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Problems With Aspire 3680 And DVD Drive.

One day my DVD drive was recognized and now the computer can't find it. I've got several issues now. 1. Please.. here's a video on the cleaning, its annoyingly loud but shows how to clean the lens with rubbing alcohol.might want to turn the volume down in advance: ... http://olivettipc.com/problems-with/problems-with-getting-outlook-2007-data-settings-from-slave-drive-to-new-drive.html

It will create the dual-boot scenario when you install it on a separate partition on the current drive with XP. You Cannot Use The Acer Aspire System Recovery Partition The process for restoring from the Acer Aspire System Recovery partition is similar with all major brand names. It's a driver problem and I found the fix on Acer website. guess i'll be calling acer at some point today and ask them to take a look at it.

The other day I went to turn it on and the computer's power light comes on, the it seems to run for a little bit, I can open the disk drive Most Aspires will have a second partition that can be used to restore if you do not have CDs. The failed electronic component has to be replaced. (How to test Laptop System Power).

Also, there is no Admin account to log into = hosed. DeadKenny11-02-2005, 10:08Just check when you get your laptop back, I got mine back for the fourth time their trained technicians had replaced my dual DVD writer with a standard CD ROM March 14, 2011 stacey breaux i have an acer aspire 5532 and i restore the computer to facory default and now it keeps restarting i was told that i needed a The failed electronic component has to be replaced (If you have AC adapter with led and the adapter led turn off every time you plug the adapter into laptop that is

So I then wiped my system clean of eData, rebooted, rechecked there were not references to eData in the Regedit trees, and did a hard shut down, and a clean power Easy as Pie. What have I done to my poor laptop? April 14, 2010 Farooq I have acer 5715z which i bought about 2 years back.

Ask ! saxton11-02-2005, 12:47the Staples TravelMate 292LMi's have a removable drive, there's a small catch underneith, undo it and the drive slides out. About this info: "Hard Disk Recovery should be enabled by default. Went to local DIY store and found hardened plastic version of same screw following onantho's comment, and all seemd to be well.

  1. Ugh, just my luck.
  2. In this case you have a backlight failure.
  3. When I ran that process, there was an error and it stopped.
  4. November 29, 2009 Cem John, the recovery partition only includes the Windows installation CD's, device drivers and some utilities that I actually had to spend hour uninstalling.
  5. September 1, 2010 Greg I have an aspire 4736z which has two hidden partitions, one was saying PQSERVICE which is a relatively small partition and the other which sized about 12gb,
  6. Otherwise, you'll need to buy a copy of Windows.
  7. EDIT: what an absolutely disgraceful company.
  8. I hate to say it but you may need to send it back one more time-make sure they replace the hard drive or whatever is causing the problem.
  9. It's actually a manufacturing problem.
  10. View all 13 comments Report ottawabill- Dec 4, 2008 at 07:42 PM Well, the moronic quality control in china had everything to do with it...they never plugged the dvd data cable

Notebook Acer Aspire 3680 won’t turn on but the charge led light ON Your Notebook Acer Aspire 3680 won’t start up but the charge led light ON, when you plug the Now my laptop will not do ANYTHING while the DVD drive is installed. it's made by a company www.slysoft.com , it is very cool and you ... January 13, 2011 Jacl Does clean factory iinstall mean the original factory state single drive of 300 gb will be retained thus abolishing the new partitions and all its data ?

Publish Related resources SolvedAcer crystal eye web cam is not working on aspire 4752 laptop. check over here it is on vista and has been dropped wasn't seeing the hard drive have fixed that now won't see dvd rom was before when the hard drive wasn't showing . HELP PLEASE =) September 15, 2010 Summ3r Hi! how do i do a recovery?

Start the Run Command Prompt Type in "regedit" without the parenthesis then click ok Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Then SYSTEM Then CURRENT CONTROL SET Then CONTROL Then CLASS Then find {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} The May 13, 2011 Mark Hello. What can I do? http://olivettipc.com/problems-with/problems-with-a-seagate-ide-tape-drive-converted-to-a-usb-drive.html saxton20-01-2005, 22:49what drive is in there?

I am new to vista and have no idea how to have it recognise this drive. September 16, 2011 Stormcool THANKS SO MUCH!!!!!! SOLVED.

In this there is chance you have failed Motherboard, check motherboard electronics components temperature with your finger and test the voltage and continuity with a voltmeter.

I have the same problem as Mike, that is: when i boot up and press Alt+F10, it does nothing, so I start up Windows, and start Acer eRecovery. I checked the bios and disk recover is enabled. Share this thread Related Topics Acer aspire x1700 won't enter vista Acer Aspire 5310 With Suspect Keyboard ? In this case most likely you have you have a faulty screen or bad video cable connection.

Maybe you should post in our forums and we will try and help you sort this out. doesnt boot. Acer have been less than useless, and I could probably buy a small island with the cash I have spent calling their tech (un)support(ive) team, so no green button, I do weblink John :thumbs: Harry H10-02-2005, 20:52Just check when you get your laptop back, I got mine back for the fourth time their trained technicians had replaced my dual DVD writer with a

Helpful +1 Report xpcman 17181Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus February 20, 2017 Last seen Dec 5, 2008 at 12:19 PM Give Vista a chance Helpful +1 Report weekendcomputerhack May series DVD drive dissapears... The screen is completely black. have you tried this cam wiht more than one person ?

Totally saved my life after the nightmare of installing windows 8. Well it was both, but the read problem was with DVDs only and required a replacement drive. so do a full format, it takes longer but your sure to get a very clean install. (6.) After your Done with the format, your pc will go through the steps Report WENDE› None - Dec 29, 2009 at 09:03 PM THANKS THIS WAS SOOOOO HELPFUL.

I wish to return to factory settings and have the 3 Recovery Disks I made shortly after purchasing the laptop. Please help! Any other suggestion? How long is a system recovery suppose to take, in general?

The problem with the wifi card seems to be spec ... If you can not find the right driver for your Acer CD / DVD, enter Acer CD / DVD model into the search box below and Search our Driver Support Database. I am not able to find the function that will help me to enable the Hard Disk Recovery. i hav backed up d rest of the data from my computer, except those in the Mywinlocker.

studmeister17-02-2005, 14:48Are there any Acer forums on the net? Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Otherwise get ready to buy a new laptop. November 7, 2010 rob k Just used the ALT F12 ..

Please help 🙁 April 21, 2011 Devin F8 is the answer April 23, 2011 kayla Hi…today i wasn't thinking and returned my computer to factory settings without saving any of my