laptop trouble

  andymac1 14:17 02 Feb 2007

i have an acer 292 laptop and it wont start up when you turn it on the fan works the cd drive makes a noise and the power light comes on and that is it no screen only the power light could the ram have gone or is it a motherboard problem ????

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:21 02 Feb 2007

Does the HDD led flicker?

Could be booting but your screen is US try plgging in an external monitor look for any error messages.

  andymac1 18:08 02 Feb 2007

no the hdd led does not flicker

  andymac1 21:44 02 Feb 2007

ive tryd an exernal screen no luck

  woodchip 21:47 02 Feb 2007

Try removing then Refit the Hard Drive

  andymac1 22:07 02 Feb 2007

iv just tryd that no luck thanks

  woodchip 22:10 02 Feb 2007

Have you tried starting the Laptop without the Hard Drive??? if it's a Faulty drive, it may then let you boot to BIOS

  woodchip 22:11 02 Feb 2007

Also try booting with the Battery out, only running on mains

  andymac1 22:28 02 Feb 2007

thanks ive just followed your adsvice still nothing

  woodchip 22:32 02 Feb 2007

You are very limited in what you can try in a Laptop with that fault. have you tried reseating memory or if there is two take one out

  andymac1 09:35 04 Feb 2007

thanks ive done all of them now but still no luck

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