I have an Acer Aspire 6530g which I bought around the start of 2009. It's mainly used by my wife. Today, it has decided it won't boot, or even reach the BIOS screen. When the power button is pressed, the lights all come on, the HDD and BD drive spin up, and the fan spins for around a second. It then turns itself off, before trying to start again. It repeats this process. It has had this issue for a few years, but it would always start within 4-5 cycles of turning itself on/off. Now it just goes on forever.|
I looked for related threads using google as well as the site search and came up dry. Google has also come up with possible fixes/causes. I have tried the following:
Boot only on battery
Boot only on mains power
Swapped RAM between slots/tried each stick individually in each slot.
Held power button down for 60 seconds.
Disconnected from all forms of power for about 30 minutes
Eliminated HDD issue by putting the HDD in my PC.
At the moment I suspect an issue with the GPU or System Board, so I suppose it's dead.
The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.