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Laptop won't turn on?

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#1 brittanydanielle2009


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Posted 12 February 2010 - 04:14 PM

I have a Acer Aspire 5520 laptop I'm trying to fix and can't find out what is wrong with it. When you press the power button it lights up green for about 2 seconds then turns off while making a clicking sound. It then tries to come on again on its own doing the same thing over and over. Nothing comes up on the monitor. I already know its not the battery because I have taken the battery out and hooked it up to an electrical outlet and it does the same thing. I'm not sure if this makes any difference or not, but I tried taking the hard drive out completely and turning it on just to see what it would do. It did the exact same thing, just minus the clicking sound.

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 12 February 2010 - 05:19 PM

The clicking sound is a bad hard drive
Can you access the BIOS?
Tap the F2 key when you turn it on
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