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I have an Acer Aspire 7736G, which is only 9 months old, and has just (the weekend) crashed after plugging in my iphone4. Unfortunately I didn't get to see what happened as I was booting it up (distracted making a drink), and as such I now have a dead PC, that won't even start in Safe Mode - Anyone any ideas how to rescue it?

To double check, I also have an Acer Aspire 5630, and after checking all was ok with it, I plugged in my iphone4 and got the same screen as Paul (previous questioner), but managed to stop any permanent damage by turning it off, unplugging the iphone4 and rebooting in safe mode and rebooting again in normal mode.

What concerns me is; 1) Why has this only happened after having the iphone4 for a couple of months, as everything prior to the crash was working normally 2) That I may have to disable part of the laptop software to make things work, it just irks me, and finally 3) If I cannot get my nearly new laptop to boot up and come back to life, who is responsible?

That last one is a think about it question, but in the meantime, if anyone knows how I can rescue my laptop, I'd be grateful to hear from you

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"Paul" that Andrew refers to - is OP of this question –  Sathya Nov 16 '10 at 19:58
    
have you tried this as posted in the linked question - . Basically there seems to be a conflict with webcams and more specifically Logitech ones which is what the Acer Orbicam is. I just disable it and removed the software driver –  Sathya Nov 16 '10 at 19:59
    
Sathya - Thanks for the advice, however even after attempting to boot up the Acer7736G with a Windows 7 Recovery disc tonight, there is still no joy. It is still failing to respond to both normal and safe mode boot up requests, so unfortunately, I cannot disable anything until I can get the PC back to life, which isn't looking too good at the mo. Cheers –  Andrew Nov 17 '10 at 19:06
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