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Ok I have an Acer with Windows 8.1 on it, yesterday I was watching a movie and it went off and now won't come back on. I follo

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December 27, 2017 6:37:28 AM

Help my laptop started acting wonky yesterday I turned it off and it wouldn't boot up. I followed the advice on here saying push the small hole to reset it on the bottom and now it won't even load at all what can I do?

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December 27, 2017 3:48:10 PM

NOTE: Yes, I know some batteries are not so easy to get to, on some devices. However, it should be removable/replaceable. Unless it is under warranty, then you should contact the manufacturer first.


Try the following and see if it will turn on...

1. Unplug your charger cord.
2. Remove the battery.
3. Press and hold the "Power" button for 30 seconds.
4. Now plug back in the power/charger cord.
5. Now put the battery back in.

If this doesn't help, then test the power cord to see if it is good. Either try your cord in another device, or try another devices cord in your laptop. You may also want to try charging it when the device is off, rather than on. If it works then, the cord is probably the issue.

Should that not be the problem, then check the battery to see if it needs replacing.

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