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Acer Aspire notebook rocker switch

Q: Acer Aspire notebook rocker switch

I am unable to operate my rocker switch on my keyboard...it's not stuck and there is nothing showing negative in the device mgr...could this just be a driver situation and if so, any idea where to go to install the driver?
Thankd,
richncali

A: Acer Aspire notebook rocker switch

Where to find drivers Acer homepage after you have found you acer aspire model make sure you select your correct operating system it's at top of the tabs to get the right one scroll down to find your drivers

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It has worked since I bought it around 6 weeks ago but for the last week or so the connection has failed randomly. Yesterday it stopped working totally. The windows diagnostic report says that Windows could not detect a properly installed network adaptor- and to re-install the driver.How do I do this?Thanks

A:Acer Aspire Acer Aspire Switch 10 will not connec...

Hi Mills,1. Get to Device Manager(Hold Windows Key & then tap letter "X")2. Under device manager check if you find any other Devices or unknown devices,. if yes you may need another computer to download the files from acersupport.com3. If Not expand network adapters, check if you see the Wireless adapter, Right click uninstall & restart the unit.4. If the Device is not detected underOthers / Unknown devices / network adapter, please contact Acer as it is a suspected Hardware Failure.

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Hello, my new Acer Aspire Notebook has my IE homepage stuck to global.acer.com and I can't change it through any of the IE options (Use Blank, Use Current, or typing it in manually - I'm trying to set it to Google).

I went to this page to solve the problem: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q320159 (Home page setting changes unexpectedly, or you cannot change your home page setting).

As per Microsoft's instructions, I tried changing the "Start Page" value in "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main," but I got the following error: "Cannot edit Start Page: Error writing the value's new contents." There was no "Default_Page_URL" entry in there.

I was able to change the "Default_Page_URL" value to "Google.com" under "HKEY_ LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main" and the "Start Page" value in there was already set to "http://www.microsoft.com/isapi/redir.dll?prd={SUB_PRD}&clcid={SUB_CLSID}&pver={SUB_PVER}&ar=home"

The "Default_Page_URL" and "Start Page" entries don't exist in the "HKEY_USERS\Default\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main" key.

Lastly, the "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel" subkey doesn't exist either.

I would appreciate any help you could give me, thanks!
 

A:Can't Change Internet Explorer Homepage (global.acer.com) on Acer Aspire Notebook

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my acer powered down by itself like the power had run out but it hadnt....so i had to force shutdown...since then it wont switch back on the connection light just flashes twice slowly instead of several times like normal and the screen remains black... i have tried all the remove battery and ac tricks and nothing is working ,,,,any ideas ?????????
 

A:My Acer notebook won't switch on

Have you wiped the RAM and the deep sleep settings by unplugging it from the AC adapter and also removing the battery, then waiting half an hour?
 

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I couldn't view the picture I've taken. Picture save automatically on CAMERA ROLL folder. When I click the saved picture, it gives me this message:Adobe Acrobat Reader DC could not open 'WiN20160919_083547 JPG' because it is either not a support file type or because the file has been damaged (for example, it was sent as an email attachement and wasn't correctly decoded).How do I resolve this issue?

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I plug my aspire switch 10 in and the led light goes from blue to orange, and wont turn on..please help

A:Acer Aspire Switch 10

You could try resetting it...

1. Remove the battery (if possible) and also the adapter.
2. Press, and hold, the power button for about 20 seconds.
3. Then plug in the power, and see if the laptop will boot and go to the desktop. If it does, then put the battery back in. If it doesn't, try connecting it to an external monitor and see if you can get that to work.

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Hi, Notebook -> Acer aspire switch 10E(x32-bit), windows 8.1 While trying to defragment thru System and security -> Storage spaces, I changed External HDD's status as "offline". I was not aware about its impact and behavior. Now, the HDD is not even displayed in Windows explorer home page. but it is listed under Device Manager. I tried to change its status thru same method System and security -> Storage spaces, but there, after clicking on "Change Setting", cursor loads for sometime but nothing really comes up. I have attached the screenshot below.  Not able to find any option to change the status or anything. Please help.  Thanks in advance

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After Sleep HDMI port stops working correctly- In other words, my laptop will not send the display to the external monitor.  Where can I find drivers that will resolve this problem?

A:Acer Aspire Switch 11 with Windows 10

mexcracker,
 
You can access the OSD and set your monitor to search for the HDMI (digital) connection and see if that works.
 
You can also try this:

Control Panel
Power Options
Changed advanced power settings
Scroll down and expand PCI Express
Expand Link state power management
Turn both to off

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I have a new Notebook Acer Aspire E 15. When I wanted to download its manual from the Acer website (http://www.acer.com/ac/de/DE/content/drivers) there was no such Notebook listed, respectively I could not found one. I filled in the series number of my Notebook and the name, make shown was Aspire E5-573.

What does that mean? What is the sense of it using completely different names for the same Notebook?
 

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Hi,

I have a problem with my notebook. The notebook freezes when I use "Autocad" or watch movies. I cannot use my mouse anymore and "alt-tab". The only thing i can do is reset the laptop. At a point i got a blue screen when I start my laptop up. I couldnt use my laptop because of the blue screen. So I dicided to send my laptop to Acer back for reperation. They put a new harddisk in my laptop and installed windows Vista.

I though the problem was solved, but when I use "Autocad" it freezes agian. (Mayby because of the updates.)

If search my eventviewer and came across this. (logbestanden):

(Dutch Netherlands)

Probleem met handtekening
Naam van probleemgebeurtenis: BlueScreen
Versie van besturingssysteem: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Landinstelling-id: 1043

Bestanden die helpen bij het beschrijven van het probleem (sommige bestanden zijn mogelijk niet meer beschikbaar)
Mini031810-01.dmp
sysdata.xml
Version.txt

Tijdelijke kopie van deze bestanden weergeven
Waarschuwing: Het openen van een kopie van deze bestanden kan schadelijk zijn voor uw computer als een virus of een ander beveiligingsprobleem het probleem veroorzaakt.

Extra informatie over het probleem
BCCode: 50
BCP1: 95181000
BCP2: 00000001
BCP3: 8DA4D5EF
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 768_1
Servergegevens: 01e87f27-a3ea-463c-a376-8ae8f085c149

Sorry for my incorrect english, iam not used to talk english.

Regards Fer

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A:Acer Aspire notebook

Hi,

Can you please browse to the:

"C:\Windows\Minidump"

folder, zip up the contents and upload. If you do not know how to make a zip archive, use the free 7-Zip: 7-Zip

Richard

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Can i restore this computer with a flash drive since there is no dish drive.

A:Acer Aspire One Notebook

Hi and welcome to TSF check it is set to boot from flash in the bios and check here for the manual for your model Download it will tell you what you need to know

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My Acer Aspire 10 E has problems charging. When plugged in it starts charging and then immediately stops.

A:My Acer Aspire switch 10E has problems charging.

To help you troubleshoot the issue, please follow the steps given below:- First of all make sure, you have securely connected the power supply connections to the laptop and the power switch and that is turn on.- Keep laptop for charging for at least 30 minutes.- If issue persists, please replace the charger and the battery if feasible.- If that is not feasible, please contact ?Acer Customer Support? for further assistance from the link given below:http://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/service-contact Hope this will help you.

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Hi everyone, I want to do a new clean installation of windows 10 on my laptop and i've got 4 partions on the internal ssd:1 - ESP - System2 -  - MSR (Reserved)3 -  - Primary4 -  - Recovery Which one of these can i erease for getting a little more space? Thank you.

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my acer aspire switch 12 keyboard connection is lost, my usb connection also lost. please help urgent. 

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My Acer Aspire 10 E has problems charging. When plugged in it starts charging and then immediately stops.

A:My Acer Aspire switch 10E has problems charging.

To help you troubleshoot the issue, please follow the steps given below:- First of all make sure, you have securely connected the power supply connections to the laptop and the power switch and that is turn on.- Keep laptop for charging for at least 30 minutes.- If issue persists, please replace the charger and the battery if feasible.- If that is not feasible, please contact ?Acer Customer Support? for further assistance from the link given below:http://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/service-contact Hope this will help you.

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Hi everyone, I want to do a new clean installation of windows 10 on my laptop and i've got 4 partions on the internal ssd:1 - ESP - System2 -  - MSR (Reserved)3 -  - Primary4 -  - Recovery Which one of these can i erease for getting a little more space? Thank you.

A:Erease partitions on Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012

None, safely. Less risk with using external media such as thumbdrive or microSD. Jack E/NJ

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Hi,
I would really like your help as my Acer Aspire L320 doesn't switch on. when i press the power button the on light switches on and all you can hear is the fans switching on but there is no light on the keyboard or mouse and the display is blank i have tried another power supply but still no luck. I have also tried taking the power lead out and then hold the power for 30 seconds but still no luck. All this started yesterday when i switched off my computer and hours later i wanted to go on but then this was the problem you can hear the fans turning on but nothing else. I am sure its not a virus becuase the other week i did a full scan and i have got kaspersky internet secruity 2012 and i have paid that for a year. The operation system is Windows Vist Home Premuim. PLease help me i have alot of data on there whihc i need and also i need this working please help anyone please i really need your help thank you.

Thank you.

A:Acer Aspire L320 - Doesn't Switch On...

Hi and welcome to TSF is there any activity from the hard drive

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 Hello and HELP !!                            Is there anybody with any idea on how to get past the password lock screen on the above computer ? Nothing sinister - just a forgotten password. I bought one for the wife for her birthday but have been unable to show her how to use it because i forgot the password i used on set up.   Hoping for help thanks 

A:ACER ASPIRE SWITCH 10 - Password problems

You have several options... Do you have another user logon on this laptop?  If yes, log on with that user, then create a new account for your wife, and copy over the data from the old user to the new account. If no other user, then either find someone with Microsoft DaRT software which includes an option to reset the password, or you will have to do a complete restore back to manufacturer's defaults.  Think you get to that by holding the <Alt> key then hit <F10> key whilst machine is booting up immediately after switch on. Hope that helps... 

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 Hello and HELP !!                            Is there anybody with any idea on how to get past the password lock screen on the above computer ? Nothing sinister - just a forgotten password. I bought one for the wife for her birthday but have been unable to show her how to use it because i forgot the password i used on set up.   Hoping for help thanks 

A:ACER ASPIRE SWITCH 10 - Password problems

You have several options... Do you have another user logon on this laptop?  If yes, log on with that user, then create a new account for your wife, and copy over the data from the old user to the new account. If no other user, then either find someone with Microsoft DaRT software which includes an option to reset the password, or you will have to do a complete restore back to manufacturer's defaults.  Think you get to that by holding the <Alt> key then hit <F10> key whilst machine is booting up immediately after switch on. Hope that helps... 

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hi there i have a acer aspire notebook i put a 1gb sodimm module in it switched it on and it worked fine switched it off turned it back on and nothing no bios no nothing it wont read from any of the drives it's got me buggered can anyone help cheers. az_in_oz
 

A:acer aspire 3630 notebook

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Acer Aspire 5516
This is a report on upgrading from Vista Home Basic to Windows 7 Home Premium.
I didn't do a Clean Install as I was worried about drivers, etc.. It turns out that everything went smoothly except for the graphics card driver. (Radeon 1200)
What I found out was that the default video driver was unacceptable, but I figured out what was needed. I couldn't find a good driver for it on the ATI web site. The Catalyst Control Center which is ~69MB did not work. Eventually I went to the Acer web site (us.acer.com) and found a Catalyst download that is 109MB. This is the one that works.

Everything now works properly.

Except I defragged with Defraggler and it couldn't get rid of all the fragmented file and there is a separate section that Defraggler doesn't even touch that Windows Defrag calls PQ*something. That is for a new post though.

A:Acer Aspire 5516 Notebook

The Win7 installer is amazingly driver-complete, with some exceptions.

Check first for newer drivers from optional Windows Updates.

Next check the Acer website, then the actual device maker.

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I recently bought this new notebook that came preloaded with Vista that you had to buy a license to activate it. I already had a new copy of xp pro so I installed that system. I was able to download all the drivers that I needed for xp from their web site. The only problem is that I cannot get the computer the install the ethernet controller drivers. I often have this kind of problem with my other computers, just not very knowledgeable on that sort of thing. Any helpfun hints would be greatly appreaciated.
 

A:Acer aspire 3680 notebook

I had a hard time finding the driver, or rather one that worked. If you send me your email address I will forward it to you. I don't remember where I found it otherwise I would send you the link. I just wish ACER was like Dell and would send a restore disk with all the drivers. I'm having problems downloading the drivers I need from their site. My CD Rom just stopped working AGAIN .... Have a good one.

Becka aka. Webmistress322
 

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I have a acer aspire one notebook and it keeps restarting at start up. I turned it off one day and when i turned it one it would take me to a screen that had options for safe mode, last known good configuration, etc.. and when i choose all of them it starts to boot then a blue screen flashes and it restarts & this cycle never ends. i managed to get the stop number from a post on here that i read that said press f8 when i click last know good configuration.
STOP #0x000000ED(0x86B325A8, 0xC000009C, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:Acer Aspire One Notebook Keeps Restarting

The STOP message is UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME This could mean that your boot file is corrupted or it could mean your HDD has died.
Boot off of the XP CD and get to the Recovery Console. Here type chkdsk /R and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors. If this fails, chances are great that the Hard Drive has died and needs to be replaced.

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i've done everything i can to get things back to normal. bootable usb won't work. pressing the windows key to get uefi firmware settings doesn't work. just at my wits en

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i've done everything i can to get things back to normal. bootable usb won't work. pressing the windows key to get uefi firmware settings doesn't work. just at my wits en

A:error code 0x0000034 no my acer aspire switch 10

When does the error show up? Which OS do you have installed? Did you install some other software just before the issue started? Is there more text shown than the error number?

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So a problem occured in which I had to completely reinstall the OS on an aspire switch. I installed a clean copy of windows 10 (via usb) Upon completion I was missing drivers for several pieces of hardware, Checking the driver section of support yielded no useful results. obviously it's way out of warranty, backup media wasn't created, etc. (this was a 2in1 belonging to a relative) anyway, I kind of need to be able to get the drivers that i'm missing as one of the ones that didn't install was the audio drivers for the built in speakers. Beyond that the built in microphone isn't registering, and neither is the brightness sensor. However eight different devices are coming up with "Unknown Device" and the PCI Encryption/Decryption controller is also reporting that the drivers for it are not installed. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated











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Go to Solution.

A:Acer Aspire Switch 10 (SW5-011-18R3) drivers missi...

Use the master installer for windows 8.1:http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/Driver/Others/Others_Acer_1.03_W81x86_A.zip?acerid=635369544...  

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So a problem occured in which I had to completely reinstall the OS on an aspire switch. I installed a clean copy of windows 10 (via usb) Upon completion I was missing drivers for several pieces of hardware, Checking the driver section of support yielded no useful results. obviously it's way out of warranty, backup media wasn't created, etc. (this was a 2in1 belonging to a relative) anyway, I kind of need to be able to get the drivers that i'm missing as one of the ones that didn't install was the audio drivers for the built in speakers. Beyond that the built in microphone isn't registering, and neither is the brightness sensor. However eight different devices are coming up with "Unknown Device" and the PCI Encryption/Decryption controller is also reporting that the drivers for it are not installed. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated











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Go to Solution.

A:Acer Aspire Switch 10 (SW5-011-18R3) drivers missi...

Use the master installer for windows 8.1:http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/Driver/Others/Others_Acer_1.03_W81x86_A.zip?acerid=635369544...  

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i've done everything i can to get things back to normal. bootable usb won't work. pressing the windows key to get uefi firmware settings doesn't work. just at my wits end

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hi good day everyone, im having a problem with this switch 10 laptop it wont turn on, after i install some driver of board.. isn't the bios had been automatically update or firmware updated.. after the installation it won't turn on any more.. but there a charging indication... please help me i want to retrieve those data. and is there any way to retrive those data, because when in open the unit, i found out that there is no hdd on it, i'll guess some sort of embedded memory on it is using.. please help me..

A:ACER ASPIRE SWITCH 10 SHUTS DOWN and WONT TURN ON

>>> i install some driver of board>>> What driver? What board? >>>isn't the bios had been automatically update or firmware updated>>> Bios firmware isn't automatically updated? Did you try to update the bios firmware? Jack E/NJ 

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I think the power switch/button on my desktop Acer Aspire X3400G is not working intermittently. The computer began not starting after pushing on the power button. It would begin to start then blue light would go out but the PSU fan would continue to run. I would unplug the power coard and plug it back in and the computer would start and run just fine. I replaced the PSU but now it is still not starting intermittently. I am looking for a new switch but can only find this one on ebay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Acer-Power-...ultDomain_0&hash=item20dd89eddd#ht_1000wt_900)
Does anyone know where I can get a new switch for this?

Steve
 

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hi good day everyone, im having a problem with this switch 10 laptop it wont turn on, after i install some driver of board.. isn't the bios had been automatically update or firmware updated.. after the installation it won't turn on any more.. but there a charging indication... please help me i want to retrieve those data. and is there any way to retrive those data, because when in open the unit, i found out that there is no hdd on it, i'll guess some sort of embedded memory on it is using.. please help me..

A:ACER ASPIRE SWITCH 10 SHUTS DOWN and WONT TURN ON

>>> i install some driver of board>>> What driver? What board? >>>isn't the bios had been automatically update or firmware updated>>> Bios firmware isn't automatically updated? Did you try to update the bios firmware? Jack E/NJ 

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I confess I'm Mac user and helpless when it comes to assisting my son overcome his nonchalance with technical matters. He bought a very small Acer Aspire notebook with a dinky 8.9" screen. It wouldn't be my cup of tea, but he loves it. I was staggered when I learned that there is no software with it ? no OS disks. I believe it came loaded with the XP and it's his responsibility to make his own disks using an external drive to clone his system. Frankly I don't understand any of this, but I would be enormously grateful for advice on how he should proceed to fulfill his responsibility. Thank you up front.

A:Cloning Acer Aspire 8.9" notebook

It probably has a restore partition on it. When you boot up it should say something about hit this F key to restore or something, usually the F11 key. You can also make your own Restore CD's using the computer manufactures included utility.

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How long does the battery take to charge?
How long does the battery last before having to recharge? (Just say for general purpose)
I just bought one and i forgot to ask. I couldn't find it anywhere in the User manual.

A:Battery For A Acer Aspire 3000 Notebook

i found that the user manual is on the notebook, they must be cheap as they don't seem to print them out these days. Anyway i found that it takes about 3.5 hours to charge if that is right or not and lasts about 3 hours before recharging if that's right.

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Hi there. I am just wondering about my notebook laptop which is an Acer Aspire 5733z model. And this is a really new model as well that just came out I believe this March. Now I am just wondering if my notebook as Wake-On-Lan on it. Because I cannot seem to find it in my Bios settings. And I do not even have a Power Management settings tab in my Bios either. So can you please help me out here on this as soon as possible for me? Any help would be greatly appreciated. That's all I can say.


And also, I am trying to see if there is a bios update available for my Acer Aspire 5733z model. I was actually chatting to Acer earlier, and they gave me a link to update my Bios. But I believe that I upgraded my bios already to the latest version, which I believe was version 1.07. But I still cannot find the Wake-on-Lan option in my bios at all! I am in an awful situation right now, because I cannot seem to find my Wake on Lan option in my bios settings. So any help would be greatly appreciated.


But I have checked my Ethernet adapter settings, and all of the options seem to be there like for example, "Allow This Device to Wake the Computer." And there were other options here as well. My Acer Aspire 5733z model has Broadcom Net Link Ethernet. So all I am asking here is please help me out here as soon as possible. For my computer, I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. So there you have it! Well anyway, so please get back to me as soon as you possibly ca... Read more

A:I would like to know more about my Acer Aspire notebook 5733z model

Please update your profile - currently it shows you as a Windows XP user but your new laptop has Windows 7.

Wake on LAN is controlled within Windows, not in the BIOS settings. See this:
Power Management for Network Devices in Windows 7

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Hello, I have posted here concerning this problem before and I still can't fixthe touchpad. I use a USB wireless mouse to move the cursor around and it works well. I tried downloading the lastest drivers and pressing fn + f7 to enable the touchpad but that don't work. The touchpad doesn't sgow up in the settings. The mouse is listed in the settings menu. I don't know what to do now unless I took my notebook out to the computer shop. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks.

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Hi there. I am just wondering about my notebook laptop which is an Acer Aspire 5733z model. And this is a really new model as well that just came out I believe this March. Now I am just wondering if my notebook as Wake-On-Lan on it. Because I cannot seem to find it in my Bios settings. And I do not even have a Power Management settings tab in my Bios either. So can you please help me out here on this as soon as possible for me? Any help would be greatly appreciated. That's all I can say.


And also, I am trying to see if there is a bios update available for my Acer Aspire 5733z model. I was actually chatting to Acer earlier, and they gave me a link to update my Bios. But I believe that I upgraded my bios already to the latest version, which I believe was version 1.07. But I still cannot find the Wake-on-Lan option in my bios at all! I am in an awful situation right now, because I cannot seem to find my Wake on Lan option in my bios settings. So any help would be greatly appreciated.


But I have checked my Ethernet adapter settings, and all of the options seem to be there like for example, "Allow This Device to Wake the Computer." And there were other options here as well. My Acer Aspire 5733z model has Broadcom Net Link Ethernet. So all I am asking here is please help me out here as soon as possible. For my computer, I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. So there you have it! Well anyway, so please get back to me as soon as you possibly can on this iss... Read more

A:I would like to know more about my Acer Aspire notebook 5733z model

Hello jrdngreenberg3 and welcome to Seven Forums.

According to the Acer download link below, the latest BIOS version for your machine is 1.07. You can double check that by selecting notebook > Aspire > 5733z and then clicking the BIOS tab.

Download

There seems to be quite a few theads on this forum concerning wake-on-lan problems. Perhaps one of those other theads will offer you a solution. Also, have you checked your power plan settings?

Power Plan Settings - Change

Windows Seven Forums - Search for Wake-On-Lan Problems

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Since 1 month I have trouble with Bluescreens and I don?t know what to do. They show up pretty randomly. I have checked already the ram and 500Gb HDD. I already installed a new audio driver and it is still coming up.

Please help me! I attached all dump files I had. I already set the whole notebook back to original status after saving my data externally...
Thanks phil

A:BSOD on Acer Aspire 5741G Notebook

Please do the following, update your BIOS (bios can be found on the computer manufacturers website, upgrade to service pack 1 It contains a number of stability and security updates that will help stabilize your pc:

Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

also pleas update your graphics card driver it is very old:


Code:
nvlddmkm Wed Apr 07 09:01:32 2010 (4bbc822c) 00b44721 nvlddmkm.sys
update your Intel storage driver:


Code:
iaStor Thu Dec 17 13:41:59 2009 (4b2a7b77) 00091a1b None iaStor.sys

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Symptoms: No sound icon on taskbar. No error on window device. Reinstall the same driver that was given when it was bought.

So I need techical advice to solve this problem.

A:Problem on Audio for Notebook Acer Aspire 4315

Does your system audio work properly?You can try #320 at http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm , if you like.Louis

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So, I have an Acer Aspire 5750(Not a z or g, just 5750) and it runs Windows 7. About this time last year my webcam stopped working suddenly. Nothing to my knowledge happened to make it stop, I just came home one day and it wouldn't work.

I'm having a hard time finding a driver to install for it, since the Acer website doesn't seem to have one, I uninstalled the driver using device manager and restarted my computer for it to reinstall and that didn't fix the problem. I also used eRecovery and that didn't seem to work either.

I've tried reinstalled the Acer Crystal Eye Webcam program, and when I open it gives me this message:
"Warning
Acer Crystal Eye Webcam cannot connect to your webcam (1.3M HD WebCam). Try selecting another capture device within settings, or close any applications that may be using this webcam and then restart Acer Crystal Eye Webcam."

Another odd problem is that even the USB webcam's will not work with it, so I'm not entirely sure that the driver is the problem. I've done my fair share of research on this problem and cannot come up with a solution. It says the same warning message when I try to connect the Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 that I have to the Acer Crystal Eye Webcam program. I think it recognizes them, but just won't connect to them for some reason.

I assure you, it is not the program, because I have tried Skype, Cameroid, the LifeCam program that the USB webcam came with, and much more... Read more

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I have a an Acer Aspire 5102WLMi notebook that the screen just went completely white on and then upon restarting it nothing was displayed, but the computer at least seems to turn on. I've tried plugging it into an LCD monitor but there still isn't anything displayed. I should note the laptop isn't mine. This is how I received it and what I was told. Is it possible for the on-board video to go bad? Or any ideas of things I could try to pin-point the problem?

Thanks
 

A:Acer Aspire 5100 Series Notebook --No Display

If you have tried an external monitor (which you said you have) and nothing displayed on boot whilst plugged into the external monitor, I would say that the built-in video is bad. I would advise your friend/client/relative to purchase a new laptop or see if you can find a cheap, used mobo on Ebay to replace it because the video cannot easily be replaced (soldered onto motherboard).
 

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A friend of mine has just bought an Acer Aspire One notebook I don't know anything about them but he says it runs on Vodafone 3g,he has only just started to use it and has asked me if he would need anti virus for it,he says he gets a prompt every time it switches it on asking if he would like to start a 30 day trial of Vodafone virus protection,could anyone tell me if this would be advisable as obviously he would have to purchase after the trial if he still wanted to use it and it might be a pain to remove,the operating system is WINDOWS 7 ,if somebody with some knowledge could advise what Anti virus he should use it would be appreciated,if for example Microsoft security essentials is recommended,what would he need to do to download this,does he need a code to get Microsoft to allow him to have the Microsoft security essentials for free,or when he downloads from the Microsoft site will it be automatic as its a genuine Microsoft O.S that he is using,sorry if this is a bit rambling but I'm a relative newbie and my mates only had his notebook for a few days
 

A:Solved: acer aspire one notebook what anti virus to use

Simply download and install it from HERE.
 

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My girlfriends Acer Aspire notebook and will not connect to her wireless internet anymore. she has a Linksys WRT54GS2 Wireless-G Broadband Router. i connected to her internet with my compaq presario QC60-419WM notrbook and now her notebook will not connect.
 

A:Acer Aspire notebook detects network but, won't connect

I can't imagine that connecting a different computer to the router has anything to do with this issue.
Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model and hardware version of the router (if a separate unit).
Make and exact model and hardware version of any other network equipment, like a repeater, a booster, hi-gain antenna, etc.
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.


Please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.


If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms?
For wireless issues, have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way?
For wireless laptops, have you made SURE the wireless switch is on?
For wired connection issues, have you booted in Safe Mode with Networking to see if that changes the symptoms?
Have you connected directly to the broadband modem to see if this is a router or modem/ISP issue?
If there are other computers on the sa... Read more

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I up dated the BIOS from Acer site Now when I turn on the notebook all seems to switch on but have a black screen.
How can this be reversed or resolved please.

A:Acer Aspire 5739 updated bios on notebook

Are you sure you updated it with the correct BIOS version? This is very important, flashing the BIOS with the wrong version, can completely corrupt the BIOS and make the computer completely unbootable.

It may be worth trying to follow these steps - Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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So, I have an Acer Aspire 5750(Not a z or g, just 5750) and it runs Windows 7.
About this time last year my webcam stopped working suddenly. Nothing to my knowledge happened to make it stop, I just came home one day and it wouldn't work.
I'm having a hard time finding a driver to install for it, since the Acer website doesn't seem to have one, I uninstalled it and restarted my computer for it to reinstall and that didn't fix the problem. I also used eRecovery and that didn't seem to work either.
Another odd problem is that even the USB webcam's will not work with it, so I'm not entirely sure that the driver is the problem. I've done my fair share of research on this problem and cannot come up with a solution.

A:Acer Aspire Notebook built in (and USB) webcam not working.

maybe the internal WebCam is not working correctly, but the computer thinks that it is so is not allowing any other type of WebCam to work hard to go into device manager and make sure that the internal WebCam is on installed, if not uninstall it restart the computer and see if it works, and get back to me.

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Hi guys, I need help on how to remove the bios password on Acer Aspire notebook. I want to format the hdd but the boot sequence is hdd first. Or how can I go about it?

I will be grateful if a kind hearted felow can assist on this. I'm still stuck with the challange of removing the IBM 390x bios password removal.
 

A:Acer aspire notebook bios password removal

are you sure acer offer a bios password from the factory??
s far i've ben dealing with lots of travelmate and aspire but no one has a bios password in it....

anyway, try to go to : Acer eManager.
it's the similar way to go to bios, but instead in the windows version i suppose...
 

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Hi, I have an acer aspire 7720. On start up I get a white screen, it dissapears if I bump it a few times so it seems to me something is loose. I have opened it up, taken out the keyboard, taken off the LCD and then replaced making sure everything was well pressed down. The fault is still there but not as bad.
Any suggestions?
 

A:White screen on Acer Aspire 7720 notebook

Welcome to TSG!!

How far did you disassemble the LCD? There is a cable that plugs into the back of the screen itself that is normally held in place by some tape. Try to reseat the end that plugs into the Main Board first. It's easier to access. If that doesn't help, and you are feeling adventurous, you can try to reseat the plug on the rear of the LCD panel.

It's possible that it is the panel itself that has the loose connection. That's not a home repair ...

Good luck!
 

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I recently bought a an Acer Aspire 3050 laptop on Newegg. It came with Vista Home. I had planned on installing Xp Pro on it from the get go. I formatted and installed Xp. I managed to find all the right drivers except for the sound card driver. I got on acer's website and the only one they had that was even close was the RealTek Audio Driver v5.10.0.5273 which is for the Aspire 5050. I installed that and it worked, but the sound level is very low. All the levels are maxed out in all the properties and everywhere else i could find. I think it is a driver issue, but i am not sure. Thanks for your help in advance.
 

A:Trouble with sound on Acer Aspire 3050 notebook

i checked the Acer site - that appears to be right driver you've downloaded....what output device are you using for sound playback?
 

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hi
i'm a bit of a novice when it comes to dealing with computer maintenance and i'm so afraid of messing up my system....by taking chances....so it comes like a breath of fresh air to know that there is a forum like this for windows7. i don't know why it took me so long to trace you guys.

btw. on behalf of all the novices out there just allow me to say a quick thank you thank you for the help you're giving us. i've learnt so much within the couple of weeks that i've been here. great job guys and thanks again.

i have an "Acer 4741 Aspire Notebook with intel core i3," operating on Windows7 64bit Home Premium. recently i've noticed some slight changes occuring on my system:

1) when i have my finger pressed on the mouse perharps a bit too long (i don't even know what too long is) the screen flickers (shakes up and down). i'm just not sure if this is normal.

2) my dvd device suddenly does not seem to be able to read media on my pre recorded dvds that use to play perfectly well without any problem. what happens now is, when i slot in a pre recorded dvd, a dialog box pops up asking how i want to burn my media even though there is media already on it. i ran a couple of test and ended up with a report that says my device has a "bad block"....whatever that means.

i'm now thinking maybe i should update my drivers and my bios but the problem is how to correctly indentify this drives.

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A:Driver Updates on Acer Aspire 4741 Notebook

Sandpe, Welcome to the windows 7 forums, I agree that there are a lot of great helpers here.

You might want to go to Acer Support: Downloads & Support Documents - Notebook / Aspire / Aspire 4741G where they
can tell you the latest drivers for your system.

Of course you might want to make sure that your Anti-Virus is up to date.

Rich

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Need Acer notebook Aspire 3610 ethernet driver. Downloaded all drivers from Acer support, but could not find driver to make my ethernet connection work. Closest thing to a driver was their Lan driver but it did not have an application file (exe) to install the driver. Thanks
 

A:Need Acer notebook Aspire 3610 ethernet driver

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I've downloaded the latest version of Skype and wish to use my built-in webcam. I'm being told when I attempt to use Skype that there is a problem with my video device. I thought I'd downloaded and installed the correct drivers after I recently reformatted my system's HDD, but still the message appears.

Going to the ACER website for driver support is inconclusive because there are several versions of different manufacturers' webcam drivers -- for both a Suyin model and a Chicony model. Results differ in two of the different utilities that I've run for detection of the correct manufacturer...one utility identified Chicony, one did not

Can someone please help me solve this mystery so I can finally get to camming again on Skype?

Thank you.

My notebook has the 11.6" display, and here are the overall specs:

Acer Aspire 1410 v0.3117
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (build 7601)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (United States)
Installed: 7/28/2012 12:54:09 PM
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
1.40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Solo
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
3072 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Not hyper-threaded Board: Acer Base Board Product Name Base Board Version
Bus Clock: 800 megahertz
BIOS: INSYDE v0.3117 09/08/2009
new USB Storage Use in past 30 Days (mouse over last used for details) new Hosted Virtual Machines (mouse over name for details)
Last Used
SanDisk Cruzer, s/n 2005173800077940... Read more

A:Webcam drivers for acer aspire 1410 notebook (11.6")

Have you tried the Acer driver checker program at the top of the results page?

Acer Support: Downloads & Support Documents - Notebook / Aspire / Aspire 1410 (11.6")

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I have an Acer Aspire 5670 Notebook that I recently tried reinstalling the operating system on. I backed everything up and started to format the computer and install Windows XP Media Center edition. Everything was working fine, but when I was installing drivers, the computer started acting erratically and then I received a Fatal Error and blue screen of death out of nowhere.

So I tried formatting and installing windows again, but each time it finishes installing windows, it just shuts off, no message or anything. Each time I go to try to turn it on, it just shuts off at the Windows splash screen. Usually nothing shows up, it just restarts, but occasionally I get the blue screen of death.

I also tried installing Ubuntu, but I cant even get it to install, I just get to the starting splash screen and it restarts.

Ive tried installing windows xp pro which was on the laptop earlier, but that also came out with the same result.

Is the laptop messed up for good? Is it a BIOS problem? Do I need to replace a part? I just have no idea what to do with it.
 

A:Problem starting/installing OS on Acer Aspire 5670 Notebook

Very strange...what drivers were you installing?
 

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Wife has small Acer laptop running 8.1 and running wirelessly. It keeps on losing internet connection although shows full wi-fi signal. Icon shows asterisk and network connection shows 'limited'. Acer suggested complete reset which has been done several
times and then have installed new motherboard but it still has the problem. Have checked for and installed network adapter driver (Realtek) updates but problem still persists. It works ok for about 1 or 2 weeks after a reset but then it all happens again.
TalkTalk changed the router to eliminate that.  My desktop runs without any problems wired or wirelessly as do two other laptops (all now updated to Windows 10) and two Android phones. Dare not update Acer to Win 10 until I know it is not Acer problem
as guarantee about to run out. Spent 6 months trying to sort it.

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What is the difference between these 2 Notebooks??? Acer Aspire R 11 R3-131T-P7HAhttp://www.amazon.com/Acer-R3-131T-P7HA-Signature-Edition-Windows/dp/B014LGK1P2 Acer Aspire R 11 R3-131T-P344http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-R3-131T-P344-11-6-inch-Notebook/dp/B012IBOCR0 The specs seem the same. Only difference I can tell is about $50 on amazon. Thanks.

A:Acer Aspire R 11 R3-131T-P7HA vs. Acer Aspire R 11...

Well the P344 is blue. I have one that is hotrodded a bit (8GB, Samsung EVO SSD) - original 500GB is now in a USB 3.0 external - and I consider it the best of all my portable devices

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hi there everyone,
can anyone help,
Acer aspire m1610 or acer aspire t180
i have these two computers and would like to know witch one i should upgrade,
wich one is the better computer- (
and when decided
what should i upgrade
and what are the best parts to use,
or the best way to do it,
and how do i know what parts are compatible
im not looking to spend a fortune,
but i dont mind spending a bit, as long as its worth it,
kind regards
edward

 

A:can anyone help, Acer aspire m1610 or acer aspire t180

First, each model has multiple hardware specifications. So I have no way of knowing the hardware configurations of either unit that you have.

Second, upgrades are limited on OEM PC's. Your only options will be RAM and the video card. And in the case of the video card, the power supply may not be able to handle a decent card.
 

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hi all I have 2 acre aspire laptops one is a acer aspire 5552 and the second one is 5551-a both of them has the black screen of death I have tried a external monitor tried new ram striped Botham down and reconnected everything back to the boards also have removed the battery and held the power button for 1 min + reconnected the battery and power cable with no success any help would be great .
many thanks
Gary
 

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I purchased a new notebook with Windows 7 in October. During the first weeks I uninstalled McAfee and replaced the harddrive. Since November Windows Update fails with error messages and defender does not start anymore. I made several virus scans (complete) with multiple antivirus programs but nothing showed up.Since it took my days to install various software, I do not want to re-install W7. I also have no good backup that I could restore. I am really surprised that there is not even a single entry regarding the error code in the Microsoft Knowledge base or elsewhere.I really would appreciate help. 

A:Windows Update does not work, Windows Standalone Update Installer stops with error 0xc8000247 (Windows 7 Home Premium on Acer Aspire 1810TZ notebook)

 
Got it !!!!
If You are using notebooks with with hard drive larger than 700 GB you probably should update Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver.
Here is solution :
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02219204&cc=nl&lc=en&dlc=en&product
Download and install it.

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Hie guys, i bought this acer 5333 notebook and it was running windows 7 perfectly and i installed windows 8 and used it for a week and one day i was repairing windows file and it took long time to finish and i thought it was frozen so i forced it to switch off and the moment i switched on again it only display the acer log and says press f2 to run setup and if i try to press any key or even f2 its not responding it will automatically restarts within 8seconds so i wl have to remove the battery so that it can stop restarting ,anyone who can help me fix this problem plz i am stranded what i can do now .

A:my acer 533e notebook is restarting just after displayng the acer log

What happens when you insert a windows 8 install DVD?

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The laptop is an Acer Aspire 5742, IntelCore i3-380M
I am attaching a few pictures of what comes on the screen when I turn it on.
Even in safe mode it does not let me log in, it attempts repairs, it fails and then goes to the black screen with the white cursor.
If I try to start windows normally it loads the logo and then goes to the black screen.
Yesterday, in an attempt to do repairs it was replacing invalid security drivers or something like that and it was taking ages so I had to turn it off.
For the last week it took very long to start up, failing to configure windows but it would eventually let me log in.
Since yesterday I am only getting the black screen. it is windows 7 by the way.

i need a very quick reply please

A:Acer Aspire 5742, IntelCore i3-380M goes black after acer logo loads

Quick reply!!! Save your data and restore back to factory. Always have a back up image of your OS on a external drive for next time you have this problem!!

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I restarted my computer like normal and for whatever reason the computer is now stuck at the Acer boot screen. I try to press DEL to enter Setup and I even tried pressing F12 to go into the Boot Setup, but for whatever reason the computer does not respond to anything.

To shut it off I have to hold down the power button and eventually it shuts off.

Stuff to know:
- I have a wireless mouse and keyboard being used on that desktop.. Should I perhaps try to plug in a corded mouse and keyboard?
- I'm running on Windows 7 Ultimate.
Thanks
 

A:Acer Aspire E4600 Desktop Frozen At Acer Boot Screen

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Previously, this button would open Windows Media Center when pressed. Though it has stopped doing that and don't know why. How can I fix this?
All the other Mediatouch keys are working fine.
http://dalscan.samsalisbury.net/results.php?id=7c3d6622ef53857e3cfe4471330d88c0
 

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Hey There

First of all: I'm a studend, so I can't speek good english, cause I live in Switzerland (plz write in German if you can )

So my Problem:

I've found a Acer Aspire 5920G with Windows Vista. This was so slow and annoying . So I deleded the whole OS and installed Win 7 Home Premium x64. Now I'm searching some drivers for my Notebook. My biggest Problem is the sound driver.
In Vista, there was a tool called "Acer eAudio Manager". I want to install it, because you can switch the equalizer to movie, music and game (and it sounds awesome with the bassbooster=D). I've downloaded the driver from the website and there was a error:

"This software can only be installed in authorized machine"

what can I do to install this tool? Some other tools, like acer power management or acer enet management, works great.

I thought I ask in this forum, because there were some good topics about the mouspad and synaptic of the 5920G (wich helped me=D)

I hope you understand my question and can help me

Greetings
LikeLinux
(And yes, I'm a real Linux fan^^ I've used always Ubuntu. This is the first time that I use Windows )

A:Acer eAudio Manager on Acer Aspire 5920G with Windows 7

Bing Translator

Try installing the driver in compatability mode.

Read this tutorial.
Compatibility Mode
Let us know if it works or does not work.
Mike

Installieren Sie den Treiber in Compatability Mode.

Lesen Sie dieses Tutorial.
http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=&to=de&a=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sevenforums.com%2Ftutorials%2F316-compatibility-mode.html


Lassen Sie uns wissen Sie, wenn es funktioniert oder nicht funktioniert.
Mike

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My system is roughly 5 months old. I had used the upgrade software that Acer provided to upgrade from Vista to 7 home premium. There was no issues with the install and everything worked great for a month and then it started going in to deep hibernation. The only way to wake it was to unplug the power from the tower. I did everything I could think of from editing the registry to updating drivers, to finally reinstalling everything. No go so I packed it up and sent it back to Acer. I just got it back from Acer's repair depot. They had to replace the motherboard, hard drive, and fans on the system. They performed a factory restore and told me that I was good to go and updating shouldn't be an issue. I went to use the upgrade dvd's from Acer and low and behold, the hibernation thing started again! It took me four attempts to restore it back to factory. Now it seems stable running Vista. I am in the process up updating the drivers and windows stuff so time will tell. Is it me or is Acer systems flakey?

Does anyone have any recommendations on how I can go about updating to Windows 7 without having to format every week? I have tried doing clean installs without going the upgrade path and it still behaves badly. Sometimes it won't even turn on. Or is it just possible that the pc I purchased just can't handle Windows 7?

A:Acer Aspire M3203 and Acer's Windows 7 upgrade software

Are you booting the Acer Win7 Upgrade Media DVD to do a clean install? You can do that to get the cleanest possible install, without the corruption that is imported from Vista in an in-place Upgrade.

The installer is driver-complete, but afterwards any missing drivers which don't quickly arrive in Optional Windows Updates can be found on the apps/drivers CD along with favorite apps like Works, cam, etc. Others can be found on the Acer Support Downloads webpage for your model computer, Adobe (flash, Reader) and Java (runtime, free Ofc suite) sites.

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Hi everyone I'm at my wits end! I cannot get my webcam to work. I have tried numerous options posted in different forums and on websites but nothing seems to work. Even when I went to the Acer update driver search site. When I added my model number I got about a dozen driver options but as soon as I put in my OS Windows 7 (64 Bit) it came back with no drivers. I've noticed in a number of forums that peoples webcams where working fine in Windows XP but when they updated to Windows 7 they lose the ability for their computers to find their webcams. Is this an inherent problem with Windows 7 and is there anyway to fix it short of buying an external webcam. Surly there must be a way to get it to work !!!
Regards Brett.

A:Acer Crystal Eye Webcam will not work on Acer Aspire 5560

Hi Brett ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... Does the Webcam show in the Device Manager ? ...

Do you have any errors in the Device Manager ...?
Have you tried the Cyberlink WebCam Application 1.0.1523 23.6 MB ? ....

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So at first i thought it my keyboard wasn't being seen by windows 10. but sometimes after holding the bluetooth button an unknown device appears that appears to be my keyboard. yet when i type in the connection code it doesn't respond and then the device no longer is showing. It could just be another bluetooth device though; i live in a dorm so there's many other people with bluetooth devices in the area. I checked out this: https://acer--uk.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30072/~/how-to-pair-the-acer-bluetooth-keyboar... but it only applies to 8 and 8.1, not 10. Perhaps acer should release a driver update for windows 10 early adopters that fixes their keyboard to work with windows 10, unless there is a simple bug fix? I looked online but i seem to be the only one with this issue so far, possibly due to the newness of 10. Edit: found this post, which weirdly didn't show up previously: http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-10/Bluetooth-not-working-after-installing-Windows-10-on-Aspire-... trying to update my drivers again to confirm this isn't an issue. edit 2: nope it added a connected devices section to replace the bluetooth section, but otherwise didn't solve the problem yet. edit 3: so after like 2 hours i finally realized what was the issue.In order for it to be discoverable you need to make sure to first install the new windows 10 specific bluetooth driver mentioned in the above post , then use the REPAIR option in the blu... Read more

A:Acer Keyboard Case (included with Acer Aspire P3) ...

I can fix this problem...1.setup windows 10 v1511 by usb2.when setup windows ready, update driver with windows update3.download driver Bluetooth and update setup from acer site belowhttp://www.acer.com/ac/en/KH/content/drivers4.restart computer5.after restart goto bluetooth and search new device6.long press on power button on keyboard bluetooth cover until see blink blue and red light together7.when bluetooth connect with keyboard cover, enter 6 code bluetooth and endter for accept code8.enjoy

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My acer active pen is not working consistently. The screen recognizes it sometimes, and other times it does not. The only way I can get it to recognize is by power cycling the pen (taking the battery out and putting it back in), or by power cycling the laptop. I replaced the battery so I know it is not a battery issue. I have an Acer Aspire R13 (Model #R7-371T), and recently upgraded to Windows 10.  I was having this problem earlier with Win 8.1, but it seems to have gotten worse with Windows 10.  I have updated to all the most recent drivers.  Very frustrating. Any thoughts? 

A:Acer Active Pen problems - Acer Aspire R13 (Model ...

http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/34304/~/acer-active-pen-stylus-for-aspire-r7-371tNote: When the Acer Active Pen has not been in use for 1 minute, the pen will go into sleep mode.

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I have tried everything I can think of, I have already read through a few other threads with the same issue but none of the fixes work for me.It gets to the acer screen loads that little loading circle then it just goes black... I have tried pushing Alt+F 10 and it got to the acer screen and said "please wait" then the screen went black again. I have installed Windows 8 on a USB drive and have went into the bios and enabled the boot menu as well as change the order of the boot to the USB. This got me a bit closer but still stuck. After about 10 minutes it finally went to a purple screen and a window popped up asking to install. I selected my language and clicked install, it went to another screen that says "setup is starting" and it's been sitting this way for about 20 minutes now. I'm out of ideas. Don't have a clue why this is going on. This is a friend of mines computer, he said he was in the middle of playing a game and the laptop froze then something came up and then it shut off. When it booted up it wouldn't load past the acer screen.

A:Acer Aspire E15 will not boot past Acer logo

Try booting to Memtest86 you can burn a CD and I think it can also be run from a USB bootable flash drive. This will test your memory for problems and also let you know that the hardware in general will run (except the hard drive which is ignored at this stage.If the memory is good, then boot to your hard drive mfg's utility or Seatools from Seagate (DOS version) the same as Memtest but it tests your hard drive to see if it is just the drive that you cannot install on.If the memory and hard drive tests OK then you may just need to delete all current partitions on the hard drive before trying to install.If the memory does not test good, try cleaning the contacts on the memory with a soft pencil eraser and snapping them in and out 5 or 6 times to also burnish the slot's contacts. Then try memtest again on one stick at a time in case one stick is bad, swap and try again.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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Hello, im user of Acer Aspire ES1-331. I have been using it from February 2016 with Windows 8.1For a long time Acer Quick Access and Acer Bluelight Shield were working properly but some days ago something happened and: option of sharing WiFi disappeared (it was under "Rozruch do pulpitu") from AQA and it became impossible to turn on ABS. Earlier when i turned it on or off it happened immediately. Now some dots are going around for a few seconds and i get that: http://imgur.com/a/EpfjtIt means : "You cant control that device" . the same happens when i change intensity of ABS - nothing changes however it can write that it changed. On the screen "high" level is turned on but you see that it is a lie. I am using it on Admin accoutn of course.I reinstalled Acer Quick Access but nothing changed and i cant use Acer Bluelight Shield. Rest of options of Acer Quick Acces works (Wifi and Bluetooth).Thanks for reading!

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My acer active pen is not working consistently. The screen recognizes it sometimes, and other times it does not. The only way I can get it to recognize is by power cycling the pen (taking the battery out and putting it back in), or by power cycling the laptop. I replaced the battery so I know it is not a battery issue. I have an Acer Aspire R13 (Model #R7-371T), and recently upgraded to Windows 10.  I was having this problem earlier with Win 8.1, but it seems to have gotten worse with Windows 10.  I have updated to all the most recent drivers.  Very frustrating. Any thoughts? 

A:Acer Active Pen problems - Acer Aspire R13 (Model ...

http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/34304/~/acer-active-pen-stylus-for-aspire-r7-371tNote: When the Acer Active Pen has not been in use for 1 minute, the pen will go into sleep mode.

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Is this normal for a 6 month old machine..? I can't update windows 10. The message says that there's not enough room to update windows 10, so I buy a 32 gig card....still it says theres not enough space,,,so I try a 32gig usb stick....still no joy.....So I take it back to PC World where I'm treated like a child and told that they won't take it back...they'll just send it back to Acer to have windows 8 put on ...??!  and did I realise it was a cloudbook and NOT a laptop...!! Left the shop with steam coming out of my ears...so, my question is this....Has anyone out there succeeded in updating their windows 10 cloudbook Because that despite having owned and worked with computers for over 30 years I cannot solve this problem....(Nor have I experienced such poor ill informed salespeople as I have in PC World....but that's another story...

A:^ month old acer ao1 431 C2Q8 ACER ASPIRE ONE CLOU...

you need an USB flash drive or external HDD with at least 16Gb and it must be NTFS formatted.http://www.thewindowsclub.com/upgrade-devices-less-free-space-windows-10

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So at first i thought it my keyboard wasn't being seen by windows 10. but sometimes after holding the bluetooth button an unknown device appears that appears to be my keyboard. yet when i type in the connection code it doesn't respond and then the device no longer is showing. It could just be another bluetooth device though; i live in a dorm so there's many other people with bluetooth devices in the area. I checked out this: https://acer--uk.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30072/~/how-to-pair-the-acer-bluetooth-keyboar... but it only applies to 8 and 8.1, not 10. Perhaps acer should release a driver update for windows 10 early adopters that fixes their keyboard to work with windows 10, unless there is a simple bug fix? I looked online but i seem to be the only one with this issue so far, possibly due to the newness of 10. Edit: found this post, which weirdly didn't show up previously: http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-10/Bluetooth-not-working-after-installing-Windows-10-on-Aspire-... trying to update my drivers again to confirm this isn't an issue. edit 2: nope it added a connected devices section to replace the bluetooth section, but otherwise didn't solve the problem yet. edit 3: so after like 2 hours i finally realized what was the issue.In order for it to be discoverable you need to make sure to first install the new windows 10 specific bluetooth driver mentioned in the above post , then use the REPAIR option in the blu... Read more

A:Acer Keyboard Case (included with Acer Aspire P3) ...

I can fix this problem...1.setup windows 10 v1511 by usb2.when setup windows ready, update driver with windows update3.download driver Bluetooth and update setup from acer site belowhttp://www.acer.com/ac/en/KH/content/drivers4.restart computer5.after restart goto bluetooth and search new device6.long press on power button on keyboard bluetooth cover until see blink blue and red light together7.when bluetooth connect with keyboard cover, enter 6 code bluetooth and endter for accept code8.enjoy

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To start off, this laptop has been horrible since the day I got it. I can't even believe how slow it is; it lags doing even the simplest tasks.That aside; I was prompted to update an AMD Catalyst Radeon (something like that) software, so I did. The screen went black and nothing happened for almost 10 hours.I eventually decided to turn off the power. Now that I turn it back on it's just stuck on "Acer explore beyond limits" screen.It has been like this for days now. I've tried turning it on and off again several times. It's just stuck at that screen.What do I do? How do I fix this? I need this computer for school.

A:Acer Aspire ES 15 ES1-520-3441 stuck at "Acer expl...

Boot pressing F2 to enter BIOS, check if your HDD/SSD is listed on BIOS informations page. if you press Alt+F10 are you able to enter recovery? Which windows OS version is installed?

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Hi. I cannot download Acer Care Center for some reason. I have tried via wired and wireless connectivity with no joy. The AcerCareCenterCheckTool prompts Download failed. Please check your network connection and try again. I have tried run as admin, troubleshoot compatibility to which it fails each time. The only thing that does change is when running the program sometimes it prompts Your model is supported. Do you want to download Acer Care Center? to which I press Yes then downloading... dots keep moving until Download failed. Please check your network connection and try again. appears. Is there a direct link to the actual setup file? Also just to note. I found W10 run a lot smoother when I previously installed W10 carrying over apps etc. from 8.1. This fresh install if you like, upgrade carrying over nothing has killed boot times which were considerably faster previously. Have I lost any vital software, drivers etc. carrying over nothing then manually installing drivers from Acer supports site?











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A:Acer Aspire E5-571 Acer Care Center

I finally found a soluation after months of wondering why this is happening. It's my Virgin Media connection, the modem/router as when I connected to my phones wifi, teethering, Acer Care Center instantly updated so something within Virgin Medias network is blocking connectivity. I did try the Virgin Media's router as cause by diabling firewall etc. but with no joy I gave up but didn't try another connection until just now with tethering where as stated problem is sorted. I will report this to Virgin Media and post back anything relevant to this.













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Hi. I cannot download Acer Care Center for some reason. I have tried via wired and wireless connectivity with no joy. The AcerCareCenterCheckTool prompts Download failed. Please check your network connection and try again. I have tried run as admin, troubleshoot compatibility to which it fails each time. The only thing that does change is when running the program sometimes it prompts Your model is supported. Do you want to download Acer Care Center? to which I press Yes then downloading... dots keep moving until Download failed. Please check your network connection and try again. appears. Is there a direct link to the actual setup file? Also just to note. I found W10 run a lot smoother when I previously installed W10 carrying over apps etc. from 8.1. This fresh install if you like, upgrade carrying over nothing has killed boot times which were considerably faster previously. Have I lost any vital software, drivers etc. carrying over nothing then manually installing drivers from Acer supports site?

A:Acer Aspire E5-571 Acer Care Center

Are you trying to download and install Acer Care Center because you lost the recovery partitions?If they are gone, nothing you can download will put them back.You will need to go to the Acer store, click ERECOVERY and purchase restore media. 

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I do not have great computer nowledge so please keep it simple or point me towards a Tuition postthanks

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I wasted a lot of ink on this problem, by printing out a lot of information on it. But I found out that this is an easy fix. So I guess the wasted ink was not wasted after all, on one of these printouts was the solution. In the bio settings there is an option to change the default SATA Mode of the Boot Drive. The default is [AHCI] Mode Advanced Host Controller Interface. This needs to be set to [IDE] Mode using F5 key to change it over. As soon as I did this operation it let Windows Install and Format the drive with the correct size of the drive partition. (After setting the mode, do not forget to Save and Exit) I'm going to add this just because (ACER was no help on this problem and does not even have the driver's for my Acer Model on there web site) NOT GOOD ACER I hope this helps a lot of people that have had this problem. Later Fred

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It's now four and a half hours since i started the restore operating system and retain user data and the screen is exactly the same. is there anyone who can tell me if this is normal? Please?

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Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Welcome onboard! I am sorry for the issues you experience with your HP computer.  When you press the power-on button , does something happen ? Any lights emitting, any noise, anything ?  Please, review this HP official article about such an issue you experience now. Follow the appropriate steps that fit your case to attempt to fix the issue:>> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03515402 If you did try everything but nothing helped, I am afraid you will need to bring your computer (or ship it) to service - HP Authorized service center. If the computer is still under warranty, you will need to notify HP support first. If you are not sure where such a center is located, please contact HP support for assistance in finding one. Here is more info: >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372730>> http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-phone-assist.html

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I have the following notebook.

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 Proffesional x64.
I used the Asus CD to install all Asus stuff. Even the ones I don't need.

My notebook as two graphics cards. The default Intel Onboard card and the more powerful 1GB nVidia GeForce GT425M 1GB video card.
Before the upgrade (which was a clean install) when I played a game (left 4 dead2, call of duty: black ops) the notebook automatically switched from the Intel to the Nvidia graphics card. But it doesn't anymore.
I have read that my notebook used Nvidia Optimus technology to do this.
Although I can't seem to be able to solve the problem.

Here is my TSG SysInfo log:

Code:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6764 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -937 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 153499 MB, Free - 82492 MB; D: Total - 434874 MB, Free - 294610 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer Inc., N53Jf
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A:Notebook doesn't switch graphics modes.

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Can anyone help?

For the past month or so every time I am in the middle of doing something - usually on the Internet - the cursor stops moving and nothing happens when I press the Winkey or CTRL+ALT+DELETE.

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Any suggestions would be very welcome.

ocset

A:Mouse freezes - having to switch off notebook regularly

Welcome,

Can be memory or other causes. Fill out your system specs and I will try to help.

While you get the information that I need, you can download this. You may want to run it overnight, because it needs several runs to be accurate.
http://www.memtest86.com/

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I have a Thinkpad Yoga S1 and I was wondering how I can disable the volume rocker on the side of the system. I still want to be able to use the volume controls on the keyboard, but sometimes I accidentally press them and sometimes they get stuck so I want to just turn them off. How do I do this?Thanks.

A:Disable Volume Rocker on the side of Thinkpad Yoga...

I have the Yoga X1, and I have the same problem.  I keep mine verticle in a sleeve in my backpack, but these buttons are on the opposite side of the power port, so they face down and frequently get pressed due to gravity, which wakes the computer, which then runs down the battery and super heats up the unit while not being used in my backpack.  They also seem to somehow start the music player.  Anyway, there must be a registry key to disable them if Lenovo didn't have the foresight to put in an option to control/reprogram them.  Hopefully somebody knowledgible will respond.

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