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Why does my laptop shut down on its own?

My laptop shuts down. It happened several times so far, and there is a pattern; after I leave it for an hour or so, power saving activates, and then I start using it again for 10 - 15 minutes when ...
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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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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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Can I rename “All apps” on Windows 10 start menu back to “Accessories”?

"All Apps" on the Start Menu is not an intuitive name for me, so I would like to change the text to "Accessories". Is there a way to do this using the windows registry, or some other means? My OS is ...
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Universal adapter - which one to use on Acer laptop [duplicate]

I have Acer 5733 and my old adapter didn´t work (specification: 19V, 65W, 3.42A, 5.5mm*1.7mm). So I bought Omega OZU70W Universal power adapter for my laptop. It worked nice, my batery is charging and ...
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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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Acer Aspire One - Console Opens on Boot "Unable to open Display ' :0.0'

My mother just gave me her Laptop (Acer Aspire One ZG5) and showed me the following: I tried to change the hostname, which should be a solution for this problem, but I've noticed that I havent got ...
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Acer Aspire 5742Z - Windows 10 driver

I tried to install Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire 5742Z which run perferctly under Windows 8.1. Problem is that the resolution is stuck at 1024x768, it has an Intel HD Graphics 300 chip and an Intel ...
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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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VN7 792G Black Edition with windows 7

I have managed to install windows 7 on VN7 792G Black Edition. The last thing what's left is sound. Realtek ALC255 sound card is not recognized, but It is detected on PCI bus. I have been trying to ...
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What is version of HDMI in Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-592G ? 1.4 or 2.0?

The question is for owners because I cannot find on official specs page what is version of HDMI in this laptop. It's important for me because I'd like to connect 4K monitor at 60Hz which is supported ...
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Bypass UEFI on native Windows 8 Acer Aspire V5

I'm working on an ACER Aspire V5-121 OEM Windows 8. The original hard drive with the OS was removed, and I have a blank one... but could not install any other OS on it, not even Win 8. As the V5-121 ...
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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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Windows-7 Acer Aspire 5738 laptop simply turns off

My laptop simply switches off on its own...and I mean switch off without warning or anything...as if someone cut the power supply so the computer did not show any warning etc. And this happens only ...
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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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Battery is shown as fully charged but does not feed the laptop

My laptop is a young Acer V11 Touch (V3-112P-P2E7). Yesterday I used it regularly on battery mode and I left it charging overnight. This morning's surprise is that the laptop only works when connected ...
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How to enter UEFI BIOS on Acer Aspire One, when windows 10 has disabled F2?

Web searches show that F2 is the key to enter BIOS on Acer Aspire One and it was working fine when my system had windows 8. When I upgraded to Windows 10 recently, I see that F2 is not working. I ...
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Can't access boot selection

I'm trying to put Debian on a PC. Right now it's under Win7. I burned the .iso on a CD and rebooted. When I try to get into boot menu, the PC says "Please Wait..." and doesn't seem to do anything. ...
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Battery reports it's fine, but notebook won't boot /wo AC plugged in

I am running Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5-581TG. I opened it up to clean (as I've done twice before), assembled it back and now observe weird behaviour: the laptop won't react to the power button ...
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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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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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TriDef 3D support in Ubuntu with Aspire 5738DG

I have an ACER Aspire 5738DG with Ubuntu 12.10 on it. The graphics are ATI 4570HD. Once I tried to install drivers and I had troubles deleting the drivers because of screen errors. On my Windows 7 ...
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No Bootable Device Error after keyboard replacement

I have an Acer Aspire S7 and recently replaced a faulty keyboard. During the replacement, I stupidly did not disconnect the battery and may have corrupted something in the process. After the ...
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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 ...
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Sound playing through speakers when headphones are plugged in

My computer model is an Acer Aspire Timeline U currently running Windows 7 Enterprise. My headphones are in perfect working order, but recently when I have plugged them into my laptop, the sound ...
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Acer Aspire overheats at power plugin

I have an Acer Aspire 5733 and it overheats at the power plugin area. I also have an HP that does the same thing. I'm not a guru with computers but it seems that it's probably because I play ...
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How much RAM can my laptop really support?

I have an Acer Aspire E1-571-6837 laptop and I've read on different sources that the maximum memory it can handle is 8GB of DDR3 (2x4GB, 4GB per slot), but I read here that the max memory the CPU can ...
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Significant drop in battery life on new laptop

I got an Acer Aspire V Nitro about 4 months ago and I've noticed a really large drop in battery life lately, despite attempts to fix that. Unless I really need it (games, which I rarely play, or ...
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How do I disable touchpad tap-to-click on an Acer Aspire v3 572?

Running Windows 7. I want to turn off the tap-to-click feature without disabling the whole touchpad.
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Can't install nVidia driver on notebook running Windows 10

Today, I reinstalled Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire 5755G. One of the first things I wanted to do was installing a driver for my built-in GeForce GT 630M. I tried: The Windows 10 driver (nvidia.de) ...
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Trouble installing emulator software (windows 10)

I have a pretty old but descent laptop Acer Aspire 5738Z-4111. I wanted to install an emulator software but all show that my graphic drivers are out of date ( except bluestacks emulator which I have ...
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Acer Aspire s7-391 BIOS recovery

Model: Acer Aspire S7-391; 256GB SSD/4GB RAM; OS: Windows 10 Before going dead, the laptop used to randomly display 'no bootable device found' warning while turning it on. But usually it booted up ...
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Acer Aspire S7-391: No bootable device

After fixing the motherboard of my Acer Aspire S7-391 i tried to boot it from the stock SSD. However, i get a screen which lists the details of RAID Volume and Physical Devices. The last line says ...
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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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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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One notebook core 'disappeared'

I've got Acer Aspire 5100, which, as in specifications, had once dual-cored processor. But now, one of the cores has mysteriously disappeared, and I'm not sure why (the processor now reports itself as ...
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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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Does “Acer AS5560-8354G64MNrr” laptop supports AMD Virtualization?

I'm trying for a long time, to get some information about this problem, but I never found anything... I can't find Virtualization option on my "Phoenix" BIOS. But never get any solutions about it. ...
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Acer Aspire V5 wifi connection drops & proximity issue

I am having a weird problem on Windows 10 with my wireless adapter recently. My wifi connections perform very poorly when my laptop is not in line-of-sight with the router. As soon as there is ...
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ATI Radeon HD 5750 no DP port?

I just bought an acer aspire m5400. It states it comes with an AMD Rradeon HR 5750, but when I look at the back it only has three outputs: DVI, VGA and HDMI. I am trying to connect a third monitor ...
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Laptop crashes on startup

I own a Acer Aspire 5737z; the problem exhibits with a normal Windows login and also in a safe mode login. What happens is basically, after logging into Windows my laptop has crashed to a black ...
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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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Acer synaptic touchpad window10 mouse right-click not working and stuck in the active window

synaptics clickpad v8.1/PS2 port version 19.0.9.7 I used win 8.1 and mouse touchpad worked well. But after installing windows 10 education K, some functions of touchpad doesn't work as belows: ...
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acer vn7-591g BIOS password unlock reset

set BIOS password some time ago. When I tried to enter BIOS again yesterday it wouldn't accept my password. I couldn't have typed it wrong because the password is "a". Disassembled it and removed the ...
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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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Thunderbolt 3 to Dual DisplayPort Adapter - 4k 60 Hz

Here is the link to Thunderbolt 3 to Dual DisplayPort Adapter - 4k 60 Hz. Question 1: Can that adapter be used with any laptop which has Thunderbolt 3 port? (mostly I'm interested in Acer Aspire V ...
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Might my Acer laptop be limited to 2GB RAM?

I have an older run of the mill Acer Aspire 4720Z laptop which is about 2 years old and came with 1 GB of PC-5300 RAM. I just purchased 4 GB of PC-4300 in 2 sticks and when I plug them both in the ...
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Can I use my ACER ASPIRE 421 ZQ1's ram to my DELL inspiron 14r 5421?

I have this Acer laptop which motherboard has gone due to thunder surge. So it's basically gone , but I also have a dell laptop and I was wondering if I could use the ram of the ACER laptop in my DELL ...
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Boot manager in laptop does not recognise bootable pendrive

Symptoms I have created a Debian live system on USB stick. The content is a hybrid ISO image (type iso9660). This operation has been successful since the pen-drive does its job in the same desktop ...
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Acer ES1-512-C5YW not booting Windows in legacy mode

I am trying to get a bootable usb (Remix OS) to work on my Acer Aspire ES1-512-C5YW but I am encountering a few problems with the BIOS. Windows boots fine in UEFI mode but when I change it to Legacy ...