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Where do I find the driver for Intel GL40 Express graphics card

I have an Acer Aspire 5735Z, app 4-5 years old. I am trying to run a game, but can't because I don't have the correct drivers installed. So I want to install the proper one. I am using Windows 7. My ...
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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 ...
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Is it fine to exit the NVIDIA Tray Icon?

I was under the impression that NVIDIA is a "native" thing and is thus important to be kept running. But even after I've exited it, I don't realize anything wrong with my computer.. But of course I ...
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Acer Aspire 5552 RF-kill in Linux = broken. No Wireless

So, I want to install Linux on my laptop. I started with Arch... but 4 hours later, I'll take anything... so now I'm trying Ubuntu. It appears that the keyboard function button that corresponds to my ...
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Unexpected media key behavior on new Acer Aspire

I'm having weird issues with the media keys (play/pause, previous, next, etc.) on a new Acer Aspire laptop. This is the first Acer I've owned and also my first Windows 7 computer, so I'm not sure ...
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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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How to enable/emulate hardware virtualization for the Acer Aspire 5738?

I want to emulate Windows 95 from Windows 7 on my Acer Aspire 5738. I've downloaded Windows Virtual PC, but creating a new virtual machine gives: Windows Virtual PC cannot start because this ...
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Acer Aspire Timeline X 4830T - Quiet? Loud? In the middle? [closed]

Has anyone used this notebook in a quiet room while doing something CPU-intensive? If you have, I'd be interested in how quiet or loud you found the fan to be. Looking for direct experience of this ...
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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 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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Where can I download the ACER Aspire X1300 Chipset driver for Windows 7 x32?

Where can I download the ACER the Aspire X1300 Chipset driver for Windows 7 x32? On the Acer website it only has x64 downloads. What is the consequence if I use the Vista x64 instead?
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Acer laptop unmutes itself automatically?

I'm using an Acer laptop 4937G and have found myself sometimes accidentally unmuting the machine (I have no idea which button I've clicked - in fact i think that it had something to do with the sensor ...
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Acer beeps 3 times - take bios battery out and works for one boot only then same problem

I have a Acer T180 AMD Athlon 64 x2 When I try and turn it on it just beeps 3 times and pauses before doing 3 beeps again. If you take the bios battery out and put straight back in it boots up fine ...
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I couldn't find linux drivers

I have a Acer Aspire 5030 laptop and i'm noob for Linux systems. i'm running this code lspci -n and pasting results to here : http://kmuto.jp/debian/hcl/ But i don't know what should i do know ...
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Acer Aspire 5532 - Charger problems?

My laptop does not charge. I think it is a connectivity issue. It started when the laptop refused to charge unless the power cord/charger was jiggled into a set of random positions/angles to the ...
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New laptop keeps crashing, freezing

I got a new acer laptop a week ago and I just want to throw it in a bin. It's a core i5 480m with HD6550 gfx card and 2GB ram. The thing is it will just randomly freeze, like if I right click on the ...
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Acer Bios Blink codes

I have an Acer 5735 that won't turn on, when I press the power button I get 5 blinks of the battery light. I'm wondering if someone has a chart or guide for how many blinks mean what. I've tried ...
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Can the Nvidia 330m support 2 outputs @ the same time?

I have a new Acer aspire 5745G which has the Nvidia 330m on it I want to connect 2 x 24" displays on it - one via VGA - second via HDMI is it possible to get that to work or is it limited to only ...
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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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Aspire 4738zg no driver support for Windows XP

What do I do if there are no available drivers for Windows XP. I really need to be using XP since my project doesn't work on Windows 7. And I don't want to resort to virtualization (XP Mode, Virtual ...
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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 ...