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Paellaman

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Hi, I have an Acer Aspire M3610 desktop with 1.6 gig Intel core duo with 2 gig memory running w7 64 bit. This computer failed to start about 5 months ago and I got the blue screen of death which I eventually cured by re-seating the memory. I also installed w7 in place of the original Vista and the system has worked fine untill this moening. When I switched it on the blue front lights came on and the cd drive light flashed on and off a few times and the hard disk activity light flashed for about 5 seconds and the fan started to run at full speed and continued to run continuously but nothing further happened and the monitor showed no signes of life at all. I have tried re-seating the memory chips and have checked the bios battery which is indicating 3.05 volts but still nothing will start. I have inserted the original w7 disk and this will not load allthough the activity light for th drive flashes a few times. I know that the bios is set to give priority to the cd rom drive but even the seagate disk checking start up disk will not load. I just do not know what to do next and any advice would be very welcome.
Thank you. Paellaman.
 

Paellaman

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Thanks all who read my problems. I got things working in the end by removing the memory banks and re-inserting in unused slots which indicates to me that I have a problem with one of the now unused sockets which is no longer a problem unless I wanted to increase the memory.
Regards Paellaman
 
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