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Machine won't post first time ...

Discussion in 'Laptops & Tablets' started by mitch212k, 1 Mar 2014.

  1. mitch212k


    Joined: 27 Nov 2007

    Posts: 976

    Location: Manchester

    Hi all,

    I have an Acer 5733 laptop which is causing me some problems. Upon booting for the first time (from being powered off) I get fans whirring and the acer splash screen, then it hangs on a non-blinking cursor and won't post. If I go into the bios, then exit saving changes, it boots no problem. I've run startup repair which found no issues, checked for bad sectors on the hard drive and also removed the battery, held the power button for a while etc. in the fix for some laptops I've seen as a solution to similar problems.

    Does anyone have any other suggestions please?

    Many thanks