Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5100-5022 Notebook ?
Acer 3100, NO Boot, keyboard locked out,
\015 I have a Acer 3100 Aspire Notebook. w/ AMD Turion 64 x2, 512mg ram, XP-Pro Media Center SP-2. At present the system is all but dead.\015\012\015\012Power-on OKHDD & DVD appear okGetting power to USB portsNo boot screenKeyboard dead\015\012\015\012A few days ago I was hit by a backdoor virus. and believe this is the reason for my problem as it is a utility to tweak CP. I got the system back up one time and got rid of tha virus. After removing infected program II tried to restore my system to a point before installing the program. At this point the system locked and was forced to do a hard shutdown. My Acer notebook has never booted again.\015\012\015\012I have re-seated memory and HDD Have swapped out HDD, removed battery and recycled power. and no luck there. I even powered up without HDD and got same results.\015\012\015\012I want to know if I removing the CMOS battery would help? I can see the battery and have no problem trying, however it would be nice to have a case diagram for accssing the battery. \015\012\015\012Help is needed in a big way!\015\012I have acer 5020,hard shutdown,no power,no boot, keyboard locked, do you have the solutions?\015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 Posted by\015 \015 \015 B_free\015 \015 on\015 May 01, 2008\015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 Want Answer\015 0\015 \015 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered.\015 \015 \015 \015 4 Comments\015 \015 Flag\015 \015 \015 \015 More\015 \015 \015 \015 \015 Print this page\015 Share this page\015 \015 \015 \015 ×\015 Moderate\015 \015 \015 Help this question get an answer\015 Is this question mis-categorized or about a different product? Help this question get an answer by entering the correct category or product below.\015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 Did you mean? Yes No \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 Cancel\015 Update (+2 points)\015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015\012\015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 Advertisement\015 \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015 \015 \015 \015 \015\012\015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015 \015\012
I have the very same problem. I think that my motherboard may be dead... The problem happened while listening to music through the sound output. Maybe the speakers drained too much current. I don't know... I'm just worried about my HD. I dont want to loose everything.
It is possible for a virus to infect the cmos chip, but i didn't think it was possible unless you were performing a bios flash. however, it may be possible that the virus found a new vulnerability through your tweaking program, if this brogram can change motherboard hardware settings such as front bus speeds...
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