System Check Procedures
Power System Check
If the system will power on, skip this section. Refer to System External Inspection.
If the system will not power on, do the following:
Check if the power cable is properly connected to the system and AC source.
Check if the voltage selector switch is set to the correct voltage setting.
System External Inspection
Inspect the LED indicators on the front panel, which can indicate the malfunction. For the LED locations
and description of their behaviour, see "System LED Indicators" on page 7.
Make sure that air flow is not blocked.
Make sure nothing in the system is making contact that could short out power.
If the problem is not evident, continue with System Internal Inspection.
System Internal Inspection
Turn off the system and all the peripherals connected to it.
Unplug the power cord from the power outlets.
Unplug the power cord from the system.
Unplug all peripheral cables from the system.
Place the system unit on a flat, stable surface.
Remove the system covers.
Verify that components are properly seated.
Verify that all cable connectors inside the system are firmly and correctly attached to their appropriate
Verify that all components are Acer-qualified and supported.
10. Replace the system covers.
11. Power on the system.
12. If the problem with the system is not evident, you can try viewing the POST messages and BIOS event
logs during the system startup.