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Laptop keyboard issue – some of the keys don't work

I have a problem with built-in keyboard. I use Acer V3 GT 572G with installed Ubuntu 14.04 + KDE. Problem exists from the first day of usage (I got it only few days). Problem: it happens that some of ...
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How do I partition a new hard drive with no OS? Windows 7

I have an Acer Aspire desktop whose hard drive went bad. I installed a new 1T Seagate Barracuda (which replaced a 750M Barracuda). I made recovery disks when I first got the desktop, but when I put ...
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Why does my Acer aspire make a clicking sound when switched on?

I get a continuous clicking sound from my Acer Aspire One when I turn it on, along with a blank black screen. Can anyone help please.
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Acer Aspire 7741Z cannot install Windows

I have an Acer Aspire 7741Z that crashed on me and I had to replace the HDD. I didn't have a Windows disk to use for install so I installed Ubuntu. It works, it boots, everything is fine. Now I ...
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Acer Aspire S7 wireless mouse not working, already replaced battery

I only use this mouse when I am travelling, I have another logitec mouse, that is for home use. Last week the house mouse was not showing cursor, it was about a half hour to fix. This week, the ...
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Acer Aspire won't boot properly: power led & batter led come on, fans spin, black screen

I have an acer aspire V which did: during normal usage screen goes black. Fan keeps spinning but can't wake it Power & Batter LEDs still working as expected if you hold the power button ...
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Loss of resolution support with HDMI to VGA converter

I purchased a new Lenovo S510P Touch earlier this year, after my Dell was stolen. When I got it, I realised that there was no VGA port, which made me facepalm at a regulated rate. So, I got myself an ...
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Headphone Playback not Working

I am using an Acer S7-191 with Windows 8.1, I had the system reinstalled with the same Windows version after an windows update crashed the system. The problem is I cannot plug headphone to playback. ...
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Is it necessary to renew thermal grease on Acer AO722?

Did anyone renewed the thermal grease on the Acer AO722, there is a need to renew it on this laptop? If yes how can I know for sure that I should to do it ?
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Windows 8-7 downgrade, reinstallation and gpt partitions

I recently purchased 2 Acer Travelmate B113 11" laptops for use by our SMT guys when going abroad but have run into some problems. They came with Windows 8 pro downgraded to Windows 7, preinstalled ...
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Why my CPU heavily loaded?

Idle CPU load ranges 30-80%, when performing any tasks - 100%. problem in linux and windows. The computer is not dusty, model acer ao722, fan is working. Sensor shows initial termperature - 57 C, idle ...
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Cause of this display issue?

Whenever I load one of a few games (Starcraft II, Command and Conquer: Generals, War Rock, etc), the monitor starts behaving like you can see in my link. It flashes through a few different colors, ...
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netbook screen stays black

I have an acer aspire one netbook. The screen is black but the computer turns on (LED's are on, fan is spinning, etc.) By black I mean absolutely no backlight. I tried to remove the battery and power ...
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Acer Aspire One ZG5 white screen

Acer Aspire One Model: ZG5 When turn my laptop on during loading see Acer Empower Screen where can hit F2 to go to setting and see the Windows XP with the 3 blue dot loading bar completely fine ...
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Acer Monitor - No Response to Power Supply?

Model No is S231HL, for reference. As I was packing to leave my dorm, I unplugged it for the first time in a long time. It was working just a few minutes before this. I then realized I wasn't sure ...
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Audio Pinout on Gateway/Acer DIG43L motherboard

I have been trying to find the pinout on the AUDIOS1 header for a Gateway/Acer DIG43L motherboard. I was able to find the Acer X3810 manual that identifies it as an internal audio jack, but there was ...
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Synaptics Clickpad not recognized

After a complete disk wipe on my Acer V5-573G I installed Windows 8.1 and the synaptics drivers for the touchpad, version 17.0.6.17 which I downloaded from the Acer Website. The driver install did ...
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What adhesive should I use to secure power jack on an Acer/eMachines laptop?

I was going to use superglue, not sure how it'd handle the heat though and I'd be afraid of it getting in the jack. Two way tape seems to be a plausible solution (I've used it in automotive ...
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My Acer laptop will not boot [closed]

Acer V5 laptop with Windows 7 installed displays the following error when I turn it on: Operating system not found. The hard drive can be detected in the BIOS. What is wrong with my laptop?
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
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What are the other compatible batteries for acer travelmale P253-M? [closed]

I've a acer travelmate (ntebook) P253-M, whose battery I'm trying to replace. My question is: is there any other batteries that could be used instead of the exact model? For example, do I have to use ...
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Dead battery in brand new acer travel mate, have the warranty, how to repair? [closed]

Couple of days back I bought a brand new acer travel mate 253-M from amazon.de, but the battery is not being charged at all, seems the battery is dead. I'm not located in Germany, but I have the ...
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USB 3.0 not working at full speed on Windows 8

I have an Acer p243-m which came with Windows 7. The USB 3.0 port worked fine after installing the driver. But after I clean installed Windows 8, the speed dropped from say 100MBps to 28MBps. How ...
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Acer TravelMate 253M, battery not being charged

I bought a new Acer TravelMate notebook 253M today. When the charger is connected with the laptop, it is on, or I can switch it on, but it always shows the battery is empty or cannot find the battery. ...
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VT-X option not available in BIOS even if Intel Core supports VT-X

Im trying to speed up an android emulator using VT-X but there is no VT-X options in my BIOS. Even worse, my BIOS is almost empty! There is only the change password, which way to boot, information and ...
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Acer Iconia w510 in recovery, no keyboard

My Acer Iconia W510 is stuck in recovery after Windows 8.1 update. I have unfortunately no access to the keyboard docking station. I have found ways to recover the tablet, but all solutions needs the ...
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Arch Linux (Acer C7 Chromebook) How to load a newer kernel than 3.4.0?

I installed Arch Linux on the x86_64 Acer C7 chromebook using these instructions (external link). I then edited this script to exclude debian-related stuff that doesn't come with arch linux: ...
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How to use a computer with no hard drive?

I have an acer 6310 that doesnt support usb boot. My hard drive is broken, i don't know what happened. My IDE TO USB adaptor doesn't even recognize it on my other laptop, it just died. I wanna use it ...
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Windows asks for activation after putting in hard drive from another laptop

I have an Acer netbook with a bad hard drive – or one that needs to recovered. So I took the hard drive from a broken laptop and put it into the Acer. It says it has three days to activate or it will ...
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My Acer Aspire V5 571 laptop powers on but the screen remains blank

I was on Skype on a hot day inside the house yesterday and our 6 month old laptop just went blank but still powers on. I can turn it off by holding the power button for a length of time.
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acer aspire notebook restarting frequently

Once I forcefully shut down my acer notebook several times (this happened when I tried to connect my computer to my LED tv via HDMI cable. At that time my computer was not responding). Later I tried ...
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Windows 7 wireless driver

I can't find wireless driver (or any other drivers) for Acer TravelMate 4001WLMi. OS is Windows 7. There was Windows XP installed, but I've installed Windows 7. Now I'm unable to find any drivers for ...
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Mouse connection to an ACER Aspire 1830T

I am trying to connect my Apple wireless mouse to my ACER Aspire 1830T and I have looked so hard for the answer but I cant seem to find it. I have looked into the handbook asked computer geeks ...
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Acer Travelmate 5744 can't boot from SSD in presense of HDD

While ago I bought a SSD for my Acer Travelmate 5744 laptop and replaced a HDD with it. All was great. Recently I decided to replace a DVD drive I hardly ever use with my old HDD to get more ...
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Booting from USB on Aspire M

I installed Offline NT Password on a USB too boot from on a Acer Aspire M notebook. When I enter the boot menu, I only see Windows Boot Manager. Is this because the boot image is corrupted on the usb ...
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transfer my laptops recovery partition keeping it bootable

I have an acer aspire 5750 laptop which initially stopped booting but I placed the hdd into another pc and chkdsk managed to fix it enough to get it booting, sadly it still resets when certain parts ...
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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire 5570z

I recently installed ubuntu 13.10 on the computer to get some use out of it. I have no clue why the wifi is not working as a day ago it had Windows Vista and was. I have installed the proprietary ...
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ACER ASPIRE V3-571G-9435 Fan not kicking in leading to overclocking

This laptop has always had this problem. The temperatures kick up to the thermal cieling of 99C for the CPU (i7-3610QM) and 94C for the GPU (GT 640M). Problem is, the FAN doesn't give a damn. It's ...
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Power issues after failed Kaspersky scan

I have an Acer AT3-100-EF20 and was running a Kaspersky full scan, but the computer locked up. The task manager didn't work and I shut the computer down. Restarted after a bit and nothing came up on ...
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Acer W3-810 Windows8 tablet is suddenly going to be Sleep mode

I had set-up not to go to sleep mode. But, Acer W3-810 tablet is going to be sleep mode... I set all setting of sleep of in Control panel. After Idle timeout, system log 13:21:19 Kernel-Power The ...
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After enabling “No GUI boot” my Acer 5552 gets caught in a reboot loop

I was trying to optimize my boot speed by turning on No GUI boot in the boot options but after I rebooted and it hangs on Please wait... for a good 10 minutes then reboots. I've tried to boot into ...
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Mouse initializing at the BIOS takes long

I'm on an Acer Aspire 5738ZG laptop with a Phoenix BIOS v. 1.34. It's loading for about 15 seconds and I wondered if I could reduce that time. In the setup I have found and disabled Quiet boot (no ...
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Screen fonts problems

My screen font sprinkles Russian words in documents. I happens in my email, and on any page I try to read. Pages sometimes load correctly and suddenly the characters change while I'm reading. If I ...
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Only any one port in the 4 port usb hub is working

I recently bought a 4 port usb hub. I happened to find that only any one port among the 4 ports are working in my laptop. (i.e. all ports are working but only one at a time) Brand of my laptop is ...
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CMOS Battery recharged [duplicate]

My pc was unused for several months(its a 5 year old acer desktop) and on boot up a screen came up indicating that the CMOS battery was low. Any time I restarted, as expected, the same screen came up ...
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Not able to turn on wifi after reboot

I have Acer Aspire 5560G laptop. I've been using it with wifi networks for a while. Anyway, once I left it in suspended mode, then switched it off by long-pressing power button and after booting again ...
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Acer 5755g has no battery icon after installing Windows 8

As title says, no battery icon shows and can't be enabled using the icon manager.
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Setting up mSSD caching on Acer M3-581TG

Apparently the Acer M3-581TG supports some kind of caching using its 20GB internal SSD. I reformatted the hard drive to get rid of all the crapware it came with, and I can't seem to get this feature ...
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My laptop says I'm using around 10% CPU but it's running at 1.9GHz (i7 q720 rated at 1.6GHZ) constantly

as the title says, my laptop seems to be running really quick when technically it's not doing anything. The fan is always on full and although it hasn't got any stability issues I can't help thinking ...
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Trobleshooting monitor acer AL 1916W

My monitor acer AL 1916W when I put it on it blinks green and yellow while display is black. What could be the problem?