Having problems with your Acer Computer AOA150 Notebook ?

THere is NO POST screen, nor bios, not the Acer logo WHen I power it up, the power button gets lighted up. Otherwise, the screen stays blank, black and dark. THe HDD led shows no activity. and i did load the bios update 3309, open the folder and copy two files to a formatted fat usb stick. Rename the file FLASHIT to FLASHIT.EXE and the second file 3309.fd(bios file) to ZG5IA32.FD still have same problem.


Answers :

Hello,

Sounds like there may be more than one issue.

It's not entirely clear from your notes if the failure to post happened before or after your attempted flash of the BIOS.

If it happened after it's entirely possible that the BIOS update was corrupted or simply failed to copy properly. If this is the case you may have damaged your motherboards firmware and this is extremely difficult or even impossible to repair depending on the motherboard.

If you had the symptoms prior to trying the flash update then there are a few steps we can attempt to see what is wrong.

The first is to connect an external monitor and see if you get a BIOS or Acer logo showing up, if you do we may be able to diagnose and repair this. If you do not then the issue is certainly with the motherboard and in most cases not cost effective to repair.

Please comment back letting me know the order in which the symptoms appeared and of the attempts made so far. Also include notes as to whether or not you get a display image when running an external monitor.

Hopefully we can resolve this without a new motherboard for you,

Chris
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