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Laptop won't turn on ¶ 

No matter what you do, you can't get your Acer to turn on.

Power Plugged in and On switch hit ¶ 

Before delving into the guts of your Acer, make sure the power switch.... read on.

Drained/bad battery ¶ 

If your Acer won't turn on, .... you may simply have a drained battery.

Bad display ¶ 

It is possible that it appears nothing is happening because the display is bad. If .... it is possible the display is bad and must be replaced.

Hardware Problems/Replacement ¶ 

Some of your hardware is not working properly or needs replaced.

Memory ¶ 

If your Ram is outdated or under performing it may need to be replaced

Hard Disk Drive ¶ 

Corrupted files or bad HDD it may need to be reformatted or replaced

Optical Drives ¶ 

If your laptop wont read discs it may need to be cleaned or replaced

Touch Pads ¶ 

If your laptop touch pad is unresponsive.. It may have loose connectors or need to be replaced

Keyboards ¶ 

If your keyboard is unresponsive a simple cleaning may do the trick.

Software Problems ¶ 

If your laptop powers on fine but your issue is in windows.

Device Drivers ¶ 

Before wiping the contents or your laptop downloading the manufacturers updates may fix your issue

Operating Systems ¶ 

It is possible your issue is a non compatible OS, check the manufacturers website for a compatibility list


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