Acer Aspire One is a line of subcompact notebook computers, or netbooks from Acer Inc.

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restore failed-error coded=0x3ed (the volume does not contain a recognized file system drivers are loaded and that the volume is not corrputed)

I have an aspire z3101-u4062 that was donated to me. the previous owner pirated movies and went on bad web sites The computer most likely got a nasty virus. I turn on screen it just flashes a small ...
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Acer Aspire One Wireless Capability Switch Issue

My computer has all the necessities to use wifi, but my wireless capability won't turn on and when I use the front switch it shows the antenna symbol with an x every time. It's had this issue ...
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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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Upgrading RAM memory on an Acer Aspire One ZG5 netbook, model AOA110 results in less RAM than expected

I have tried to increase the RAM on an old netbook from Acer, an Aspire One ZG5. I went on www.crucial.com and using their built-in tool, I ordered the putatively correct module for my netbook, and I ...
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Windows XP installation on Aspire one acer netbook

I would like to seek advise. I am trying to install Windows XP but the moment it reaches the Installation part (before finalizing installation) under 9 minutes, the screen Freezes. I can't do anything ...
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Enable No-Execute Protection in my BIOS on Aspire One 753

I am trying to install Windows 8 on Virtualbox, so I need to turn on No-Execute memory protection for it to work, according to this article: Windows 8 on VirtualBox and VMWare: Your PC Needs To ...
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Does Acer use a BIOS whitelist on my Acer Aspire One ZG5?

I have a Acer netbook sitting around, and I'm going to upgrade the card, however, I don't know if Acer uses a whitelist. Does Acer use a whitelist? If so, how can I tell if my WiFi card I'm going to ...
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base system device has yellow exclaimation mark

I just had windows 7 reinstalled as my computer crashed now my webcam wont take a picture or cant read my sd card. says base system device driver has a yellow exclaimation mark could this be the ...
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Acer Aspire One D270 (Atheros ar5b125 wireless)

I have an Acer Aspire D270 with windows 7 32 bit installed. Also I have windows 8 installed. For 3 weeks both have been working just fine. One night I left the netbook on downloading in Windows 7, I ...
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Acer Aspire One a0531h/zg8 BIOS suddenly asks for password

I have an old Acer Aspire One a0531h/zg8 with Arch Linux installed on it. I think it had Windows 7 before. I've never had any problems with it after I started using Arch. However, recently, I turned ...
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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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Enable NX-bit in Atom N270 for Acer AOA 150-1570?

I tried looking in the BIOS settings for an NX option but I did not find any. Is there any trick or hidden menu in the BIOS or elsewhere that I can enable the hardware support for NX? Have I missed ...
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Launch Manager for windows 8

Acer has an utility called Launch Manager for Windows 7 and below that displays an icon on the screen when you press Caps Lock, Num Lock, Scroll Lock or when you change the volume/brightness using the ...
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Are Motherboards for the Acer Aspire One AOA150 Netbook Compatible with the AOA110?

I have an Acer Aspire One ZG5 AOA110-1588 netbook, and the motherboard doesn't have a port for a SATA 2.5 inch hard drive; it only supports this slow 8GB SSD type drive. Through research I've ...
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SATA Driver for Acer Aspire One D257

i have a Acer Aspire One D257. In this netbook the hard disk is defect so i bought a new one. Now i want to reinstall Windows 7. Im using an external DVD Drive plugged into USB. The Windows 7 DVD is ...
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My brother's computer's screen won't turn on until reset while running Windows 7

My brother was waiting for something on his computer to get finished, but his monitors (including the netbook monitor) turned off and refused to turn on until he reset the computer. He was running ...
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Can't move cursor after key press?

I found out that after I press a key on my Acer Aspire One netbook, I can't move the cursor for one second. This is very not convenience because I am playing games and I can't move my cursor while I ...
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Acer Aspire One D270 fan continuously running

I recently purchased a new Acer D270 netbook and observed that its fan is continuously running. Although fan was not making any audible noise at all i thought of using Acer Aspire One Temperature ...
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Wireless adapter not recognised on Ubuntu 11.04 using Acer Aspire One ZG8

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on to my girlfriends Acer Aspire One ZG8 netbook. It was running Windows XP before this, and was grinding to a halt. Everything has been ok with it except it can't ...
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How can I recover my notebook from a failed BIOS update?

I have an Acer ZG5 netbook. After 1 year of using Ubuntu, I installed Windows 7 on it. Additionally, I installed a BIOS update that was supposed to fix battery issues. However, it restarted and would ...
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Can I upgrade my Acer One Happy2 notebook to 4 GB

I have an Acer Aspire One Happy2 netbook with 2GB of ram. Can I upgrade memory on this netbook to 4 GB? Also want to know how many memory slot does it have?
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Laptop charger disconnects and reconnects, charger or battery broken?

I've got an Acer Aspire One netbook (AOA-150) and there's obviously something wrong with it. The charging port gets VERY HOT and the charger seems to disconnect and reconnect quickly sometimes. This ...
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How do I reset the Windows password on an Acer Aspire One 753? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can reset Windows administrator password? I have an Acer Aspire One 753 notebook, but I don't know the password to the Windows 7 installation on it. How do I reboot ...
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How to Backup an Acer Aspire One Recovery Partition?

Acer Aspire One has a 13 GB Recovery Partition. Is it possible to backup this partition to a network share? If so, how do I do that?
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Acer Aspire One (deleting all except its original files)

How can I know what are the original files of an Acer Aspire One? I want to delete all files that didn't come with it originally.
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Out of MTRRs at boot

It seems my laptop (an Acer Aspire One AOA150) runs out of MTRRs at boot. I've done some googling on the problem and read that people recommend turning on MTRR sanitizing to fix it, however, it still ...
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Doubt about netbook energy modes

In my control panel there's an energy preferences option. There, I find a "Balanced" energy mode and a "Performance" energy mode. The only differences I detect are the brightness levels and the ...
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Acer Aspire One in infinite loop after it demands that I use eRecovery

I have an Acer Aspire One that is dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04. After not using the netbook for about a month, I turn it on to use the Windows partition. Windows decided that I need to use ...
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Max ram for Acer Aspire one D255

I can't seem to find what the max amount of ram is supported on the Acer Aspire one D255. It came with 1gb, and I see that most netbooks support up to 2gb.
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Flickering issue in external monitor when used with Acer Aspire One D260 netbook (Intel GMA 3150)

I recently purchased a Acer Netbook, Aspire One D260. It runs flawlessly. Yesterday I bought a Samsung 23" TFT with a native resolution of 1920x1080. According to the information found in the internet ...
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Replacing the HDD in a netbook

I have an Aspire One (ZG5) with a spinning platters HDD that is starting to show signs of needing a reinstall. I also happened to end up with a spare 80GB SSD and I'm considering swapping it out but ...
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Does a mini PCIe SSD fit into a Acer Aspire One?

Question: What, if any, mini PCIe SSDs fit into the mini PCIe slot of the Acer Aspire one AOD250? Info: I have an Aspire One and I've been considering loading it with an SSD. The mini PCIe drives ...
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Acer Aspire One — strange battery problem, charges only up to ~90%

I have this strange problem on the acer aspire one d250. It happened already once before, stayed for about two weeks, and then "fixed itself". The problem is as follows: the battery can't seem to get ...
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Can someone recommend a Compact Flash card to be used as a boot disk/fixed disk

I have an early Acer Aspire One netbook, and the flash drive is really slow at writing. I've taken it apart to add more RAM, but I've pretty much stopped using it. I've read about people replacing the ...
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How to access “Manage wireless networks” in acer netbook (windows 7)

I have windows 7 prof on a aspire acer one netbook. I want to access the "Manage wireless networks" panel from Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and Sharing Center -> Manage wireless ...
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Change Acer Aspire one D250 resolution

Is there any way to choose something other than than 1024x600 or 800x600 resolution on a Acer Aspire One D250 netbook (Windows 7 Starter). A program we use needs at least 1024x768 but it's not ...
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Running Linux on Acer Aspire One

Does anybody know if I can run Linux on an Acer Aspire One? I see from they shipped a version of it with Linux but was wondering if I can switch from Windows XP to any form of Linux?
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Compiz and Desktop Effects on Netbook with External Monitor

I have an Acer Aspire One AO150 and am having trouble plugging in an external monitor under Ubuntu 9.10. There were no problems under 9.04. If I plug in an external monitor once the machine is already ...
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Google Chrome OS on Acer Aspire One AOA 150 netbook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: USB bootable of Chromium OS I have a Acer Aspire One AOA 150 with Windows Xp Home. I want to try and dual boot it with Google Chrome OS. But before that I would like to ...
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Small footprint Windows XP install on netbook

I have a Aspire One AOA 150 . I want to customize a Windows XP installation ( for e.g with nlite ) for small memory footprint and low CPU usage. then I want to try out Windows XP embedded for ...
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Acer Aspire One AOA 150 netbook health monitoring software

I have a Acer Aspire One AOA 150 with Windows Xp Home. I want to monitor the voltages from the power supply, the temperature of the system, the CPU and fan speeds. Much like the functionality of ...
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different monitor for my laptop

How can I use an external monitor on my Acer One laptop? I dont really care about having an extra monitor, I just want to be able to hook up an external one at times to have a larger screen to work ...
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Force unmount in Ubuntu, to fix problems after netbook sleep mode

The only thing I actually need to know here, is how to force an unmount while device is busy. umount -f doesn't work. The following description is just background for why I need to do this, in case ...
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Optimizing battery life on Acer Aspire One netbook

I have a Acer Aspire One AOA 150 with Windows Xp Home and Windows 7 Pro with a 3 cell battery. What are the techniques for improving battery life in both Windows7 and Xp ?
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How to require “password” when booting into Android on Acer Aspire One AOD250?

I have an Acer Aspire One AOD250 which comes with a dual-booting system with Android and Windows XP. When I boot into Android, it goes straight to the home screen without any verification of my ...
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Acer AC713 MONTIOR

I have an Acer AC713 CRT. After trying to play a game on my PC I get the error: OUT OF RANGE H:75,1KHZ ; V:60,1HZ Can you tell my how can I solve this problem?
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How to get Acer AspireOne netbook to re-recognize its webcam?

I have an Acer Aspireone netbook that refuses to recognize its camera. The model of the netbook is an A0A150, and it is running windows XP SP3. In the device manager, under the usb devices section ...
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Can I install an x86 version of XP on an acer aspire one

I have bought an acer aspire one which has the intel atom processor running linux and am having difficulty getting a 3G USB modem (huwaei e220) working with it. I have spent a significant amount of ...
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Video Skype on Aspire One

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook with the default Linpus Lite OS. It only supports video chat using Pidgin with MSN accounts. All of my contacts have Skype or Google accounts set up, but not MSN. Is ...
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Create netbook recovery image without DVD burner (virtual burner?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a free or open-source burner emulator I have a new Acer Aspire One which is asking to create a recovery DVD. It doesn't have a built in burner, and I don't ...