computer light turns on then off, no fan no screen


Changed the power supply and Power On switch?New parts? Okay. We'll come back to them. For now, lets look over some simple things.I can tell you that even after 20+ years as a tech, I still get a little zealous, when it comes to bui ... Smart Modular SV3170A

HP Pavillion dv9005us screen stays dark


Lets start with the power, make sure it is charging by looking at the ring on the side that lights up when the power cable is plugged in. If this is on, then make sure the light on the front of the laptop is on. If it is charging and it is detecing p ... HP Pavilion dv9005us Notebook

HP DV2503TX LCD won't turn on


Doesnt seem to be the screen by the sound of things...first of all splitting into 8 screens is not motherboard problem neither is blue screen..\015\012if you have bad sectors on hd screen wont come on...\015\012if have faulty mem cards wo ... HP Pavilion dv2000t Notebook

Acer AL1912 sometimes doesnt start


Try reseating your cable connections. While you have them off, take some compressed air and clean both the connection ports on the back of the computer and cable connections. Check to make sure there are no bent pins on the cable connectors. If you k ... Acer AL1912 19" LCD Monitor

G25 wheel not responding


Hey! I had a similar problem! Only the weel tried to calibrate itself, but itjust "twitched"So I tried replacing the power cord with a similar one from an older wheel. Didn't work for me.I opened it up and voilá, same p ... Logitech G25 Wheel And Pedals Set

Noisy fan after a few minutes start up


Yeah. i had this problem too. the fan is noisy because it is garbage. it needs to be replaced if you want to get rid of the noice. you moving the laptop wen the noise first started is just coincidence. the heatsink is fine, but the fan itself is poor ... Acer Aspire 5100-5033 Notebook

Emachines problem... PSU works but comp doesnt turn on


Hi,\015\012I don't want to tell you a color because it could be different than the actual. Look at the front of the computer and trace the wire that goes to the switch and follow it to the mother board. If you have a volt meter you could measure the ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

I cant even turn it off, it doesnt connect to the monitor it says its on power safe mode. When I plug it in, the fan runs, the machine runs and turns on but nothing out of it, the mouse and keyboard dont work with it


Hello there, sorry to hear about your problems with this machine.The first thing you will want to do it shut it all the way down (hold the power button in for 10 seconds or so).Once it has been shut down go ahead and unplug EV ... PC Desktops

Black screen for hp laptop


Hi, Initially, a couple of ideas ou may want to explore:\015\012\015\012hook an external monitor. Often there would be a VGA connector at the rear of a laptop specifically for this purpose. It wou ... HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

Boot up problem


You need to press f9 while its loading then go to command prompt, you want to then type in command bootrec.exethen bootrec/fixboot and ten bootrec/fixmbr ....sometimes its just bootup and other times it will be drivers or dhll files causeing yo ... Toshiba Satellite A100-S2311TD Notebook

HP pavillion,10 yrs old, compter turns on fans run but will not boot. No flickering light in front. Monitor sounds like it clicks on then clicks off but picture never lights up. Monitor does the same thing when computer is off but cable is connected. Monitor will turn on and ask for cable when it is disconnected. Power supply fan had to be replaced before these problems started and computer probably overheated


A computer that still runs from 1999 is on its last leg. It could be numerous and numerous things. If things just went coo coo, i would suspect something with the powersupply affected the system. www.newegg.com Order a new cheap power supply, 300 wat ... HP Pavilion 754n PC Desktop

HELP ME PLEASE!!


If you have the cd that came with the system you might be able to boot off the cd into safe mode and from the sounds of it if you have nothin irreplaceable on the drive you might just want to format the drive and start over. ... PC Desktops

My toshiba A200 screen occasionally turns black and music also stops. When i try manually restarting my laptop, sometimes it works but most of the time it doesnt boot at all. Sometimes it doesnt even go into the Toshiba screen and stays black. The power light is on but when it stays black, the 4th light wont turn on either.


This sounds like a hard drive is, or has failed. Either that or the RAM (memory has gone bad)\015\012Did you let the laptop overheat? Was it left on for a long time? Or is this just an old machine ?\015\012I would replace the hard drive, ... Toshiba Satellite A200-0ET00X Notebook

PC Problem, p4 processor, intel D850GB . I think its the cpu


Yes you do buy a new processor but here a tip to work it properly because its old enough your motherboard, when you buy a new processor, bring your CPU to the Computer Center, the company you buy a new processor, let them put it in your CPU. If ... Computer Processors

Sony Vaoi built cam doest work on messenger


I have a gateway fx gameing laptop!! i was having probs with the cam going dark on me after a bit while using yahoo messenger..it was also freezing up but that i found out was cause yahoo SUCKS **** LOL...i downloaded msn messenger, not msn liv ... Sony VAIO VGN-SZ430N/B Notebook

When i try an open system restore the window appears blank, an my laptop doesnt no what the internet is when i try an open internet explorer it asks me what program to use, all this started after i ran i system restore


You might want to print this out:1) Turn off your laptop.2) Press the "on" button on your laptop, and *immediately* start tapping on the F8 key on your keyboard. This should bring up a black screen with white text on it. ... PC Desktops

Acer Aspire 3050 blue screen


When you first power your computer on, you'll want to press F2 to get into the bios. If you're lucky, your bios will have the option to turn off the Automatic Restart on System Failure. It may be worded differently, but if you can turn that off, then ... Acer Aspire 3050-1733 Notebook

Will not load.


My old computer had a problem like this, i think the only way to fix a problem like this would be to reformat your hard drive and reinstall your operating system, which would delete everything on your hard drive...if you do not want to lose the files ... Acer Aspire E380-UD420A (ASE380-UD420A) PC Desktop

Sd card reader doesnt seem to work


I had the same problem as you describe on my Medion P6611 laptop (and on a previous Medion desktop that was, sadly, stolen from my apartment in early December. But I digress...) I called Medion tech support (which I have never found to be anything l ... Medion md40298 Notebook

Laptop wont turn on this a weird one!!! Please help!


Hi,Its very unfortunate but you've short circuit your power supply and before it get worse, please check it out with your vendor asap. It might cause severe problems.I'll not suggest you to get your hands on to resolve this. ... PC Laptops

Laptop wont turn on this a weird one! Please help! Hi-Grade C5514


Have u tried ur laptop without ac power i mean on battery see if ti works otherwise the only hope b4 running for help from service centre is get RAMactually now a days 2 chips are prefferred by laptop manufacturers for fast performance i ... PC Laptops

When i plug it in and turn it on the power light come on, then the battery light turns red, it has to charge for about an hour before the battery light turns green, but still nothing further happens.


Not really sure what your asking here but im gonna assume your just staying your not getting any response at all from your computer when you try to turn it on. So if thats the case continue, if not please post a comment onto this message and try to ... Acer Aspire 9300-3642 Notebook

HP pavilion tx 2000 does not turn on


I have exactly the same problem. Unhappily, the answer is that the motherboard is defective and HP will not admit that this line of computers has a manufacturer's problem. Your only solution is a $400.00 repair or the purchase of a better computer fr ... HP Pavilion TX2000Z Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4365 seconds