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Boot setup bios laptop

I'm having a big problem. I have an Acer Aspire E1-572 laptop and all of a sudden a few keys stopped working. F2, F4, F8, F9, F12, left shift and so on... Most of them are really important, specially ...
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Acer Aspire v17 nitro wierd wifi issue, hardware damage?

i have a relatively new acer aspire v17 nitro. here's my issue, after booting, my net speed is usually fine. but after some use, a couple of youtube videos, an hour of twitch streams, a few steam ...
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Can't install nVidia driver on notebook running Windows 10

Today, I reinstalled Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire 5755G. One of the first things I wanted to do was installing a driver for my built-in GeForce GT 630M. I tried: The Windows 10 driver (nvidia.de) ...
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Acer Aspire 1694 not charging

I've a Acer Aspire 1694WLMi and it just stopped working. When the charger is connected, its (the charger) green LED indicator starts flashing repeatedly but there's no life signal from the laptop. On ...
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BX100 not showing up during windows installation

I have a Acer E5-511 with N2940 and I upgraded it to 4gb of RAM. It came with a hdd so I wanted to change it to a BX100. So I did, and I ran my windows 10 installation. It didn't see my ssd at all. In ...
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Unexplainable, random CPU lock-ups

Hardware: Acer Aspire XC-603g (stock hardware, no modifications) Almost a year ago, I asked this question on AskUbuntu because I had thought that the problem was with my installation of Ubuntu. ...
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How to install Kali Linux on Acer Aspire Switch 10 (windows tablet)?

I wish to install kali linux into my acer aspire switch 10 which is currently running full windows 8.1, is there any guide to do it? Things that i have: - kali linux x64 iso - bootable pendrive My ...
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Acer Aspire X1935 crashing

I have a 2.5 year old Acer Aspire X1935 desktop (i5-3450 3.10GHz x 4, 8GB RAM, ivybridge integrated graphics) that has been intermittently crashing. The crashes manifest as horizontal bars across the ...
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Acer Aspire V11 Ubuntu 14.04 installs but won't boot

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire V 11. The installation completes but on restarting it says 'No bootable system' However when I inspect the hard disc using the live disc it shows ...
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What are the necessary steps to completely wipe & reinstall Windows 7 Home Premium on my Acer 5742?

I have an Acer 5742 with Windows 7 Home Premium (bloatware included) What are the necessary steps for me to take to completely wipe the hard drive and reinstall Windows 7 Home Premium to prep for ...
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Can Acer Converter Port be used as miniDP with full HD and 4K monitors

I have Acer Aspire R7 laptop with Intel HD4000 display adapter and Acer Converter Port which looks like miniDP connector. Acer doesn't provide information about usage of this port for monitor ...
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Acer Aspire Nitro boot Windows 10 from usb 3.0

I've been trying to get my asus aspire nitro to boot from usb. I have windows 10 pro installed on the portable hard drive. The nitro only comes with 3 usb 3.0 and no usb 2.0. I managed to get the ...
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Laptop self monitor not working, only external monitors work

My laptop was doing a software installation for Windows 8.1 yesterday for over 2 hours and stuck on 2/10. I then decided to do a hard reset on the laptop with the power button and it rebooted with a ...
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Getting “Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power” on an Acer Aspire 7740

Sometimes I’m getting the blue screens of death on my Acer Aspire 7740. Those are due to “Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power.” I Googled and thought its because of overheating. So I cleaned my notebook ...
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How to activate VT-x on a Acer Aspire E 15 E5-573G-34QR?

How to activate the hardware virtualization on this laptop if the BIOS menu does not have any options? It's very simplified. Similar to How to activate VT-x on a Acer Aspire E1-571G? Can't use that ...
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Laptop booting several times before really starting

So my laptop (Acer Aspire E15) with Intel Celeron Processor doesn't boot properly. When I press the start button the blue light turns on and it makes some sounds as if the computer will turn on but ...
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Side scrolling doesn't work in some applications after installation of Windows 8

After I updated from Windows 8 to 8.1 on my Acer E1-522 laptop yesterday I realised that my side scrolling had stopped in most apps but still works occasionally (some files I'll open in LibreOffice ...
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Windows shows wrong resolution compared to display

I have/had a problem with my desktop not showing icons, namely spacing properly in Windows 8.1 and 10. In the process of trying to fix this, some of the suggestions talked about laptop (Acer Aspire ...
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High resolution display desktop icon positioning

I am using Acer Aspire S7-391 and I can't position icons to far right and to the bottom of my desktop. I believe it has something to do with its resolution, which is 1920x1080. I know I can position ...
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Homegroup issue

I have recently installed Windows 10, and remade another Homegroup, everything is Okay except a new connection with a strange Letters on my Network. is that risky? and how to get rid of it?
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My Built In Webcam Is Too Zoomed In On My Windows 8 Acer Laptop. How Do I Zoom It Out?

I wanna find a way to zoom it out, it works OK, but on streaming websites like Omegle, iMeetzU, and Skype, it's too zoomed in! Is there ANY way to fix this?
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Reformatting an Acer E1-570

I’m trying to reformat an Acer E1-570 i5 from work. Customer returned the unit still logged in to their email, and by the looks of it, there were problems resetting it. Long story short, it wouldn’t ...
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My Intel T9300 stuck at 0,75 GHz?

The CPU speed shown in my task manager confuses me. It shows permanently 0,75 GHz. Is it normal (I mean, when I just browse in the Web, it probably doesn't need more...) or might be there any problem? ...
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How to prevent preloaded apps from being reinstalled when creating new user?

I am running Windows 8.1 (SL with Bing edition) on an Acer Aspire ES1 netbook. Acer preloads several apps on this netbook (e.g. WildTangent games, Pokki start menu), which is fine. I can remove them. ...
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Can't access boot selection

I'm trying to put Debian on a PC. Right now it's under Win7. I burned the .iso on a CD and rebooted. When I try to get into boot menu, the PC says "Please Wait..." and doesn't seem to do anything. I'...
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Unable to use SSD as boot drive

I own an Acer Aspire Predator G3620 and bought a Samsung EVO 840 SSD to speed up my performance. Unfortunately, after plugging in the SSD into my pc, the BIOS does not allow me to use the SSD as boot ...
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wireless network disconnects repeatedly

I have bought acer VN7 for a few days. The wireless network connects for a 15 minutes and then disconnects for a few minutes and so on. I have tried alot such uninstalling and reinstalling the driver, ...
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Acer Aspire Can't boot from CD

My harddrive is slowing down more and more, so I decided to install a new harddrive. I have the installation discs for the default software for the computer, but something is troubling me. I have ...
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Acer Win 7 take too long (~15 mins) to hibernate?

My laptop take too long to hibernate, about 15 mins. But shutdowns and sleep is still quickly. I re-install Win 7 with no help. After do a simple test, change HDD with another laptop, I detected the ...
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Acer Aspire V3-772G fan direction

I'm not a hardware person. If the computer runs, I'm happy. If it randomly shuts down, I'm not. I recently bought a second hand Acer Aspire V3-772G and noticed that it gets very hot very fast, even ...
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Aspire One 756 BIOS flashing

I want to flash the BIOS on an ACER AO756. The link provides 2 versions of the BIOS, both .exe files. Which one should I use? I run Ubuntu 12. The battery doesn't charge anymore. I can start the ...
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External monitor connection works with HDMI but not VGA

I smashed my laptop screen so I have to use an external monitor. I can connect with an HDMI cord but not with VGA. I want VGA so I can listen to sound via headphones on the laptop, it's an Acer E1 ...
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Cannot load Windows 7 Starter on Acer Aspite One D270-1865

My AA1 started running erratically a few weeks ago. First the USB ports went dead. I uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers. No luck. Then the machine started freezing. This happened about a ...
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Acer Aspire E3-111 LCD flickers when connected to external monitor

I have an Acer Aspire E3-111 which is an Intel based laptop. It uses Celeron N2830 with Intel HD Graphics. The laptop has HDMI port. My only problem is that the LCD flickers when I connect to a ...
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Booting ubuntu and windows acer aspire s7

i have an acer aspire s7, and have been trying to dual boot ubuntu and windows on the same system unsuccessfully: 1 I am having problems getting the aspire s7 to recognise my bbot usb drive then also ...
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Losing storage space on Windows 8.1 by compressing and decompressing the disk [duplicate]

At first I thought if I compress the disk, then I would get extra space. However, after doing the compression I lost 2.5GB. Then, I decompress the whole disk to regain the lost 2.5GB but I lost 1GB ...
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Hard Drive R/W Speeds are Limited to about 3Mb/s

My mom's Acer laptop is super slow. However, when I open the task manager, the limiting factor of its performance seems to be the hard drive, which is usually maxed out at 100%, though only operating ...
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Windows 8.1 Acer v5 blackscreen how to safe mode

After the Acer logo loads, it turns into blackscreen. How can I go to safe mode?
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Pictures not shown when opened in Windows 8.1 (Acer Aspire E5-551G)

I've got a new Acer Aspire E5-551G withput operating system. So I installed a fresh version of Windows 8.1 and installed Acers drivers for 64 Bit Win 8.1. But I have a problem seeing pictures. The ...
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Why is my Acer Aspire E15 running slower when plugged in than on battery?

I am working on an Acer Aspire E15 (ES1-511-C590) running Windows 8.1 X64 with all the latest patches. It is running significantly slower while plugged in than when running off battery. Yes, this is ...
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Upgrading Acer Aspire 5750G with SSD only boots a single time

I'm currently trying to upgrade the HDD in an Acer Aspire 5750G with a SSD. Unfortunately I have a weird problem which I've never experienced in the past (doing SSD upgrades): I'm cloning the HDD to ...
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Why can't an acer aspire XC-703 turn on without his hard drive?

I received an Acer Aspire XC-703 and i tried to sobstitute the included 500GB hard drive with a 32GB SSD. But the pc won't even turn on (power led off, cpu fan stuck at max rpm, no video output) when ...
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PC Not Booting After ACER Logo

My ACER Aspire E5-521-238Q running Windows 10 Build 9926 won't boot. I see the ACER: EXPLORE BEYOND LIMITS and the loading thing and then the PC is on, but has a black screen. When I press Alt + F10 ...
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Scrambled screen even before booting

I have an Acer laptop (Aspire 4740g). Recently it has the following problem. When I turn it on, even the boot menu shows funny characters. That means is not the operating system. Running memtest, ...
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Windows 8.1 Re-Installation on Acer Aspire - Key Issue

On Acer Aspire V3 model, Windows 8 recovery partition could not complete a fresh installation. It kept stumbling on error; it seems corrupted though I check the disk for erros/bad sectors and did not ...
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Is there a way to activate Windows 7 when it's saying my license code is already in use?

I purchased an Acer Notebook about 3 years ago. It had a bunch of bloatware, and in general it was starting to slow down. I decided to try to reinstall the OS. I went on the Internet and got a copy of ...
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Acer Aspire E 15 E5-571-304M can't boot from DVD

The DVD drive is fine in the device manager. I can burn DVDs and view their conetns, but I just can't boot from them. I tried putting the DVD drive at the top of the boot menu - no luck. When I ...
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I cannot find my VT-X in my BIOS

I currently using an Acer Aspire 5742G Laptop. It has an I3 processing core and according to intel, it supports virtualization. However, i was suppose to enable it right now for my android emulator ...
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Ran power through a USB port- am I out of luck?

I'd like to preface this by saying I'm an idiot. Long story short, I stuck my Acer Aspire V's power cable into one of its USB ports and the computer unceremoniously died. Plugging it in shows no ...
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Boot from USB not working - Acer Aspire E1-522

I've been trying to boot a Windows 7 (yup) USB in this laptop, but neither using UEFI nor Legacy boot would work. In UEFI, always boot the HD even if it's last in priority list. In Legacy boot, ...