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Diagnosing RAM issues

I have an old Acer Aspire T180 desktop. The specs are as follows: AMD Athlon 64 3800+ 2.4GHz 1GB DDR2 SDRAM 160GB DVD-Writer (DVD±R/±RW) Gigabit Ethernet 17" Active Matrix TFT Color LCD Windows ...
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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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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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How to restore OEM software after upgrade from Vista to WIndows 8 on Notebook, Aspire 6935G

Recently I upgraded my notebook from Vista home premium to windows 8 pro, now after updating most of the preinstalled programs by Acer, I've found out they are not restored as before. For example, I ...
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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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Acer Aspire Revo R3600: One long, two short beeps while booting, with no video

I have a Revo R3600 to repair and the PC starts to boot, but immediately beeps, followed by a slight pause, then two short beeps that are close together. There's no output on the monitor at any ...
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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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Is there a way to set my computer's resolution to 1366X768?

Because of this statement: "The resolution that supports all the features of Windows 8, including multitasking with snap, is 1366x768." found here: ...
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Acer ASPIRE 5830G WIFI Driver ReInstalled. Still intermittent Connection

I've WiFi and 2 laptops. internet is ok with one of them but with another connection is sometimes dissapeared. It is intermittent. I've already downloaded latest version of wifi driver from ...
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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 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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How to customized function key for Acer Aspire in windows 7

Many times, when copy and paste, i tend to click fn+c, fn+v instead of ctrl+c, ctrl+v, is there a way to map fn key to control key, when I do not need the fn key? Of course sometimes I need it to say ...
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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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Acer Aspire P236HL, DVI-D to HDMI female

I bought an adapter that adapts HDMI to DVI. I connected my PS3's HDMI output to it and connected the DVI side to my acer monitor. This fails to work, even after I reset the video controls on my ...
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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 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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HDMI doesn't work on Acer Aspire R3600 [closed]

My HDMI cable won't connect when I plug one end into the HDMI slot on the Acer Aspire R3600 and the other into a Samsung DVD player. What could be causing this? Is there anything else I should be ...
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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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Acer Aspire 5720 Windows XP how do I find what touchpad I have? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Acer Aspire 5720 - how do I find which touchpad driver I need? I had to reinstall Windows XP on my Aspire 5720 and now I'm reinstalling the drivers. There are two ...
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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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Is the Acer Aspire Z5771 Windows 8 compatible? [closed]

I'm looking at the Acer Aspire Z5771 as a possible desktop system to develop Windows 8 Metro applications on. Since it has a multi-touch screen, how compatible is it with Windows 8? What things ...
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Acer Aspire 5750G temperature

I have been testing (CPU and graphics stress test) my computer and logged the temperature: here are the results. I'm wondering if this is normal or should I do something with it? These temperatures ...
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How to disable quick launch keys on Acer laptop?

I have a friend who has an Acer Aspire 6930G laptop that came preinstalled with Windows Vista. From day one had the problem that pressing certain keys launched certain applications, i.e. pressing the ...
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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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Can't upgrade NVIDIA GeForce 310M display driver on Acer Aspire 5745PG

I've been for days already trying to update my video driver. I have an Acer Aspire 5745PG with a "NVIDIA GeForce 310M" board, and I was trying to run Sony Vegas video editor with Boris Continunn ...
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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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Acer laptop screen won't start unless i click fn+f4

I have an Acer laptop. When I turn it on, the screen turns on and then turns off before the Windows 7 login screen appears. The screen won't turn on unless I press Fn+F4 and F4 again. What is causing ...
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Acer Aspire no network controller

Our company just recently purchased an acer aspire x3950. At one point, the internet apparently worked. Now there is no internet working. The network is setup fine, but one thing I noticed is that ...
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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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Can't boot into my Windows 7 64-bit Acer laptop

Boot normally -- it hangs on "Starting Windows" animation forever. Boot safe mode -- it bluescreens. Boot with a recovery CD (or try Repair Installation directly without a CD) -- it hangs on the ...
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Kernel power errors on Acer Aspire M7720

I have an Acer Aspire M7720 with 12 GB RAM and 5 TB HDD. Everything else is the same and I get kernel power errors. My monitor says "input not supported" and I have to turn the power off cause I ...
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factory restore Acer D255

My uncle installed Windows XP on my Acer D255 but I would like to use Windows 7. I want to use factory restore but ALT+F10 does not work for me and I do not have a restore CD. How can I access the ...
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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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Diagnosing possible HDD issue on Acer Aspire 5552

I've been given an Acer Aspire 5552 to fix, I replaced the screen without any problems. The laptop failed to boot into the Windows 7 installation that was on there. The laptop owner requested a fresh ...
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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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Netflix lags on my laptop

I just got an Acer Aspire 5250 and have been trying to run Netflix on it with little or no success. The laptop has Windows 7 as the OS and Verizon Fios as the ISP. The picture is fine is just that it ...
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Acer Aspire 5750 broadband issue on ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I've recently purchased the Acer Aspire 5750. I've installed two OS(Windows 7 & Ubuntu 10.04 LTS). Till now, everything on Ubuntu is working fine except that I can't access my cable model ...
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I have got a built in Bluetooth in my laptop but I can't find it in the Device Manager

My Acer Aspire 9303WSMi has got a Bluetooth button as shown in the picture below: I have installed Windows 7 on my laptop and I don't have any copy of drivers. I looked at the Acer's website, as ...
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Just got my 1st laptop and the touch pad is being uncooperative

I purchased a new Acer laptop about a week ago. Everything on it works just fine with the exception that the touch pad acts strange at times. Sometimes, it clicks a check box when I scroll over it ...
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Acer Aspire 5520G wont boot/show post.

I have Acer Aspire 5520G laptop. I turned it down yesterday and today when I wanted to turn it on it wont boot up. When I press power button it lights up ( green) there is some blinking of HDD led ...
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Screen losing saturation on acer Aspire 5742Z

I bought an acer Aspire 5742Z laptop (with a Intel HD 128 MB GFX card) back in May 2011 and I think I'm starting to see a problem with the screen. I first noticed it last night and again this morning. ...
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CPU upgrade option for my Acer Aspire 1420p laptop

Here's the specs of my current laptop http://support.acer.com/acerpanam/notebook/2009/acer/aspire/Aspire1420P/Aspire1420Psp2.shtml I want to upgrade the CPU because it's too slow. I did some minimal ...
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Acer Aspire 6920G boots up to windows and then hangs, cursor moves, but doesn't respond

My Acer Aspire 6920G will boot up to Windows, but then it hangs, the cursor moves but it won't respond to any input. It was running Vista, so I installed Windows 7, and it worked for a few days. ...
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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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How do we retrieve data from an unbootable computer?

Guys I'm in a big pinch right now. My computer (32-bit Vista Home Premium sp2) refuses to boot up (it keeps crashing with an error code 0x7b). I don't care about the computer right now but I need to ...
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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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windows 7 on Acer Aspire

I have a notebook Acer Aspire 5940G, I had windows home prem. it was working great and I had full performance but now I have windows 7 ultimate edition. but it is not working as the other one. some ...
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What's the polarity of an ACER Aspire Notebook charger?

I can't find any information regarding the polarity of an ACER Aspire Notebook charger. I lost it, I have all kind of chargers but I need to know the polarity of the original charger. I am familiar ...
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Dual monitors randomly don't work on Acer Aspire 6930

I've been using a TV as a second monitor with my Aspire using its HDMI port (the TV supports DVI, so I'm just using a converter). However, it's been flaky and the external display would stop working ...
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Acer Aspire 5740g Harddisk Failure (smart error)

here is the story of my day off: (you can pass to the read here section, this introductory) My audio jack was giving me some troubles, so i got annoyed and slapped the surface of the laptop. It was ...