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What should I consider for upgrading the graphic card in my notebook?

I have a rather old (from 2008) Acer Travelmate 5720G, a laptop equipped with a chassis that let me easily access almost all of its hardware components; it makes the option of upgrading them really ...
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How to disable caps lock overlay for games?

I know topics about video games are off topic for this site but I believe this question still fits because I am asking about other software/drivers that happen to interact with a game. I have an Acer ...
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What are the other compatible batteries for acer travelmale P253-M? [closed]

I've a acer travelmate (ntebook) P253-M, whose battery I'm trying to replace. My question is: is there any other batteries that could be used instead of the exact model? For example, do I have to use ...
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Dead battery in brand new acer travel mate, have the warranty, how to repair? [closed]

Couple of days back I bought a brand new acer travel mate 253-M from amazon.de, but the battery is not being charged at all, seems the battery is dead. I'm not located in Germany, but I have the ...
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Acer TravelMate 253M, battery not being charged

I bought a new Acer TravelMate notebook 253M today. When the charger is connected with the laptop, it is on, or I can switch it on, but it always shows the battery is empty or cannot find the battery. ...
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Brand new (bought today) acer travel mate's mouse stopped working after I did something (wrong!)

Today I bought an acer travel mate notebook 253M (intel core i3-3110) from amazon.de. I clicked on something (in German) without knowing its meaning, and then the laptop's mouse is not working, it's ...
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My computer freezes all the time and shows that the hard drive is spinning at 100%, what the hell is it doing? [closed]

I have a ACER travelmate laptop. I use it all the time and play games on it that I have installed. It is a fast computer but recently it keeps on freezing, getting slower, lagging, and slower frame ...
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Acer Laptop does not power up after repairing DC power jack

I have an Acer travelmate laptop which (by mistake) I dropped on the floor with the power jack side down, with the charger connected and it broke the DC jack from the inside of the laptop. Then I ...
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Why isn't my Windows 7 x64 laptop hibernating properly?

Usually when I put my Windows 7 x64 Acer TravelMate 5520 laptop into hibernation nowadays, it starts back up in this screen: Text in picture: Windows did not shut down successfully. If this ...
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Can't change screen brightness inside Linux on Acer

Acer TravelMate 4740 series laptop. Brightness control keys (Fn+Right/Left) work on Windows 7, but not on Linux(tried both Ubuntu and Kubuntu). Linux shows the brightness bar(bulb) when the keys are ...
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Can I tranform my dvd drive in Acer TravelMate into hdd case?

I would like to transform my dvd drive into HDD/SDD socket in my Acer TravelMate 5742G (so that I can use 2 hard drives). I have been looking for something similar on the web but unfortunately I have ...
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Bluetooth and Wifi together on my Acer TravelMate 8572

It seems the TravelMate 8572 only has one radio module, which I have to switch between Bluetooth, 3G, and Wifi. Is this so, or have I set something up wrong, or is there something I must still set up? ...
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How can I use the 3G feature on my Acer TravelMate 8572?

I've just been given a TravelMate 8572 to work on at a client. A highlight was seeing that this machine apparently has built in 3G, but nowhere in any of the three manuals I've downloaded does it even ...