My son't Acer Aspire 7736z-4088 turned off while using it the other day. It did turn right back on and he continued to use it. Now it will not turn on at all and the charge light will not turn on even when plugged in.
Computer OS: Windows 7
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Try these steps:* Take out the battery* Unplug the laptop and remove the power cord from it* Hold power button down for 30 secs* Plug the power cord back into the computer, do not put the battery in yet* Turn the laptop on* Put the battery in and make sure it clicksNow press the power button again.If still nothing, can you start the computer without the battery in it (Just connected to the power outlet)? Do you hear any beeping noises?
Did that, it did not turn on, it will not turn on with the cord and no battery, and it does not make any beeping noises.
Ok thanks - how old is this laptop?
Ok - what this entails if it doesn't turn on without the battery and connected to the wall is that the connector circuit board has gone, this is in the upper right part of the laptop:It's a small piece:
This can be repaired
And is not too expensive, at a local repair shop, they just must either solder some contact points on the board
Or replace it
I do not believe the ac adapter has gone out, nor the battery, as it is too early for that stuff
Unfortunately it doesn't look like you're still in warranty - unless you bought an extended one with Acer, it is not worth going through their service system
Not seeing that part...
Have you got the laptop opened up?
It's a bit different on all laptops, but any of the circuitry around the ac port where you plug the laptop into the ac adapter, that area there is very sensitive on laptops and can go out very easily
On your laptop it may not be separate
Alright, we have what we think it is. I have the exact same laptop. Is it safe to pull it out of my computer and put it in my son's to verify it is the problem.
No it must be repaired - it will not work, it's broken, whether you pull it out or not the laptop will not start
I wanted to put the good one out of my laptop into my son's laptop to verify before I buy a new part.
Have you grounded yourself before touching anything in there?
If you have the same Acer Aspire 7736z-4088 as your son, you can try putting that part in there, but even then I cannot guarantee it will work or not because I can't be there in person to see you do it, I suggest either way you have it repaired locally.I hope I have provided some helpful information, if so, please press Accept.You can return to this page at any time to continue with me if you have further questions on this, just add it to your favorites/bookmarks, thank you.
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