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by jaselp / July 30, 2009 1:14 AM PDT

have a new Acer Veriton VM670G that came out of the box "asleep" an won't wake up! Tried all the suggestions in the very limited operating manual an have no luck with customer service either....

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So it's dead.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 30, 2009 5:34 AM PDT
In reply to: HELP

Dead on arrival and I think you are telling us it's new. DOA's are usually covered by most stores by outright replacement. Call the place that sold it.

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by jaselp / July 30, 2009 5:45 AM PDT
In reply to: So it's dead.

You can hear it power up starting but monitor shows that its in power save mode. The manual suggests that new ones out of the box sometimes ship like that..??...Was hoping for an easy fix rather than hassle of returning the darn thing. Thanks for the suggestion though. That may be next.

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All monitors show that when
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 30, 2009 6:31 AM PDT
In reply to: ACER

The video cable is unplugged. This is why people (incorrectly) say it's in sleep mode.

No, the PC is dead or you didn't set it up yet.

Shipping can be tough on desktops. Let's use a Dell article about what to try UNLESS IT VOIDS THE EXCHANGE POLICY!


Accurate problem diagnosis may not be possible without opening the system. Normal troprocedures may also include opening a system to reseat parts.

(and later...)
but must be done only with the guidance of the technician who will advise of all necessary precautions."

Be sure to follow their rules for dead machines.

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Dead acer
by jaselp / July 30, 2009 9:49 AM PDT

Thanks Bob...pulled the cover off and no plugs laying there...did reseat anything that plugged in but still zip. Guess its back to Walmart. Thanks for the effort.

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