I was given an Acer Aspire 3002lc recently after it went down with a suspected bad battery I have now replaced the battery with a new one but it still wont power up?
It has had a weak battery for a while as the old owner never unplugged it from mains power and eventualy the battery just died. I tried the old "battery in the freezer" trick which worked for a few weeks or so but eventually it gave up the ghost. Wouldn't power up. (By the way I wasn't aware that removing the battery and pluging it would work back then I am now though) i bought a new replacment battery which hasn't had any effect.
i have tried reseating the hdd, I did some searching online and found similar problems that were resolved by various combinations of detaching the battery and holding the power button for 30-45 seconds then replacing the battery and powering up. This has had no effect either.
obviously doesn't turn on firstly. The battery light is illuminated orange when the lead is connected and when the power button is pressed the second light comes on for one to two seconds and then off again. That is the total amount activity achieved. No start up noise or screen illumination or anything else.
I don't care about keeping anything on hard drive as it's not mine and the old owner doesn't care either, so if I can just get it to turn on and give me the ability to re install windows I'd be more than happy?
Hope someone has some usable advice out there, thanks in advance.