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Acer Aspire w/withe screen

Hey all,

Has anyone encountered a white screen with their Acer Aspire Laptop? How can that be resolved. I know they've been having some trouble.

Thanks much,

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2 causes here.

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1. The owner had bricked it. They tried to update the BIOS and failed.
2. The laptop motherboard had failed. We put in another board.

Yes, the issue in item 1 resulted in a new board. And yes, I don't own your model. Just help out a repair shop on the tough ones.

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re: 2 Causes here

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Hey thanks R Proffit. Since the acer is under warranty, I'll tell him to call them and let them handle it, if he emails me. Possibly his daughter did download the wrong bios. There is a lot of chatter on Google about this white screen issue. Most people are saying it has to do with the resolution or the Hz on the desktop monitors. This is why I bought Asus and recommend it to other people. Actually, I've been telling people to hold out till 2010 when W7 comes out. Plus the technology is supposed to be much better. I guess Windows is going with a clean slate. Going to wipe Vista off the map on my laptop as soon as all the bugs are worked out. Get smart this time, buy a multilicense so I can put it on all my computers and finally have a an actual genuine version of windows on my pcs that I can repair. Not reformat with system recovery's.

I also told him that since his 2wire modem is giving him trouble and since he's paid att once to replace it and since he only has one laptop to get the Siemens modem and then just hook up a linksys and it will run fine. Surprisingly my Siemens 4100SS is still running strong connected to the WRT54GL going on 3+ years now.

Thanks again dude. Really appreciate it! Now it's time to fix the tractor so I can plow the snow here in CT.


Thanks again dude for all your help. Really appreciate it

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