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Aspire is a line of personal computers made by Acer.

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Acer Aspire 5552G turns on only after multiple attempts

I have an Acer Aspire 5552G laptop with a strange power-up problem. When I press the power button, the power light comes on (hard disk activity and wifi lights stay off) and nothing happens after that,...
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Why is my computer slow (usually on startup) even though Task Manager doesn't show anything terrible?

For the past few months, my computer has been running slow on startup. This only happens every now and then, and it seems completely random. It sometimes goes away for a week or two, but then comes ...
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TC-885 trying to re-install WIN 11 from UBS for the fifth attempt

I have completely restarted my NVe ssd with DISKPART clean, convert gpt, and run the WIN 11 Install option as a New Computer setup. The installation runs through to completion, I then run the Windows ...
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"System is ready to into shipping mode" after changing settings in BIOS?

I own an Acer Aspire 3 A315-42 R7AP laptop and today my brother entered the bios to change a Function keys setting. After pressing F10 to save and restart he got the following message: System is ...
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How can I Increase the Volume on an Acer Aspire 5?

The volume on my Acer Aspire 5 has always been an irritant, but lately it has become a bigger deal to me. The speaker icon is all the way to the right, and the system sounds are also all the way up, ...
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Acer Aspire 5570 Keyboard Ribbon Cable Extension

I got a new keyboard for my Acer Aspire 5570. However, when I tried to install it, it seems that the ribbon cable is not set in the right direction (See the pictures). Is there any cable extension for ...
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How do I transfer data from my desktop through Command prompt?

My windows 10 tablet/laptop (Asper Aspire Switch) is corrupted and keeps doing a repair boot loop which I can not fix no matter what way I try. Firstly, I would like to get all my data which is stored ...
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Mapping Specialized Computer Keys

I own an Acer Nitro computer, which comes with a "NitroSense" button which displays ACPI information on Windows once pressed. However, on Linux, pressing it doesn't do anything, and there is ...
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Overclock Notebook Issues [duplicate]

Recently I was impressed to read a forum mentioning that my old notebook could be significantly upgraded: I overclock with K10stat (OC app) so I can get it going at 3400-3500Mhz (and no overheating) ...
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Notebook won’t post with 4Gb RAM

I'm trying to upgrade the RAM memory of an old notebook from 1x2Gb to 1x4Gb: 2Gb (top stick)/4Gb (bottom stick) DDR3 SO-DIMM According to the manufacturer specs, this notebook supports 8Gb max (2x4Gb)...
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Auto Start Laptop

I recently found out that one of my friend's laptop boots on its own when he opens the lid(Dell G3). I tried to make my laptop do the same but didn't find any way to do this. I came up across several ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Acer Aspire 3 laptop

I am trying to instal Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, from an usb flash dive, on my laptop, but it just wont boot no matter what I do. I've also tried other distros, but I always get the same result. Details are ...
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Waking an acer laptop from sleep with the lid closed

I have an Acer Aspire E5-571G laptop that I want to use with the lid closed. Ideally I would want to power it off and boot it without opening the lid, but I dismissed that idea. In any case I would ...
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Uninstalling a hidden driver

After upgrading to Windows 11 I have a problem with the volume and brightness keyboard shortcuts not working. I figured that it was a driver from Acer. I don't remember the exact name, nor did I take ...
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Ubuntu installer cannot find hard disk

I bought an Acer laptop and immediately tried to install Linux but it does not recognize my hard disk. In BIOS, two hard disks are listed: HDD0 and HDD1. Interestingly enough, the HDD0 entry is empty ...
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Can I combine DDR4 and DDR4-L in my laptop?

I have ACER Laptop with 4GB DDR4 2133MHZ RAM. I want to add another 8GB RAM. However, I cannot find DDR4 8GB RAM in 2133MHZ in my local area. However, I found 8GB DDR4-L 2133MHZ RAM. Can I use it in ...
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Windows 10 laptop turns screen back on after a few seconds

I set the screen timeout to 10 minutes on an Acer laptop with Windows 10 20H1. However, after turning the screen off, it comes back on in 1-2 seconds, then this repeats every 10 seconds or so. This ...
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EFI Ubuntu not booting or shown in bios

After having installed Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 LTS, when starting my laptop it throws an error stating "No bootable device". When I enter the boot options menu by spamming F12 on startup, I ...
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Aspire A315-21 LAN works on battery and doesn't work well when charger is on

I have Acer Aspire A315-21. LAN works on the battery and I get 20 Mbps. When my charger is on the speed drop to 30 Kbps. I tried connecting LAN with a USB connecter. In that, there is no issue I get ...
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How to proceed with with fTPM error message during boot?

Yesterday starting my ACER laptop I've got on the screen a blue strip with this text "Press Y to reset fTPM, if you have Bitlocker or encryption-enabled system, the system will not boot without a ...
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Disabling F1 key: lots of problems

I want to disable the commands associated to my Fn keys in particular the F1 command which activates the sleep mode. In addition Fn keys alone are not present in the Keyboard Shortcuts (in the ...
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My Acer Aspire 3 A315-56 laptop has no bluetooth and installing the drivers doesn't work

My Acer Aspire A315-56 laptop has no bluetooth and installing the drivers doesn't work. I mean the drivers listed on the Acer website. Reinstalling the I/O driver also doesn't work. Regarding what ...
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Unable to change from UEFI to Legacy Mode

i have a Acer Aspire 5 A515-44 with Windows 10 Pre-installed , but I need for my Car Diagnostic Programs Windows 7. So I decided to work with a Virtual Machine installed Win 7 but the programs won't ...
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reset bios password with cmospwd, ioperm startservice function call failed

I've been trying to reset the bios password on an old Acer Aspire laptop. I've been looking for a while until I stumbled upon cmospwd. I downloaded it, and it asked me to "run ioperm -i as ...
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Web Conferencing programs turn off Dolby Advanced Audio

Programs like GoToMeeting, Zoom, Skype turn off Dolby Advanced Audio (DAA) on my laptop when a call starts (why?). This makes the sound volume drop significantly. Later I have to turn it on manually. ...
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My windows 10 computer won't recognize a gaming headset

I have an Acer aspire vx laptop with a single 3.5 mm combo (audio/mic) jack, I just bought a Corsair hs35 headset to use but when I plug it in the mic on the headset won't work. I can hear very quiet ...
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Not able to boot from USB on Acer Aspire TC-895-UA92 Desktop, F12 not working (trying to install linux/ubuntu)

I want to install Linux/Ubuntu on this desktop but cannot boot from the USB to do so. I am not concerned about dual boot or partitions. The Acer Aspire TC-895-UA92 Desktop is not booting from the USB....
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Fix cloned Windows problems (laptop system-recovery, memtest, Windows recovery environment)

Background/Cause Several months ago, I upgraded my laptop's hard-drive to an SSD. The SSD is smaller than the hard-drive, so I freed up enough space for it to fit and cloned the drive to the SSD, with ...
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Can you fix a laptop with a thick black line in the middle of it?

So, my stupid stupid self dropped my Acer Aspire 7551 and now there is a long thick black vertical line on my screen, I really don't know what to do. Anything I could do?
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Distorted screen image leads to unresponsive laptop

My computer screen suddenly image gets distorted and starts to tremble left & right. There is no response when I move the Mouse or press Alt,Ctrl, Del. I managed to "trigger" it to ...
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Can I connect my acer to 4k monitor?

I am wondering can I connect my ACER ASPIRE 5 A517-51G to a 4k monitor. My laptop has a hdmi but I don't know if is it hdmi 2.0 or not. Laptop has integrated intel UHD 620 and a seperate graphics card ...
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Can I install drivers that needs requires Windows 7 with Windows 10?

I've recently "revived" my old Acer Aspire 7751, and since I'm broke, I couldn't install Windows 7, so I've installed a Windows 10 setup in my flashdrive. Anyways, I want to install new ...
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Fuse amperage for laptop PSU

I have cord that is rather short, so I found a longer one and wanted to swap the IEC [kettle lead] type. I checked the fuse to see if they are the same new one is a 5A & the existing one is 13A; ...
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Acer a515-43 laptop boot from usb not working

I need to boot from usb to save my laptop files but I can’t find the option in my UEFI boot settings. And I can’t change my boot mode. The only option is UEFI. And Under boot priority order only ...
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How can I prevent my computer from hijacking the F10 Key?

I recently purchased an Acer Aspire 1080. When I try to debug a program in Visual Studio on this laptop, and attempt to use the F10 hotkey for the "Step Over" command, something else hijacks the ...
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Broken screen & disabled display in Acer v5 series Windows 8 PC

I really need help. I was so stupid and I only had one Intel graphics card. I disabled it in my Acer Aspire v5 laptop, not knowing it would not function without it. The problem is when I turn on my ...
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How Do I Enable Select Items In Menus Of InsydeH2O Setup Utility On Acer Aspire V5?

I use the F2 key at system boot to enter InsydeH2O on my Acer Aspire V5 I use the Left and Right arrows to change menu When I try to use the Up and Down arrows to select menu items there is no joy. ...
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Can I upgrade my laptop to 8GB of RAM?

I have an old laptop which I'm trying to upgrade. It's an Acer Aspire 5253 with 32-bit architecture. I am a little confused about how much RAM I can add. On one side, I've read that 32 bit systems ...
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How to create bootable hdd with linux for two different PCs?

First of all I must say I have no knowledge about this topic. All I have done is follow tutorials around the internet, so pardon me for my ignorance. With that said lets go to the problem. Almost ...
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Acer aspire 3 dark camera

I have acer aspire 3 a315-51 that has win10 x64. I was speaking with my friend on zoom perfectly but then the cameras became dark! It's not off, but I can only see my face only if I make it very ...
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Buzzing and eventually loud cracking noises from the inside of the laptop (recording available), but the fans are checked and in excellent condition

I hope I'm asking this in the right place, if not, feel free to brutally get rid of both me and my post, I'm just desperate at this point. I own an Acer Aspire vn7-792g, I've had it for a few years. ...
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How to flash BIOS on Acer Aspire 5720 ICL50

I have searched every website I can and none of the instructions I have found seem to work for me. The laptop model is Aspire 5720 ICL50, from 2008. The laptop shows black screen when powering on, ...
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Power IC heating, laptop is not starting

I'm using Acer aspire E5-473G-3100. Today, when I tried to turn on my laptop, it said Media test failure, check cable. I opened my laptop, disconnected HDD and connected again then tried turning on, ...
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Acer aspire 3 A315-54 install windows

I just bought an Acer aspire 3 A315-54 and I do not see my SSD in diskpart or even on a live Ubuntu. I can only see EFI_SHELL as a boot option from BIOS. Dose this mean a hardware failure or why am I ...
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Acer Aspire ES1-512 touchpad not working after clean Windows 8.1 Pro (re-)installation

On an older laptop Acer Aspire ES1-512 the touchpad is not working after clean Windows 8.1 Pro (re-)installation. Things that could play role here: Right from the beginning of Windows 8.1 Pro ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS crashing on Acer Aspire 5750G

I have tried to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a Acer Aspire 5750G laptop, several times. Until now I have successfully installed the OS two times, only to have it crash after a period of approximately ...
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Boot From USB On Acer Aspire 3

I got an Acer Aspire 3 laptop and want to boot a different OS than Windows 10 from USB. I have gone into the BIOS and went to change the boot order so it checks the USB first, but no option exists ...
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Bluetooth not working on Debian 10

I've been using Debian 10 on Acer aspire 4750, but while my Wi-Fi works fine, I have no detected Bluetooth! I have no Windows on my laptop, so I can't use this solution. Another point I should add is ...
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How to boot an Acer Aspire V5 from a bootable USB?

I cannot boot my Acer Aspire V5-471G from a bootable USB stick. Already altered the BIOS in a way that the USB has priority over HDD, but still nothing happens and Windows 8 boots normally from HDD. ...
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No Bootable Device

When starting up my Acer Aspire 3, I receive a message stating 'No Bootable Device'. I have accessed the BIOS menu, reset the defaults, and tried restarting. Nothing seems to be working. I believe ...
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