Laptop won't boot up

  sugarbabe 20:31 16 Aug 2007
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Hi am trying to mend an acer 2300 travelmate which won't boot up. when turned on lights appear but doesn't beep.So far i have

* removed hard drive and slaved in caddy hard drive was fine and all work is saved.

* tried to boot with battery removed still no joy

* tried safe mode no joy

* tried to boot from home xp disc - nothing

* attached to external monitor - nothing

I'm thinking it is either the cpu or motherboard but not sure how to proceed. Also cannot get hold on manual when i go on acer site manual page won't appear!!!!

  VoG II 20:37 16 Aug 2007

User guide click here

  Technotiger 20:38 16 Aug 2007

Have you tried this download site ...

click here

  sugarbabe 20:39 16 Aug 2007

Now got manual thanks trying to understand picture to find cpu.

Do you think it is cpu that needs replacing??

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:22 16 Aug 2007

Any LEDs or fan noise when switched on?

  sugarbabe 21:26 16 Aug 2007

no fan noise not sure what u mean by LED's sorry, nothing at all on screen if thats what you mean

  VoG II 21:31 16 Aug 2007

Any lights?

  sugarbabe 21:36 16 Aug 2007

only power light

  Ashrich 00:44 17 Aug 2007

What about dicky memory , how much is in there , if 2 sticks try with one

Ashley

  sugarbabe 22:12 18 Aug 2007

i've tried removing and putting back all ram. still no joy. Any other ideas????

  Taff™ 09:02 19 Aug 2007

Remove battery and power cable then hold the power on button for 20 seconds. Replace battery and power supply and cross fingers!

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