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How to upgrade my Acer Aspire one that has windows xp, windows 7 and windows 8 upgrade to windows 10

so I was give an Acer Aspire One that has Windows XP on it as well as Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. I would like to upgrade it to Windows 10, so that way I can make it my personal computer and hopefully ...
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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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Acer aspire 7 amd ryzen 5 Excessive fan noise

So I have a laptop that I've had since last year. It worked fine for about half a year now, but Yesterday morning when I started it up, after a while the fan went crazy my whole desk was vibrating. I ...
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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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Unable to enter BIOS screen

I have recently installed a dual boot of ArcoLinux with Plasma, and created a second partition for the Arco installation to make sure I'm not messing with my SSD's data. After this I was unable to get ...
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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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iMac shuts off USB keyboard if it's plugged into a hub

I use 2 computers at home: One for work: Late 2013 27" iMac with macOS Catalina (Version 10.15.3) And one for personal use: Acer Aspire A515-51G laptop with Windows 10 (Version 1909) I don't have ...
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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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How to fix an Acer laptop that won't turn on?

When I plug the charger the orange light appear and after 2-3 seconds it turns blue. I guess it means that it's fully charged. Then I pushed the on button, blue light blinks and disappears in 1-2 ...
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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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What are the implications of running bcdedit command while safe boot has already been activated through msconfig?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows 10 on my Acer computer. While trying to install Ubuntu, I was prompted with a warning about Intel's RST needing to be turned off. Following Choice #...
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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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Acer fan is not detected

For some reason, my pc fan stopped working. First, I tried to change the speed from the control panel, but it did not work. Then tried using SpeedFan, Open Hardware Monitor, Hw Monitor, and more (They ...
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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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BSOD after using Using 2400 MHz RAM with 2133 MHz RAM

I am using two RAM of different Bus Speed on Windows 10 Laptop (Acer Aspire E5-475), one is 2133MHz (4GB) and another is 2400 MHz (8GB). Now the PC crash with Blue Screen (BSOD) once or twice in a day....
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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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Interface issue when using Fruity Loops

A simple but extremely frustrating issue. I cannot enter notes into the piano roll (with a left-click) while at the same time playing notes on the keyboard. It’s as if playing the notes (by pressing ...
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What are the best ways to check that my new laptop is genuine?

I just bought a new Acer Predator Helios 300 from a 3rd party online seller. I got 10 days of replacement warranty. Now, as I have invested a great amount of money in this system, I just want to ...
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Intel AC-Adapter causes system-stuttering

I have a Acer Aspire laptop (about 4 years old) with an Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 as my WLAN-Adapter. Also Windows 10 runs as the OS. Now my problem is that my sound, mouse and video ...
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Acer Aspire Laptop E5-475-37MN where to find bios utility files to flash bios

When I turn on my laptop the only thing that works properly are the LED lights and the fan, it displays a black screen. I was thinking of flashing the bios using a usb drive with BIOS update utility ...
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Why won't my Acer batteries charge

I have 2 Acer E5 575G laptops. The battery in one died and I bought a replacement. After installing the replacement the battery shows 39% available, not charging. I contacted the seller who said ...
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The laptop does not scan my Wi-Fi network

I have an Acer Aspire A315-21 laptop and he does not scan my Wi-Fi. He scans the Wi-Fi network from the entire building except for my Wi-Fi. I thought that the problem is the OS (Endless), so I change ...
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My new Acer Aspire 7 doesn't have a Legacy Boot option, what can I do to get it?

I am greatly disappointed by this fact, as I need Legacy Boot in order to boot into Linux OS via an USB port. Well, I only have UEFI. I've considered two options thus far: I install Linux distros in ...
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Bluetooth problems. Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-7260

Yesterday I installed new WIFI-Bluetooth adapter into my laptop. It is Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-7260.(Mini PCI-E) I installed all drivers (for bluetooth and WiFi) from Intel website, but BT adapter ...
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Quickly turning off and turning on a notebook touchpad

Is there a way I can easily and quickly turn on / off a notebook touchpad? I have a convenient keyboard on my laptop and a big touchpad right under it and when you type you can accidentally touch the ...
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How do I reset Aspire E5-571G Insyde BIOS supervisor password?

Problem: BIOS supervisor password that is forgotten. Manufacturer: Acer Model: Aspire E5-571G Architecture: 64 bit OS: Win 10 Motherboard: Acer EA50_HB(U3E1) BIOS.ver: Insyde Corp.V1....
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How to enable Virtualisation on ACER E1-510?

I would like to enable virtualisation on acer ACER E1-510 In the BIOS (Security section), i have this:
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Screen stays black after memory upgrade?

I have 4GB memory from my HP Folio 13 1020us, labelled: 4GB 2Rx8 PC3-12800S-11-11-F3 I want to use it to replace the memory in my ACER E1-510. It's current memory is labelled: 2GB 1Rx8 PC3L-...

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