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Aspire is a line of personal computers made by Acer.

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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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Which hotkeys are needed to move begin/end of line and document on an Acer Aspire 5?

I finally replaced my old laptop with an Acer Aspire 5. All is working well except for one thing: I have not been able to find/figure out how to move to the end or beginning of a line, or to the ...
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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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Acer Aspire 9410 reboots whenever a program is started

I'm a comp tech and I'm stumped, doesn't happen very often but I'm stumped! I have an aspire 9410 4441. Upgraded OS to windows 7 Ultimate, have 2gb ram. The cmos battery is shot, I have to reset the ...
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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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acer aspire 4730z laptop CPU system upgrade

My question is about acer aspire 4730z, anybody knows CPU system upgrade, or detail on how to upgrade or what to do? Thanks for the rply guys and much appreciated... god bless... Lab,
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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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Acer Aspire Switch 10.1" Sw5-012 won't turn on

I've tried everything I saw on YouTube and read in forums. It'll charge but it won't turn on I've tried reseting multiple times and still won't work Idk what to do I'm out of options....please help
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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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HMDI to VGA Converter

I am trying to connect my Projector(VGA port) and my Computer Monitor(VGA port) to my laptop (which has only HDMI port), so I used HDMI to VGA converter to connect to my laptop and VGA splitter to ...
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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 is system using >30% CPU at every instant?

Introduction: Hardware - Acer Aspire VN7-592G (Laptop) Issue - The 'system' process is always using 30-45% cpu. I have done a lot of research and came to the conclusion that there can be any number of ...
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Increase length of scroll selection time on Acer Aspire laptop/Windows 8.1

I recently had to reinstall Windows (8.1) to fix some issues with my computer (Acer Aspire). After the install the scroll function on my touchpad had stopped working. I installed the ELAN driver from ...
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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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No display after powering on Acer laptop

Last night on an old Acer 5738z Windows Vista Laptop it would freeze minutes after start up. The last time this happened it seemed to be a dust in the fan issue so today I opened it up and fumbled my ...
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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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Keyboard shortcuts for keyboard keys that don't Work

Is there any program that can help me create keyboard shortcuts to emulate the keyboard keys that are not functioning. For. eg. Can I press Fn + 1 to emulate W and Fn + 2 for Tab. Anything comes to ...
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BIOS locked on Acer Aspire

I currently have Linux Mint on my Acer Aspire E5-576G-5762, and I want to install Windows. The problem is that I needed to create a BIOS admin password to change a BIOS setting, but now I don't ...
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Extracting BIOS Files from Acer's self extracting executable

Acer's self extracting executable for updating my bios is not opening at all. Even in task manager, it stays on for one second and then disappears. This used to work previously on Windows 10. The last ...
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How to completely remove an unknown superuser password from UEFI (Acer Aspire Switch)

I have an Acer Aspir Switch 10 E or SW2-016 with Windows 10 and UEFI firmware (V1.15) Apparently I once upon a time have set a Supervisor Password in the Security settings. Ofcourse I forgot it. I ...
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How to flash bios of Asus Aspire laptop without using windows?

My laptop (Acer Aspire 6530G) screen stays black, I try to update the firmware, maybe it helps. So I downloaded the latest firmware from here, it is a .exe file. But how can I trigger the flash ...
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Acer Aspire e15 virtualization issues

I've recently tried running docker toolbox on my computer and, despite having virtualization enabled, I get the following error when running the docker terminal: "This computer doesn't have VT-X/AMD-...
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Bluetooth fail to start

I am trying to get my Bluetooth working, so that I can connect my Bluetooth headphones. When my system boots up I get a Bluetooth fail. And for more information run command $ systemctl status ...
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Trying to boot to SpinRite and get InitDiskill WARNING: using suspect partition

Trying to run SpinRite 6 on an Acer Aspire z3760, an all-in-one. First thing I tried was booting the machine to SpinRite image on a USB; the machine simply refused to boot from the USB, even when I ...
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Which SSD type can this slot support?

My Laptop make and model: Acer Aspire A515 51G 54PF https://www.acer.com/ac/en/IN/content/model/NX.GT1SI.006 I wanted to upgrade my laptop so I opened it from the back to find out what my options ...
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Changing Windows display language from Japanese to English

So I changed my laptop's language to be in Japanese in order to use a program called UTAU (if you don't know what UTAU is, it is a Japanese singing synthesizer application that's similar to the ...
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Acer Aspire 4750 cannot turn on wifi after switch to Linux Mint 19

I installed Linux Mint 19 in my Laptop Acer Aspire 4750 but the wifi doesn't work. I found my wireless hard blocked. I tried to unblocked it using rfkill. 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no ...
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Acer laptop goes to standby when exposed to a magnetic field

Good morning, I encountered an funny problem with my laptop. When I have my smartphone in my pocket and the laptop on shoe, then the laptop goes into sleep, and I can't do anything anymore. After I ...
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My laptop keep freezing randomly

My laptop keep freezing randomly without any reason, What I have tried: Cleaned the fan and use a new thermal paste. Full format to the whole harddisk with a fresh windows 10. I removed the second ...
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External wired USB mouse not detecting

I am using ACER 5755g laptop, it had a mouse pad issues and then stopped working so I unplugged the cable from the mother board. Then I tried plugging my DELL N889 Wired mouse, but it is not detecting....
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Critical discharge UPower level of Aspire Acer One AOA150

Trying to get a reliable estimation when it is time to switch from battery to power supply (or shut down the netbook). Using GNOME battery status applet and upower tool (they are coherent). At ...

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