Acer 1520 series

Discussion in 'Acer' started by Alain Dekker, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. Alain Dekker

    Alain Dekker Guest

    Not sure if this is an active newsgroup.

    Have a Acer 1524WLMi which I've had for about 6 years. Works great, except
    for one thing. I've set up a BIOS password. After showing the BIOS bootup
    screen, I get a black screen with a blue box in the centre saying "Please
    enter password". There is a blinking cursor where the entry is. 999 out of
    1000 times, I enter the password, and Windows XP loads fine. But about once
    every thousand times, I'll be entering the password and the cursor will stop
    blinking and a few seconds later the laptop will power off. Once this
    happens, it will probably happen a few times. If I leave the laptop alone
    for a few hours, it usually recovers.

    Very rare and very worrying.

    Regards,
    Alain
     
    Alain Dekker, Jan 9, 2011
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  2. Alain Dekker

    Michel Guest

    Le 10/01/2011 00:54, Alain Dekker a écrit :
    > Not sure if this is an active newsgroup.
    >
    > Have a Acer 1524WLMi which I've had for about 6 years. Works great, except
    > for one thing. I've set up a BIOS password. After showing the BIOS bootup
    > screen, I get a black screen with a blue box in the centre saying "Please
    > enter password". There is a blinking cursor where the entry is. 999 out of
    > 1000 times, I enter the password, and Windows XP loads fine. But about once
    > every thousand times, I'll be entering the password and the cursor will stop
    > blinking and a few seconds later the laptop will power off. Once this
    > happens, it will probably happen a few times. If I leave the laptop alone
    > for a few hours, it usually recovers.


    Search in this site:
    http://www.acerlaptoprepairs.info/aspire-1360-1520/
     
    Michel, Jan 10, 2011
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