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    Default Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    Hey guys,got a mates laptop here and it doesn't boot up.
    Fan spins for a few secs then nothing.There is a little green light which stays on.I have tried an external monitor but still nothing.

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    Could be overheating. Does it beep or anything?

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    No beeps.

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    I take it its going by power? Only thing I can think of its overheating. It may need a clean out

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    There is a fair bit of fluff so I will give a clean,cheers.

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    Do the fans turn off?

    Have you tried removing the battery?
    Life is about give and take.
    Shame some people take take take.

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    I gave it a good clean out and still won't boot.The fans turn off and have removed battery,still nothing.

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    replace the cmos battery. Or the other battery

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    The green light usually means its got power, normally via the mains. Unplug the power from the laptop and it should go out.

    If it shuts down right away (fans etc) and stays off, it may have a blown Motherboard = $$$$ unless its still under warranty. Over heating, even with clogged ducts it should try to boot and at least get some sort of display, even for a minute.
    Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.

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    Default Re: Acer Aspire 4520 won't boot

    would it be at the back or under the keyboard?

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