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Acer Extensa 5635G won't start up

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by benckie, Nov 3, 2011.

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  1. benckie

    benckie Thread Starter

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    Hi all, just wanted to ask you all for any suggestions on how to fix this problem.

    Shut down my laptop as normal lastnight, went to start it this morning and nothing..:eek: the battery light says its fully charged but if i take the battery out and try using it with just the power adapter to start no lights at all come on and of course it doesn't start. I have checked the power adapter with multimeter and its putting out correct voltage.

    I am out of warranty by 2 months :mad:

    Also how do i find the switch that indicates whether the lid is open or not?
    and where is the reset button located?

    Thanks in advance for any helpful information
    benckie;)
     
  2. ekim68

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    If you're getting the right readings for the power adapter then it might be a motherboard that's gone south. Try pushing the power button for 20 seconds and release. Then after a few more seconds push it again and see if it comes on..
     
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    usually near the hinges
     
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