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restore failed-error coded=0x3ed (the volume does not contain a recognized file system drivers are loaded and that the volume is not corrputed)

I have an aspire z3101-u4062 that was donated to me. the previous owner pirated movies and went on bad web sites The computer most likely got a nasty virus. I turn on screen it just flashes a small ...
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Acer Aspire Video Ad plays loudly when computer falls asleep

When my windows 7 Acer Aspire Desktop falls asleep about every third time I get an ad for Acer Aspire Desktops with loud music. I used to just get the audio for about five minutes, Now I get the Audio ...
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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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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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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 I wanted to install an emulator software but all show that my graphic drivers are out of date ( except bluestacks emulator which I have ...
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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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Intel-VT not enabled in BIOS on acer laptop V3-772G

Yesterday i purchased Acer Laptop V3-772G and increased RAM just for the sole purpose of using this beast for Virtualization but when i tried to install 64-bit OS it slapped me with VT error. So i ...
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Acer Aspire 1694 not charging

I've a Acer Aspire 1694WLMi and it just stopped working. When the charger is connected, its (the charger) green LED indicator starts flashing repeatedly but there's no life signal from the laptop. On ...
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Unable to use SSD as boot drive

I own an Acer Aspire Predator G3620 and bought a Samsung EVO 840 SSD to speed up my performance. Unfortunately, after plugging in the SSD into my pc, the BIOS does not allow me to use the SSD as boot ...
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Windows 8.1 Re-Installation on Acer Aspire - Key Issue

On Acer Aspire V3 model, Windows 8 recovery partition could not complete a fresh installation. It kept stumbling on error; it seems corrupted though I check the disk for erros/bad sectors and did not ...
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Touchpad not detected in Aspire VN7-591G

I have Acer Aspire VN7-591G and my touchpad is not working. I installed Windows 8.1 Professional N. I installed all updates. Then I install drivers from Acer site and nothing happened. Next, I use ...
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Unable to detect device when inserting any USB device

I'm running an Acer Aspire v7 with Windows 8.1 64-bit. My laptop used to work fine with USB sticks and external hard drives but then stopped one day. Device Manager shows up like this when I have a ...
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Acer Aspire Keyboard Issue

5 days ago I spilled some water on my laptop computer. The only problem I had was the keyboard was not working correctly. I removed it and everything underneath was dry, as the keyboard comes out ...
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Acer laptop won't recognize SSDs

I bought an Acer Aspire e1-472g-6844, and am trying to replace the HDD with SSD. I have tried 2 different SSDs (both from Crucial, but different models) and neither one works. I have tried 3 different ...
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Windows 7 - Acer Aspire M5811

I have a problem with my Windows 7 Desktop PC. Today I used it normally and it turned off normally to, but the next time I tried to turn it on, it became extremely slow. It's normal until I need to ...
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netbook screen stays black

I have an acer aspire one netbook. The screen is black but the computer turns on (LED's are on, fan is spinning, etc.) By black I mean absolutely no backlight. I tried to remove the battery and power ...
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Flashing BIOS on Acer Aspire S7: wrong ROM file size?

I'm trying to update the BIOS on my Acer Aspire S7, which is only running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (no Windows), so that its fan would stop being so noisy. I followed the instructions on this person's post. ...
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External monitor not going to sleep

I have an Acer Aspire 5750g, my problem is that when my laptop goes to sleep or shut down, the external monitor keep saying that no input and won't go to sleep mode.Everytime I have to turn off the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Acer Aspire 5570 laptop no power

I did not use my Acer laptop for about four months, as I open it, it did not power on with or without its built in battery. Another thing, when its power supply is plug into AC, immediately the ...
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Trouble connecting to wireless on Ubuntu 15.10 with Acer V15 laptop

I have a new laptop (Acer Aspire V 15) and ubuntu is not connecting to the wireless. At first it wasn't recognizing the wireless, so I installed the driver. Now it detects the wireless networks ...
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How to extract raw bios image to flash?

I have an Acer V5-573P which has experienced the black screen of death (the computer doesn't post, turns on but only black screen) After a lot of googling I'm pretty sure that this is a bios problem ...
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How to enable VT - X in Acer Aspire notebook E5-573-5108

I purchased a new Acer Aspire notebook E5-573-5108. Processor: Intel Core i5-4005U (2.2GHz, 3MB L3 cache). I installed VMware workstation, but when I install an operating system on the VMware ...
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Acer Aspire v17 nitro wierd wifi issue, hardware damage?

i have a relatively new acer aspire v17 nitro. here's my issue, after booting, my net speed is usually fine. but after some use, a couple of youtube videos, an hour of twitch streams, a few steam ...
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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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BX100 not showing up during windows installation

I have a Acer E5-511 with N2940 and I upgraded it to 4gb of RAM. It came with a hdd so I wanted to change it to a BX100. So I did, and I ran my windows 10 installation. It didn't see my ssd at all. In ...
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Unexplainable, random CPU lock-ups

Hardware: Acer Aspire XC-603g (stock hardware, no modifications) Almost a year ago, I asked this question on AskUbuntu because I had thought that the problem was with my installation of Ubuntu. ...
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How to install Kali Linux on Acer Aspire Switch 10 (windows tablet)?

I wish to install kali linux into my acer aspire switch 10 which is currently running full windows 8.1, is there any guide to do it? Things that i have: - kali linux x64 iso - bootable pendrive My ...
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Acer Aspire X1935 crashing

I have a 2.5 year old Acer Aspire X1935 desktop (i5-3450 3.10GHz x 4, 8GB RAM, ivybridge integrated graphics) that has been intermittently crashing. The crashes manifest as horizontal bars across the ...
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Acer Aspire V11 Ubuntu 14.04 installs but won't boot

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire V 11. The installation completes but on restarting it says 'No bootable system' However when I inspect the hard disc using the live disc it shows ...
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Acer Aspire Nitro boot Windows 10 from usb 3.0

I've been trying to get my asus aspire nitro to boot from usb. I have windows 10 pro installed on the portable hard drive. The nitro only comes with 3 usb 3.0 and no usb 2.0. I managed to get the ...
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Laptop self monitor not working, only external monitors work

My laptop was doing a software installation for Windows 8.1 yesterday for over 2 hours and stuck on 2/10. I then decided to do a hard reset on the laptop with the power button and it rebooted with a ...
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Getting “Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power” on an Acer Aspire 7740

Sometimes I’m getting the blue screens of death on my Acer Aspire 7740. Those are due to “Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power.” I Googled and thought its because of overheating. So I cleaned my notebook ...
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How to activate VT-x on a Acer Aspire E 15 E5-573G-34QR?

How to activate the hardware virtualization on this laptop if the BIOS menu does not have any options? It's very simplified. Similar to How to activate VT-x on a Acer Aspire E1-571G? Can't use that ...
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Side scrolling doesn't work in some applications after installation of Windows 8

After I updated from Windows 8 to 8.1 on my Acer E1-522 laptop yesterday I realised that my side scrolling had stopped in most apps but still works occasionally (some files I'll open in LibreOffice ...
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Homegroup issue

I have recently installed Windows 10, and remade another Homegroup, everything is Okay except a new connection with a strange Letters on my Network. is that risky? and how to get rid of it?
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My Built In Webcam Is Too Zoomed In On My Windows 8 Acer Laptop. How Do I Zoom It Out?

I wanna find a way to zoom it out, it works OK, but on streaming websites like Omegle, iMeetzU, and Skype, it's too zoomed in! Is there ANY way to fix this?