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New User
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My laptop won't turn on

I have acer aspire 5942G laptop that won't turn on 
just a black screen appear and nothing happen 
the keyboard's lights turn on and the fan sound is there .... but won't do anything
......
i tried to connect it to LCD but nothing happen
they say that the problem is with the BIOS
so i need to know how to flash BIOS in aspire 5942G please

Overclocked Contributor
Posts: 631

Re: My laptop won't turn on

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Try the following first:

1.Disconnect the mains, remove the battery and press power button for 20secs, re-connect mains, install the battery and see whether it starts.

If that doesn't help, remove memory modules, install one at a time and try eliminating whether any of them are faulty.

Let us know the outcome.

New User
Posts: 3

Re: My laptop won't turn on

i've tried that .... but still the same
i need to know the correct steps to flash aspire 5942g BIOS using USB

Overclocked Contributor
Posts: 631

Re: My laptop won't turn on

Have you tried updating BIOS before this problem occured? It seems you have corrupted BIOS, without additional details of what happened, what you were doing, it's very difficult to assist you, you need help from a professional Technician.

New User
Posts: 3

Re: My laptop won't turn on

This problem faced me time ago ... I was updating BIOS then my laptop restarted and stuck on that black screen
i was able to flash the bios using fn+esc and one file in a usb

but i don't remember how i did format the usb ( fat or fat32 ) nor the file name or anything
so i need to do this again but i don't know which file to put in the usb !!
Overclocked Contributor
Posts: 631

Re: My laptop won't turn on

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It's FAT32, I'll try to find something tomorrow as it's getting late and I'm off to bed, sorry.

EDIT:

Your model has Insyde BIOS and get help from a professional, he could change the chip or something if he couldn't recover the BIOS.

ACE Pathfinder
Posts: 4,662

Re: My laptop won't turn on

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Hello,

 

Do you have access to bios setup utily? (For me, it's not a problem to flash under DOS)

If you have one file on your usb key, I suppose you have flashed under windows.

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Re: My laptop won't turn on

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