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    Acer Laptop just restarts

    I have been having issues with my laptop like freezing after just about 30 mins of usage, i decided to update the bios to v1.33 which i downloaded from acer's website. After the successful update, the laptops boots but restarts continuously even without getting to the bios screen.

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    It is possible that during the BIOS update the Sata Native mode has changed - can you see if there is such an option in the bios and change it over to ide?

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    Have you tried reseating the memory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eddyc View Post
    It is possible that during the BIOS update the Sata Native mode has changed - can you see if there is such an option in the bios and change it over to ide?
    I would do this, had/have the same problem with updating bios where it wont start.

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    I cant even get to the bios settings as the systems goes off and on without getting to the bios stage, i just see the cpu fan working and then nothing else...no display on screen.

    I have tried reseating the memory but still the problem continues.

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    Could be a bad flash, is there a recovery tool available?

    Which model of Acer Laptop?

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    It does sound like a bad BIOS flash but it's worth trying this first.

    Remove the battery and power lead. Hold down the power button for a while. That will clear out all static. Put the battery back and try booting.

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    @kmount No recovery tool available, the model is acer aspire 5520

    @mrwobbly suspecting same, ve tried that but all remains the same.

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