Others found ways of sodering connections back to getter or reinforcing the motherboard. Knowing how to boot from your laptop's disc drive is essential. Aspire Models: Quickly Hit F2 When the computer begins to reboot, start pressing the F2 key. Note: If your computer does not have an internal optical disc drive, an external optical disc drive will be required in order to recover the Operating System using Acer Recovery Media. The system started up with no problem.
I've attempted many methods from bending the case to pulling the bastard apart, screw by screw! To do this make a bootable stick and to put all need it files on it. To boot from usb stick you need to disable secure boot. I already intalled Windows Vista ultimate and works fine. I'll keep posted if this continues to work. It was working well until on day the acer screen would come up then a black screen. The arrow keys are located on the right-hand side of the Acer Aspire keyboard. I have the rescue disks but after installing two of them it tells me that I will lose all infor on the C Drive and really need to access it.
Note: If you do not have a set of Acer Recovery Media you may. If you press it too much, the laptop will make a beeping sound which basically means it ignores anymore presses. You don't have any drives like the hard drive and your disk drive. All you guys please call acer and tell them about your problem warranty or not because they said if they heard more of this problem they may fix our laptops. Afterwards I decided to switch over to mainly using Ubuntu. Top surprise, the error persisted! Drive boots on my personal laptop just fine.
What helped for me was removing the silver foil from the big cover. I would not recommend this to the novice user. Having booted without the battery, and completed the installation procedure it was straight out of the box , I shut down and reattached the battery. Just experienced the same problem with Acer 9301, after upgrading bios from 1. Put the battery back, unplug it and be happy. One day it just got stuck at the Microsoft loading screen and never came back.
Remove the battery and plug it on 1. Problem 2: No possibility of boot Solution: Jam a small stack of three 3 plastic cards I used Gift cards from any store that sells them. Set a compatible display resolution for your display. All the ones I had were oversized. If boots up and runs fine.
I only wish I had the skill to do the replacement myself but that is the likely problem to the boot up problems a lot of you are perplexed with. You should try using just F2 first, but if it doesn't work, reboot and try the three-key process first. So if you go that way and you manage to install the Windows 7, let me know if you manage to do that For your answer, you need to use the third option in the second dropdown box. My best guess is that the reader-head on my hard drive is broken, and this is why it won't boot. I had from the beginning the idea that the machine had a ground problem because of the sparks I saw when I plugged in the ac power cord. To fix this issue: 1.
I dont know what to do. I also don't really want to wipe everything and recreate in Legacy mode, I'll consider it as a last resort option. To disable secure boot you need to : — Set Supervisor Password and press Enter. I opened the socket, and it is locked, but not completely seated. Hey steve, hate to tell you, but you have a hardware issue. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
To my amazement the darn thing worked with no problems or delays. How do I remove the copper heat bracket? The thread you've linked me assumes that I can smoothly get from the Boot Menu to the Where do you want to Install Windows screen i. I have yet to actually test my hunch! That sparks are now gone. At first it was immediately giving a winload. If your computer is unable to run the Acer Recovery process, or errors occur during recovery please. If the ability to reinstall from the previous method is not available or fails, recovery of the Operating System will need to be from Recovery Media. That's my idea and maybe helpfull for others.