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(seemingly) random shutdowns on Acer Aspire 1640, Ubuntu 10.04

I've got an issue going on with my notebook PC. For a couple of months now I've been experiencing random shutdowns on my PC. It all started when my previous power adapter got fried. Nothing really ...
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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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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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Acer 5738Z: sending ^[[[B

When I start up my laptop, my keyboard sends ^[[[B all the time. This causes the BIOS to show the settings manager. When I close the BIOS manager, GRUB/Linux will start up. Suddenly the screen is ...
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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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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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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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acer aspire 4736g shut down unexpectedly

My laptop currently has some weird issues. My laptop shuts down without bluescreen. It happened randomly. I don't think it should Be overheating problem because I've just applied new thermal paste ...
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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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Acer Aspire One Battery Won't Charge

My Acer Aspire One D255 battery won't charge. I bought a new battery and that wasn't the problem. The battery light on the conputer won't light up either. Does anyone know what the problem could ...
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Windows 7 misses keystrokes from internal keyboard after hibernation (on Acer Aspire 5820)

I face a very strange symptom on my Acer Aspire laptop (with the factory default Win7 install and divers. Windows update running). After waking the computer from hibernation, it is a pain to type, ...
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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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Disabling Keyboard Wakeup for Ubuntu 10.04 on Acer 1810TZ

My Acer Aspire 1810TZ laptop suspends fine but wakes up on any slight key-press. I would like to disable this behaviour. I read that it involves disabling something in the /proc/acpi/wakeup but SLPB ...
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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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Sound card issues (High Definition Audio Controller)

I have a 5-year-old Acer Aspire 4520. Until a month back it was working beautifully on Windows 7 32bit. But then out of the blue, the sound stopped working. I've tried reinstalling the OS 3-4 times. ...
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How do I find which touchpad driver I need for my Acer Aspire 5720?

I had to reinstall Windows XP on my Acer Aspire 5720 and now I'm reinstalling all the drivers. There are two touchpad drivers -- Alps and Synaptics. I ran the program Acer provides to detect your ...
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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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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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Using WPA2 with Acer Aspire 1450 on Windows XP Home Edition SP3

I'm trying to connect an Acer Aspire 1450 to a WPA2 (so it's recognized by another apple machine connected to the same) wireless network, without success. I've installed the latest drivers for the ...
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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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Can not access BIOS setup on Acer E1-522 after changing it to legacy

I purchased an Acer E1-522 and the default Linux OS was not working. As I was planning to install Windows 7, I put the DVD in the drive, changed boot preference to the DVD drive and rebooted the ...
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Acer Aspire V5-571G Recovery Partition

I bought an Acer Aspire V5-571pg early last year. I remembered at the time that the C drive was too big. I normally have a large collection of data which I store in the E (data) drive away from the OS ...
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Replacing notebook thermal pads

I happen to own 2 Acer Aspire notebooks - old 5737Z and newer V3-571G. One thing they have in common is overheating a lot (I wouldn't blame them, they were abused a lot). I heard it could help quite a ...
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USB mouse isn't working on MY laptop

I have a Acer Aspire 5750, I had recently bought the HP X1000 Wired Mouse. The problem is that the mouse isn't working on this laptop, I had installed all the drivers and plugged the USB in all three ...
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plugged in, not charging

My acer aspire r7 won't charge and it states "plugged in, not charging." Looks like this is a fairly common problem people are having. I have tried many suggested solutions that I I found ...
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acer aspire E1-422 Insyde h20 BIOS advance settings

I bought acer aspire E1 422 AMD laptop MFG:on 2013/12/03 Its MAD V technology to be used as virtual machine. But the bios(Insyde H20 EFI 3.7 ver 2.7 ) have been disabled to change the VT settings ...
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Acer Aspire 4715 boot error

RECOVERY Windows has encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer. This error can be caused by unplugging a removable storage device such as an external ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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Windows 8 screen resolution on a acer aspire one 1366x768

I have just installed windows 8 on my acer aspire netbook, I made sure I had the required resolution of 1366x768. Once installed I can not get 1024x768, I tried downloading and installing the win 7 ...
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Acer makes monitor go to power safe mode unless in safe mode

I have an acer aspire x3200 Monitor says no input signal (go to power safe mode) I was only able to use computer in safe mode The computer was on (power safe mode) for two weeks. The monitor is ok ...
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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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Recovery disk of Acer Aspire not working, also deleted recovery partition

I'm using an Acer Aspire 5742g. It is under warranty, but by mistake I had deleted the recovery partition on the hard disk, which was around about 13-14 GB in size. I had created recovery discs ...
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Acer Aspire Aoa110 won't start

I have a Acer Aspire Aoa110 mini laptop without a CD drive.I have tried starting it but it wont start,can i use the usb port to recover my data?.
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Will an Acer Aspire One run RootsMagic 4

I have an Acer Aspire One notebook (XP/1GB Memory/160GB HDC). Will it run RootsMagic 4 (it required a 64 MB RAM/160MB Hard drive space) - I also need it to run my e-mail and Word documents.
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How can I get suspend or hibernate to work on my Acer Aspire 7551 laptop with Ubuntu 10.04?

If I try to suspend or hibernate on my Acer Aspire 7551 laptop with Ubuntu 10.04 64bit I can't get it to wake back up. When I open the lid after suspending I hit a key and see the power button light ...
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Jack probs with heaphones/earbuds

So I already asked this question, but I couldn't respond to the answers. I can't hear out of the left ear of any headphones/earbuds because I have to push the jack towards the Earth to hear out of it. ...
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My laptop doesn't turn on, the power lights up and fan runs but after 30 sec it will all stopped working

My laptop is an Acer Aspire 4736Z model. One night I've been playing Sims3 and decided to sleep early so i quit and save my sims3. While my laptop is currently saving the game, my brother ...
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Acer Aspire ASE700-UQ660A will not respond to power button

This is something of a continuation of this question. I am now completely unable to boot this computer. The last time I used it, I used hibernation mode. When I needed to use it again, it would not ...