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Battery reports it's fine, but notebook won't boot /wo AC plugged in

I am running Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5-581TG. I opened it up to clean (as I've done twice before), assembled it back and now observe weird behaviour: the laptop won't react to the power button ...
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Laptop suddenly gets turned off at charging 45%

Mine is acer aspire S7-392-9890 model ultrabook and It is very new. I just received it yesterday! I am totally happy with it except the charging. It really put me in shock when it first turned off ...
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Fresh install of Windows will not reboot, it freezes instead. Suspending will trash the install

I just installed Windows 7 Enterprise (no sp, v6.1.7600) to an Acer Aspire 5560. This problem is 100% reproducible on all 7 of the Acer 5560's I've tried it on. The installer froze instead of ...
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Replaced screen in Acer Aspire, now won't power on or acknowledge it's plugged in

I recently replaced the LCD screen from a different model Acer Aspire (Both 15.6" , same connector and LED backlight) in my laptop. I've replaced LCDs from other laptops before, so I'm fairly ...
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Backlight flashes quickly and then turns off on boot (and stays off)

On an Acer Aspire 47302 the backlight is off most of the time. When any of the following things happens, the backlight flashes on briefly, changes levels a few times, then turns off. The computer ...
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Flashing BIOS on Acer Aspire S7: wrong ROM file size?

I'm trying to update the BIOS on my Acer Aspire S7, which is only running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (no Windows), so that its fan would stop being so noisy. I followed the instructions on this person's post. ...
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Acer Aspire 5742G - Computer does not wake up from standby

Issue is in Windows 7 as well as in Debian Wheezy. In Windows every manufacturer recommended Driver is installed and the Bios is on the latest version. Windows was installed from the W7x64 SP1-U ...
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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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Is there an Acer battery management tool that limits the battery charge? Should I even bother?

I have a personal laptop (Lenovo Z470) at home and what I like about it is that its battery management software has a setting called "Best Battery Health" which makes the laptop stop charging at 50% ...
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Windows Setup could not configure Windows on this computer’s hardware

I have an ACER ASPIRE 5750-6636 and I'm trying to install windows (not an original OEM). When I try to install it gives an error as subject says. I've tried as per Microsoft KB article and used and ...
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Acer Aspire BSOD eRecovery corrupt

Fixing a laptop for a friend, acer aspire 5349, booting into safe mode failed...BSOD PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA Googled and toms hardware replies seem to suggest bad RAM. Oddly though I managed to ...
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My Acer Aspire R7 laptop touch scroll pad isn't working, and fn f7 isn't fixing it

I can't figure out how to get the scroll to work again on my laptop. I've only had the laptop for a few weeks and have been greatly disappointed with its many problems. I have Windows 8 installed ...
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360 views

Aspire 5741g laptop display corruption a few minutes after boot

What could be the reason that my Acer Aspire 5741G laptop always gets corrupted graphics a few minutes after boot? (Intel Chipset, Ati Graphics) It happens kernel independent. It happens in Windows ...
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acer 5755g battery backup sudden decrase from 3hrs charging to 1 hr…what is the cause?

Few days ago my acer 5755g have 3 hours battery backup but now my battery backup is just 1 hour lasting .i asked to some acer customer he answered me may be the last format was done with charging .now ...
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Partially Charge Acer Laptop to Increase battery life

I own an Acer Aspire 5755G on Windows 7 x64 and I recently read that keeping your battery charged at 100% the whole time degrades battery life. The problem is, I always keep it in my laptop but ...
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225 views

Replaced optical drive with SSD in caddy, but BIOS freezes (Acer Aspire 5740-5847)

I tried replacing the optical drive of my Acer Aspire 5740-5847 with an Intel SSD (inside a caddy I bought from ebay), but then the BIOS freezes, after showing that it has detected both hard drives - ...
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Acer aspire laptop (Win7-64) forgets my settings

I've had a Windows-7 (64) Acer aspire laptop working fine for several years. Occasioanlly it gets used by house quests and people other than myself. Now today when I switch it on, it appears to have ...
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Power use on Acer Aspire (Cannot remove battery), How to save battery life?

I own an Acer Aspire m5-581t, In which the battery cannot be removed, I use my laptop all the time for 6-7 hours everyday. Do I just keep the battery at 100% connected to the AC power or shall I ...
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Is an 11.1v battery safe to use in an Acer Aspire 5740 laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire 5740-6378 that has a FAILING 10.8V 4400mAHr 48WHr battery. The three websites that were "rated as reputable," all show the same voltage of 11.1v as a replacement. My manual ...
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Acer Aspire One getting extremely hot

I have an Acer Aspire One D250-1197. I really better type fast before it overheats again... For some reason, I'm having a problem with heat on my netbook only when I run Joli OS (Ubuntu 9.10 LTS?). ...
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509 views

Can I replace a SODIMM SDRAM with SODIMM DRAM in my laptop

Can I replace a SODIMM SDRAM with SODIMM DRAM in my Acer aspire 5742g? I want to update my memory, but all this types are confusing me. I looked at my computers memory and it says it has a SODIMM ...
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Acer Aspire 7741Z 5731 black screen at boot

From the off state, turning the laptop on causes the screen to turn on, but remains black. The CPU fan is activated, and the air that it is pushing out is warm. There's no acer logo or BIOS POST ...
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Acer Aspire 5755g randomly shuts down when moving the machine

I have an Acer Aspire 5755g that will sit and run fine on my desk but whenever I try to lift my laptop to another location it will randomly shut down. It is not overheating because I can turn it back ...
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Playing Blu-Ray discs on an Acer Aspire laptop

I bought this (otherwise very nice) laptop around 3 years ago, but Blu-Ray never worked on it. (Even though it was promoted as Blu-Ray compatible with stickers on it and what not.) ‎ Acer/Windows ...
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Difference between batteries for Acer Laptops?

My girlfriend's Acer Aspire One battery is no longer working, and I am trying to find a replacement for her online. Her exact model is Acer Aspire One 533-23Dww. However, I have not been able to ...
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555 views

Maximum Memory for Acer Aspire 5672wlmi

I wanted to upgrade the memory in my Acer Aspire 5672wlmi. By default, there are 2 x 1GB DDR2 installed and I wanted to upgrade to 3GB, so I bought a 2GB DDR2 PC667. When I replace one of the ...
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712 views

Stop GPU core throttling in Acer V3-571G which makes graphics card useless

I have bought Acer V3-571G it has GeForce GT630.Games are running superb... but just for a 2-3 minutes until this card warms up. I have updated BIOS from 1.08 to 1.13 and the memory stopped throttling ...
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My acer aspire laptop suddenly stopped working, just a blank screen

My Acer aspire laptop suddenly stopped working while it was connected to my Nokia mobile modem through USB. It stopped with power switch staying on and no response to clicking off, no irregular sound, ...
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Laptop turning off when fan is spinning hard

My laptop seems to have reach its lifespan. Its an Acer laptop so I guess that's normal. But I'd like to hear your opinions about this. My laptop is only 2 years old. I haven't heard the fan spinning ...
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Fail to install any OS on laptop

I have this weird problem I never seen before. I'm trying to install windows 7 on my laptop Acer Aspire 6920 (I have two of them). One of them is in working condition (Windows 7 installed), the other ...
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227 views

Is there any way to fix this crack in my laptop

I have an Acer Aspire5250 that I've had for almost a year. Recently, it got a crack above one of the USB ports. Is there any cost effective way to repair this or is this something I'm just going to ...
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How To Recover My Data From Not Detected Hard Disk?

I am using Acer Laptop one day before my Hard Disk is not detected in BIOS and not booting it's shows Insert Boot Disk and I am try another H.D.D it's boot perfectly in my Laptop but,I want detect and ...
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Stop Touchpad from disabling itself when I press any keys?

I have an acer E1-571 laptop, with an ELAN Smart Pad. Unfortunately the "Smart" pad is a bit too smart. It automatically disables itself while I am pressing any keys. This is useful when typing. ...
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when my laptop battery is fully charged should i unplug charger and let the battery discharge? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it better to use a laptop on battery or on AC power? I was wondering if when a laptop battery is full charged if one should unplug it and let the battery discharge or ...
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How can I properly clean an acer laptop keyboard after a spill? [duplicate]

So it happened; I spilled juice on my laptop's keyboard. It was only a little bit, but enough to instantly terrify me and make the necessary precautions to ensuring my laptop's safety. So I did ...
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Acer Aspire 3002LCi (3000 series) computer does not boot up?

Recently I was attempting to boot from a USB into a thumbdrive MS-DOS, but as I was in the BIOS settings tab (phoenix bios, in case it matters) the computer froze. I tried hitting buttons etc, but ...
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Laptop fan runs at full speed during light (?) usage

With only e.g. 2 browsers open, the fan on the laptop seems to be running at full speed. How do I check if there is a process that is generating a lot of stress for the hardware?
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USB stick does not boot on laptop

I just created a bootable usb stick with a linux distro (Trinitry rescue kit), in order to get rid of viruses on a windows 7 laptop, an acer 1410. The stick boots other laptops and desktops but not ...
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417 views

I removed the original MBR on a Acer notebook, how to access the recovery partition?

I have an acer notebook. I installed my own copy of windows 7 (...) and I kept the recovery partition. But now, how do I access it? If I press F12 a boot menu comes out, but it doesn't propose the ...
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How to flash Acer Aspire 5541 BIOS with USB when LCD is not working?

I want to flash my BIOS to see if it will fix my LCD problem (screen is just black when i turn the laptop on). The BIOS update says: [Fixed History] 1. Solve DVD can't be dislpayed in clone mode 2. ...
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Laptop Keys Not Working

I bought an Acer Aspire 5742Z recently and after about two weeks a few of the keys on the keyboard just stopped responding - I've plugged in an external keyboard and all keys work fine which would ...
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Acer Aspire runs slow, black screens after logging in

I have and Acer Aspire laptop that's about 3-4 months old that is now running super slow. I takes five minutes to get to the login page and after logging in, it freezes right after saying welcome. ...
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440 views

Acer laptop unmutes itself automatically?

I'm using an Acer laptop 4937G and have found myself sometimes accidentally unmuting the machine (I have no idea which button I've clicked - in fact i think that it had something to do with the sensor ...
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555 views

New laptop keeps crashing, freezing

I got a new acer laptop a week ago and I just want to throw it in a bin. It's a core i5 480m with HD6550 gfx card and 2GB ram. The thing is it will just randomly freeze, like if I right click on the ...
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Need more clarification on upgrading to 4GB on an Acer Aspire 5102WLMI

In one of the questions before (from October 2009) the question has been answered how to get an ACER Aspire 5102WLMI with 4GB of memory up and running beyond POST. I have exactly that problem, but ...
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391 views

Any laptops with curved keyboards? [closed]

My wife has an old-ish Acer Aspire. She really likes the slightly-curved keyboard. However, the newer models I've looked at don't seem to have this anymore. Her current laptop is on the way out, ...
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965 views

Laptop freezes when being idle for a while, what can I do to get a clue?

This has happened a few times, when I haven't used my laptop for 10 minutes or so, it just freezes. I had to power cycle it. Does this sound like a hardware issue? What can I do to diagnose this ...
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689 views

Acer Aspire Timeline - Power control application?

I recently purchased an Acer Aspire Timeline 3810TZ notebook. It comes equipped with 2 modes, one for power saving (screen is dimmer, etc) and another for when connected to a power source. However, ...
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Whats the difference between Acer Aspire AS7740-5691 and Acer Aspire AS7740-5142?

Acer Aspire AS7740-5142 Acer Aspire AS7740-5691 I'm scratching my head over the large ($150+) price difference that I'm finding between these two problems. The only thing I can see is that one ...
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How to disassemble an Acer Aspire 5730

I have an Acer Aspire 5730-4163 whose power jack has died. I'm looking for a disassembly how-to or service manual, preferably with clear pictures. Google hasn't turned up anything for me. Anyone know ...