My Asus Eee PC 900 Won't Turn On

Written by mahmood shaikh
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My Asus Eee PC 900 Won't Turn On
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The Asus Eee PC 900HA is a netbook computer released by Asus in 2007. It is part of the Eee PC product line that features a Windows XP or Linux operating system, a solid state drive, relatively low cost and light weight. The Asus Eee PC 900HA had a manufacturing defect, which prevented some of its models from booting properly. There are a number of solutions to this problem.

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Things you need

  • Screwdriver
  • Paper clip

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    Depowering the Eee PC 900HA

  1. 1

    Turn on the Asus Eee PC900HA without the AC adaptor connected.

  2. 2

    Leave the netbook on for 48 hours to ensure that the battery is completely discharged.

  3. 3

    Remove the battery. Connect the AC adaptor and turn on the system.

    Fix For The Manufacturing Defect

  1. 1

    Remove the AC adaptor from the Eee PC900HA after the battery has been fully charged.

  2. 2

    Use the screwdriver to remove the RAM cover on the underside of the netbook and then remove the RAM.

  3. 3

    Remove the gold sticker with BIOS information on it. Under the sticker you should see two arrows.

  4. 4

    Touch both arrows using both ends of the paper clip with the battery still inserted.

  5. 5

    Replace the sticker, then the RAM and finally the RAM cover. Boot the netbook as normal.

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