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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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Screen Won't Light on Startup

I got this Acer Aspire 7714z-4839 from my grandmother just the other day without the original charger. I managed to find a proper power supply to charge it, and after an hour or so, I turned it on. To ...
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Acer Aspire E1-572G won't wake up from sleep

I have this laptop at work, Acer Aspire E1-572G, and whenever it sleeps, it does not want to wake up whatever I do. I put it to sleep by closing the lid or FN + ALT + F4. I tried of course opening ...
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External monitor not going to sleep

I have an Acer Aspire 5750g, my problem is that when my laptop goes to sleep or shut down, the external monitor keep saying that no input and won't go to sleep mode.Everytime I have to turn off the ...
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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 M5 583P Touch Screen no longer working

My M5 was recently updated to windows 8.1 and since that update, the touch screen has stopped working. I've tried updating drivers but have had no luck. Is their something I'm missing? Is their a ...
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Front panel pins not identified on motherboard - Acer RS740DVF

I had to exchange the case for an Acer Aspire M1201. The motherboard used in that build is an Acer RS740DVF. The trouble I'm having is that neither could I find a service or user manual for that ...
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Acer laptop no power signs

I have a 3-4 year old acer aspire 5742g laptop. The past month it has been misbehaving a bit.When I plugged in the power it would take about 5 mins to show any power signs (battery charging light) ...
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Can Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook play/display 3D movies?

I have an Acer Aspire S7 Ultrabook and an Aaxa LED 3D Pico projector, both connected through HDMI cable which supports 3D. The projector information does mention 3D movies but, while playing 3D media ...
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Acer Aspire 7535G Windows 8.1 upgrade, HDMI sound failing

After upgrading wo Windows 8.1 from 8.0 I can no longer properly play sound: I can play sounds like this: Windows Control panel "Sound" without HTMI cable connected: Yes Netflix without HTMI cable ...
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How to change mouse scrollwheel lines on an Acer Aspire 7741?

My Acer Aspire mousewheel is set to the default setting and I need to increase the amount of lines it scrolls by. Normally this wouldn't be a problem on Windows 7, but the Mouse Properties Window does ...
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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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Acer Aspire 5742 - Black screen on boot

Having trouble with an Acer Aspire 5742. After pressing the power button the screen backlight comes on but it stays black. The Windows(7) chime sounds and when plugged into an external VGA display ...
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Which is best for ReadyBoost? SD card or USB?

Would it be better to use a USB or a SD card as use for ReadyBoost? I run windows 7 on a acer aspire laptop.
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Brand new Acer Aspire V3-722G randomly restarts constantly

Yesterday my Acer Aspire V3 arrived, but I have been having a lot of trouble with it. Basically, it will suddenly restart every 5-10 minutes. It seems more likely to happen if I try run a couple ...
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Acer Aspire 4741g Memory Upgrade Error

I recently replaced my 2GB memory with Transcend JM1333KSN-4G, 4 GB memory. My machine boot into Ubuntu 12.04, 32 bit desktop and show 4 GB memory but when I put a hard job like coping 10 GB from Hard ...
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How do I correctly apply thermal paste on a laptop CPU with a small surface area?

I watched several videos on YouTube, went through a lot of overclocking forums and websites, but I am yet to find a "correct" answer to this question. Some agree with the "pea method" where you apply ...
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Cannot install ArchLinux on Acer Aspire containing windows 8

I am in a tad bit of a problem . I am trying to install ArchLinux on my new Acer Aspire V5 http://i.imgur.com/xvkvFPx.jpg . I have made my OS usb bootable using software from pendriveinux.com . I have ...
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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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Scrollbar not working on Acer Aspire v5

I have a new Acer Aspire V5 (purchased from Acer). I installed Windows 8 in it as been recommended by Acer. Problem is the scrollbar of the touchpad is not working. I have downloaded synaptic driver ...
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How do I install Windows 7 32-bit on a UEFI-based system?

I own Acer M5 recently and it comes with 64-bit Windows 8. I need it to run Windows 7 x86. I changed the BIOS setting to boot under Legacy BOOT instead of UEFI mode. I created my bootable USB using ...
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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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Does Acer Aspire P3 suport external usb powered disks

(I hope this won't be an inappropriate question for this site as it will be my first question here) I am thinking in buy an Acer Aspire P3, however is does haven't a SD interface and my doubt is with ...
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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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What is this “plate” on the bottom of my Acer Aspire One ZG5 and can I replace the WiFi card with just this?

I was reading some online tutorials on how to replace my WiFi card in a old netbook I have laying around, and one of them was very different in the steps. Instead of disassembling the whole enclosure, ...
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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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Need Acer Aspire One D270 video driver for Win8

I have installed Windows 8 on my machine and except for the video driver all is working fine. Where/how can I find a suitable driver for my Acer Aspire One D270, 10.1" netbook?
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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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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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Disable Acer's Auto-Rotate Lock Toggle In Windows 8

I have an Acer Aspire R7, and I'm happy enough with it except for the way Acer handles the Auto-Rotate Lock. Auto-Rotate in Windows 8 Normally in Windows 8 if you rotate the physical screen, a ...
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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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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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Camera issues on Acer Aspire Timeline

I have strange issues with my webcam. In browser it works just fine (in Flash, for example). But when I go to Skype options it says I don't have any webcams. I can see webcam in device manager and it ...
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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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My Computer Doesn't Start Up

I'm using an Acer Aspire L320(Windows Vista) and have no idea what happened to it! It doesn't start up (no visual on my monitor at all) and although the power button LED light still comes on, the ...
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How can I keep my laptop fan on the entire time?

I have a fan on my laptop that doesn't turn on often enough. The computer doesn't crash, but becomes very laggy. When the fan turns on the computer starts running fast again. How can I keep the ...
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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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Is there a way to re-install vanilla Windows 8 on an Acer laptop?

I want to get rid of the factory settings and default apps on my Acer Aspire v5, and have a clean Windows 8 install on this equipment. Is this possible? Do I have to buy another copy of Windows 8 for ...
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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 screen resolution 1366x768

I had XP running on my Acer Aspire One model AO75h1. Now with Windows 8, I'm not able to install Vista display driver - when I try, the "Operating sytem is not supported". The display runs at 1024x768 ...
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Disable a key in windows [duplicate]

The laptop keyboard has been giving me some problems over the past couple of days with the home and end keys 'acting' like struck at any random point of time. 'Acting' as in , they dont seem struck ...
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Advanced Boot Options menu opens every time I try to boot up my Acer Aspire S3 with Windows 7

Every time I start up my Acer Aspire S3 goes to the Advanced Boot Options menu. Selecting the 'Start Windows normally' option works fine - the machine boots up normally but it's just annoying that ...
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Display problems with graphic cards

I've got an Acer Aspire 4820TG Laptop with internal Intel & ATI graphics My Harddrive crashed recently and i lost all my software for my ATI GPU.. I managed to retrieve all of the software and ...
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Should I remove old thermal pads while changing video card?

Video card of my acer laptop has broken down and I bought a new one. The seller gave me a thermal paste to use, but the place where I am gonna insert the new card to has some termal pads from the ...
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Acer AOD260 No webcam after restoring?

I have an Acer Aspire One D260 32-bit netbook. I've restored the computer a few times & for awhile now, the webcam hasn't restored. I cannot find the webcam in "devices" & am unsure what to ...
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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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How to read and save BIOS from GeForce GT630M to change throttle temperature in Acer V3

ORIGINAL POST Please skip to EDIT Hello I am using the Acer V3-571G which has set GPU throttling temperature to really low value(lower than other manufacturers) it makes GPU useless it throttles ...