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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? [duplicate]

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 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 Acer Aspire 5532 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 ...
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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 ...
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Acer Aspire 4730Z laptop upgrade?

Is it possible to upgrade my laptop (an Acer Aspire 4730Z) which has a dual-core processor to use Core i3/i5/i7?
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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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How do I enable the scroll option on my Acer Aspire laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire 5532, and it used to have a scroll option on it, on the side of the touchpad. I used a regular mouse plugged into the USB drive for a while, with the touchpad disabled, but it ...
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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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Terrible noises from subwoofer of ACER Aspire 6930 with Realtek sound chip

After approximately 5-15 min of listening to music my subwoofer begins to make terrible noises. He's just "coughing". That began after 6 months I had this computer. Now I found out, that I can ...
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Any laptops with curved keyboards? [closed]

My wife has an old-ish Acer Aspire. She really likes the slightly-curved keyboard. However, the newer models I've looked at don't seem to have this anymore. Her current laptop is on the way out, ...
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Internet speed on Acer Aspire 5532 Slow

Same network, My windows XP via Wireless download speed is 5.25-6 MB/s. My sons laptop running Windows 7 home premium right next to my computer will only download a 1.72 Mb/s max. I've updated ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 running on Acer Aspire 5315 Laptop keeps shutting down unexpectedly

Basically the title says it all - I have an Acer Aspire 5315 laptop on which I've installed 'Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop i386' from a bootable flash drive and while using the system thereafter all seems to ...
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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 to enable Virtualization in Acer Aspire 8930g

I have been trying to enable Virtualization of my cpu to run a 64 bit guest OS. Anybody having an idea ? EDIT : My cpu supports virtualization. http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=35562 the problem ...
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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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(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 3810T Black Screen of Death - Just a dead LCD backlight, way to fix?

I have an Acer Aspire 3810T and I recently encountered the black screen of death. I've found articles suggesting that this could be a bug in the BIOS and that if I flash the BIOS it could fix it, but ...
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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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Bootable CD for Phoenix BIOS recovery?

My BIOS got bricked during updating process. On the Internet I found solutions which suggests to create a bootable USB and then hold FN+esc keys etc to restore BIOS but unfortunately neither my USB ...
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Acer Aspire 5532 failing

My Acer Aspire 5532 (purchased oct. 2009, and dualbooted ubuntu 10.09 and windows 7) began to go to the splash screen and then displays a white screen and starts over every time I turn it on. I know ...
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Odd hardware problem that requires a power cycle

I've been having an odd problem intermittently every several weeks with my Windows 7 PC. If I put it to sleep, occasionally, when I try to wake it up, the monitor will receive no signal. It seems ...
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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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Acer Aspire 9300 - Windows 7 Drivers Needed

I bought an Acer Aspire notebook with Vista several years ago. It's great laptop and has served me well since I have been running it. The thing is, since Vista was crap back then, I downgraded to XP ...
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is a mini PCIe SSD worth it?

Question: Is getting a mini-PCIe worth investing in? Info: I have a an Acer Aspire 1 n270. It has this mini PCIe slot that is just sitting there empty. I would like to change this, and I would like ...
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what to do if a computer gets a blue screen when trying to install windows xp

What might be the reason why I get blue screen when I try to install windows xp. on a laptop. Specifically an Acer aspire laptop with AMD Processor. What do I do to make it work. Its probably not the ...