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Acer Aspire T180 BIOS flash

Q: Acer Aspire T180 BIOS flash

Can anyone tell me how to flash the bios for an acer aspire t180?

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A: Acer Aspire T180 BIOS flash

When you download the BIOS file from Acer, here: http://support.acer.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?tab=1 and after you unzip the file, you will find a file named WINFLASH.HLP. Double click on it and open it and it will give you instructions on how to flash the BIOS in your PC.

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Acer Aspire T180 BIOS Upgrade

A:Acer Aspire T180 BIOS Upgrade

there's only one BIOS available on support website:http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/BIOS/BIOS/BIOS_R01-C0.zip?acerid=633643843264179701&Step1=DE... but first check if it's the same BIOS version as your PC: windows logo key + rtypemsinfo32 check BIOS DATE/version

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Hi ya i have an acer aspire t180 on vista, my problem is my pc powers on but has a high pitched tone and totally blank screen, iv tried all the normal things ie un plugging everything holding the power button, even tried a different screen, think i need to get to the bios but cant because i have no screen please advise before i lob it out of the window thank you xx
 

A:Acer aspire t180

Hi iv solved one of the problems the high pitched tone on power up has now gone as i took the case off and cleaned all the dust from fans, now when it turns on i get the acer screen telling me to press delete to enter set up menu or F12 to enter boot menu iv tried both of them on start up but now the pc wont go to either menu any ideas for me please
 

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I cannot access my 9 in 1 card reader in 'my computer'. WHEN I insert my SD card, nothing happens. I searched in device manager, tried adding hardware even opened the case and unplugged it and restarted and plugged it into the MOBO again, hoping it would recognize new hardware.
 

A:Acer Aspire T180

Go to "My Computer".

What system do you have XP, Vista?

In "My Compute", check if at least you have the 9-1 card reader detected. You should see different drive letters in My Computer, like E:, F:, G; or something similar.

Did you see the letters? They should be next to the main drive C:.
 

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It has windows vista home basic and it is not responding to anything, it boots up just fine but nothing works unless in safe mode? anything you click on it tries to come up but its blank and at top of pages it says (Not Responding) ??????? it is weird cause I have a aspire one laptop with the same OS and it is doing the same thing, Please help me
 

A:I Have Acer Aspire T180

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my problem, I was downloading a program to my pc it the program froze up and I hold the power button down to turn the box off and then i started the box back up it cam on i started it back again and now it wan't load to the windows so what to do

A:acer aspire t180

hi and welcome to TSF can you start in safe mode possibly tapping F8 on boot you could then try system restore to a time before you try the download.

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hi there everyone,
can anyone help,
Acer aspire m1610 or acer aspire t180
i have these two computers and would like to know witch one i should upgrade,
wich one is the better computer- (
and when decided
what should i upgrade
and what are the best parts to use,
or the best way to do it,
and how do i know what parts are compatible
im not looking to spend a fortune,
but i dont mind spending a bit, as long as its worth it,
kind regards
edward

 

A:can anyone help, Acer aspire m1610 or acer aspire t180

First, each model has multiple hardware specifications. So I have no way of knowing the hardware configurations of either unit that you have.

Second, upgrades are limited on OEM PC's. Your only options will be RAM and the video card. And in the case of the video card, the power supply may not be able to handle a decent card.
 

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5 months ago I formatted Acer Aspire T180 Vista to XP Pro. The reason why was that when I on Vista. I accidently deleted the LAN or modem driver. So I decided to switch with xp. But I realized that it does not install LAN driver automatically. So I ended up getting 1394 adapter on networking panel. I was doing research and tried to download proper LAN driver on my other computer. I remember I downloaded on google and I typed "Acer Aspire T180 LAN driver for XP". I downloaded it from "drivers.softpedia.com/.../Acer-Aspire-T180-LAN-Driver.shtml" It was really easy to install it. When I transfer the files to t180. It had .exe file. So I got a connection. But it always stuck with Google. For example if I insert "www.yahoo.com" It won't transfer to yahoo. I'm still on google page no matter what. even If I browse from google I end up going to Google front page. So I decided to format again to XP. But this time I can't find the driver. I went to Acer website and downloaded LAN drivers. But it does not have exe. driver. So I can't install it. I remember when I looked at the adapter on my networking places. It was something like "Yukon Family ...????" Can you guys help me?
 

A:Acer Aspire T180 LAN driver Help

Does anything show in device manager?
vicks
 

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I have had an Acer Apire T180 for a long time, and it is rarely used any more. I was wondering if it would be possible to upgrade its CPU, and add in a graphics card so that it would be suitable for high end gaming? I'm not sure whether this task would be too difficult, or if it would require a change in motherboards? It has an AMD Sempron 3000+, and I would assume it has integrated graphics? Help would be much appreciated?Thanks in advance

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I have had an Acer Apire T180 for a long time, and it is rarely used any more. I was wondering if it would be possible to upgrade its CPU, and add in a graphics card so that it would be suitable for high end gaming? I'm not sure whether this task would be too difficult, or if it would require a change in motherboards? It has an AMD Sempron 3000+, and I would assume it has integrated graphics? Help would be much appreciated?Thanks in advance

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Hi,

I am having trouble with the sound on my computer, as in I have none!

The computer type is an Acer Aspire T180.

I used to have sound and then suddenly one day I didn't and I'm not sure how I lost it. But when I went into the system I had an error message saying that I did not have the correct software to install 'Audio Device on High Definition Audio Bus' with a yellow exclamation mark.

I came on here and saw that I needed to download the correct drive, so I went to the Acer website and downloaded the Audio Drive, which in turn downloaded 'Realtek HD Audio Manager.'

When I went back to the system the 'Audio Device on High Definition Audio Bus' has gone. I have tried all possible solutions on Windows help but nothing!

Please help! I have been trying to solve this problem for hours and am ready to give up! Any suggestions?
 

A:Audio problems - Acer Aspire T180

Invest in a PCI or USB audio adapter
 

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     I have an Acer Aspire T180.  The machine came with an AMD Athlon 64 3800+ 2.4 Ghz processor.  I am thinking about upgrading the processor to an AMD Athlon 64x2 Dual Core 6000+ 3Ghz processor.  I have done some research on the motherboard and it is an ECS MCP61PM-AM motherboard. Looked @ the motherboard on the following sitehttp://www.ascendtech.us/ecs-mcp61pm-am-dual-core-am2-motherboard_i_mb64ecsmcp61pma.aspx In the CPU section it states that the Dual Core processor is supported, but what I am wondering is if I have to upgrade the BIOS as well or will it run fine with the current BIOS on the motherboard.  If I need to update the BIOS, where can I find it.

A:Can I upgrade my Acer Aspire T180 processor

Hi donkeyd The Athlon 64 3800+ processor is a Socket 939 CPU, whereas the Athlon 64x2 6000+ is the newer AM2, so unfortunately are not compatible. You will need to look for a dual core CPU that will fit a Socket 939. Hope this helps!

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Hello, Im new here and i just wondered if this is possible.

Okay, So my motherboards Spec

Board: Acer EM61SM/EM61PM
Bus Clock: 201 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD R01-B4 04/27/2007

And my processor

1.90 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache

I really want to go quad core and i heard that my board is Socket AM2,
But also I have never heard of a Aspire T180 Quad.

Im looking at buying
Amd Phenom 9500 Quad 2.2ghz
1800MHz (3600 MT/s) FSB, Agena, Quad-Core, Retail, Socket AM2+, Processor with Fan

From tigerdirect BUT i dont want to buy it and get problems with it not working. If i need a new motherboard, Would there be a cheap one that supports this?
 

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hi i recently got a acer aspire T180 and would like to upgrade it from Ubuntu 14.04 to windows 7 as i prefer it, but i need to know if it is actually possible and if so how do i do it? and can i use the product key that came with the PC as it says it used
to run windows vista, yet i cant find any sign of vista...?

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Can this work and does anyone have an easy step by step guide to doing it? The Acer has so many hardware problems it's not even funny and I got 4 Dell gx280's without hard drives for free.

A:Acer Aspire T180 hard drive in a Dell gx280 sff?

I got the hard drive in the computer but I'm getting this screen:

Intel (r) Grantsdale-G PCI Accelerated SVGA BIOS
Build Number: 3329 PC Dev. 04/12/2004 17:02:24
DECOMPILATION OR DISASSEMBLY PROHIBITED
Copyright (C) 2000-2003 Intel Corp. All Rights Reserved
Any way I can make this work?

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Hi,
I'm hoping you can help. Recently purchased and Acer Aspire T180. It has an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ processor, and a gig of ram.

The specs when purchases state it runs at 2.6GHz. When checking the performance through the system info in the control panel it says only 2.1?

I spoke to the retailer, they advised that I would need to deal with Acer, apparently Acer have been putting lower spec RAM in the PCs which is why the Clock speed is slower? (dont know if this is true)

This sounds plausable so I called Acer. They said the memory is fine (DDR2 333) and the only reason it runs at 2.1 is due to configuration in BIOS. Apparently this is easy to change but the guy wasnt allowed to tell me how over the phone incase I destroy my system. Told me to go back to retailer.. grrrrr...

So now I'm stuck.... I dont know the exact specs of the Mother Board as it is sealed and will invalidate warranty if I open the case!!!!

Can anyone help?? Is this an easy change in BIOS. I have changed settings before on another PC, but the BIOS on this PC doesnt seem to have any familiar menu's relating to clock speed of FBus speed.

I'm a little sceptical as I always thought that clock speed will be limited by the max speed of the memory, and at 333, I'm thinking it won't allow the process to run at 2.6..

Lastly, it also only shows as 767MB Ram available. I know this is because it is sharing 256 for video, but I was told that you could remove this RAM allocation som... Read more

A:Probs with Acer Aspire T180, AMDX2 should be 2.6Ghz but only showing 2.1Ghz!!!

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My aspire T180 is apparently broken: after I switch it on it stays stuck on the "Press del to access the BIOS" screen.I've tried to isolate a possible issue by unplugging sequentially components: CPU and RAM, then disk and DVD.I tried to reset the bios with no luck at all.Anyone can help?Thanks.

A:aspire T180 stuck at power on, won't go into bios

So if you press the Del key, you are not able to enter BIOS?have you checked CMOS battery voltage?

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I am trying to help a neighbor get her desktop running.  When I got there, it was beeping on boot.  I removed the memory stick (pc2-5300 x 2 gb)
I cleaned it with an eraser with a static bracelet on and re-installed it...It posted but I did not have monitor attached at that point.  I brought it to my house and hooked it up and believe it or not it booted.  She does not even have internet service so I decided to do some windows updates and run some scans.  No problems found. I then installed some used pc2-4200 (2 x 2 gb) to speed it up but it would not post so I replaced the old ram back.  Now I only get BSOD...ox0000008e (0xc0000005,0x81d56F15,ox85EC38c4)
The motherboard looks very clean with no bulging caps...
From my guesswork, I am wondering if the windows updates I downloaded had a video driver that was not compatible.
She is a retired lovely person I would like to help.  I tried safe mode boot with networking with same results.  I ran mem test 86 with no issues.  I also ran a hard drive test that showed no errors.  I put the hd in my system with a usb adapter and all her files are intact.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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So my Acer Aspire 4736G won't turn on for some time now. I've did some researching and reading and I've found out I need to flash the BIOS by formatting a flash drive to FAT and then place the BIOS in it. I've downloaded the BIOS from here and I've extracted its contents. I've placed the files inside the DOS folder onto a 4GB freshly formatted FAT flash drive. What I need to know is what I'll rename KALG0208.fd to in order to use the Fn+Esc method. Thanks.

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Hello, so basically I have a Acer aspire one 725 laptop and it won't boot at all, just a blank screen... I've tried various methods of getting it to work, but no luck as of yet...
Anyway, i was wondering if anyone knew how to do a flash BIOS using a USB stick as I was told this could fix the issue. I've seen some posts online but they seem to be for the older aspire one range...
I've already downloaded the BIOS file from the Acer website...

A:How to Flash Bios on a Acer Aspire One 725 - Windows 8???

Can you see the bios screen at all or get into the bios? If not then you wont be able to see anything.

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Hi all!
I have acer aspire one za3 AO751h-52Br and i need to flash the bios. I have tried dozen times but all had the same result...nothing. when holding Fn+Esc and pressing power button then releasing all the power button starts blinking and when i press it again it simply turns of. what should i do?
 

A:Acer Aspire one AO751h bios flash

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Hi Everyone, I have what seems to be common problem with the Acer netbooks. My battery is not charging even though the computer is new. I have seen in other online forums that I should "flash the BIOS" by downloading a file from the Acer site. I have gone to the site and have found a BIOS file for Acer Netbook Model 725. The file is BIOS_Acer_1.08_A_A. Is this the correct file for flashing the BIOS? When I open the file to search its contents it has a README file that states: "Windows flash: Please click "ZHG108.EXE.exe" to update bios." Questions: (1) Is this the correct file for my computer? (2) Should I simply extract the file on the netbook desktop and then double click to activate it? (3) Will this damage my computer in any way? The site says to use at your own risk. I understand that downloading and execting the wrong file or executing it in the wrong way might disable my system. Is there a safer way of correcting this problem? I've already tried the power button and device manager approaches with no luck. Thanks for any help on this. I just don't want to cause any serious problems. I would like to use my netbook with the battery.  David  

A:BIOS Flash for Acer Aspire One 725-0825 Windows 7.

Hello, I've just flashed my similar netbook's BIOS (mine is Aspire One 722).Original BIOS version was 1.08 and that downloaded from Acer site was 1.1 (1) I don't know but if downloaded from Acer I think yes(2) Mine zip file has 2 folders: 'DOS' and 'Windows'. After unpacking it I went into 'Windows' folder and executed exe file.(3) There is always possibility of damage when flashing but you have to decide by yourself: flash or not. If your new BIOS will not resolve your problem then maybe the battery is damaged?

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My boyfriend's computer kept going to the black screen of death. I could go to the Boot order screen, but nothing else. (When I clicked F2 for BIOS settings, it just went back to the black screen of death.) I found that generally a BIOS flash will do the trick, so I started following the instructions. I formatted a memory stick, loaded the files needed and properly named. I turned the laptop off, stuck the memory stick in, held FN & Esc, pressed the power, and let go of FN & Esc. I was super happy when the power button started flashing. Here is where I messed up-big time. I had two sets of instructions that were pretty much the exact same, except one said that when the power light started flashing to push it and the other said not to. I chose the wrong set-I pushed the power button and it shut off. I thought maybe it would come back on in a few minutes by itself, but no luck. So, I went to start it over, thinking this time to not push the power button. But now, it will not turn on at all. When I put the battery in, the battery light shows orange for half a second and then quickly fades away. The same thing happens with the AC adapter. Just to make sure, I also tried with my own battery (same model computer) and AC adapter. Same thing. Tried the non-working computer's adapter and battery on my laptop-they worked fine.

I tried doing what I think is called a drain by taking the battery and adapter out of the non-working computer and holding the power down for... Read more

A:Acer Aspire One No Power After BIOS Flash Attempt

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Hello, I have an Acer Aspire Timeline X 5820TG, with the black screen of death. This happened a few starts after cleaning some virus with MS defender.
I have read that it is most likely a corrupted bios. I have also since ruled out the screen and the cmos battery and clearing the static without the battery.
Apparently after downloading the latest bios upgrade file (ZQ1_122W.executive) Acer support onto a flash drive, I used FN + Esc then the Power button to install the above bios file.
After this failed, I added a notepad with Autorun in brackets and then ( open = the bios e x e )file , as well and saved it as an I N F file, along with the executive bios file and retried. (This is the absolute extent of my coding knowledge).
But so far I have been unsuccessful.
I suspect I am trying to install the wrong bios file, and also installing it the wrong way as well.
The computer shops are just keen to sell me a new expensive replacement laptop, and so not much help there either.
Please, if anyone can help me I would be so appreciative and thankful.
 
John

A:Acer Aspire Black screen. Help with bios flash please

I doubt if this is a BIOS issue but it's possible the computer was bricked after a bad flash that you said failed.
 
What happens when you tap F8 at boot? Do you get the Advanced Boot Options. I am assuming this is Windows 7. You cannot access Safe Mode with Windows 8 or 10 using F8.
 
Do you need any data on the hard drive? If not, would you be willing to do a factory reset? If you do need the data would you be willing to do a factory reset after recovering the data?
 
What was the OS that came with this computer?  Was it upgraded to Windows 10?
 
Do you have another computer you can burn an iso file to CD? I am hoping you can boot a CD or USB flash drive on this computer.

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Hello all, hope I can get some help here.

Replaced screen on an acer aspire one happy (aohappy pav70), after which the netbook fails to boot at all.
After much research online this appears to be a common problem with acer aspire one's, resulting in a need to flash the bios to be able to boot again.
There are many tutorials for accessing the bootblock to run a crisis disk across the system but not for this specific model. Most include downloading the bios from acer, copying the .fd files and flashi.exe files to a flash drive, then using the Fn and Esc button whilst turning the system on to start the crisis procedure for flashing the bios. This does not appear to work on this model so am looking for some help.

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Dear all,     Recently I encountered the black screen problem that when I turned on the laptop es1-111m only showing black scree Here are the symptoms:1. Black screen..no even bios or Acer logo2. The blue light is on ..battery is charging3. When I plug in USB devices...it has power Here are the things I tried suggested by other users online, but none of them work: 1. Took out batteries and unplug Ac adaptor..press down the power button for 1 minutes or so..restart..no impact2. Try our different RAM...no impact3. Format a USB into either fat or fat32 format ....put in bios files...hold FN+ESC Button For this method the blue power light was blinking as many users reported online but seems like the bios is not flashed:For the bios file I trieda.) one from other user which is named ZHK.fd but that's allb.) The one downloaded from Acer support website which is exe file for window and then I extracted all files to the USB but no impact at all Does anyone know what is the problem...many thanks in advance Michael 

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my pc is acer aspire T180.. i buy a new RAM.. and try to add(my ram now 2gb) another ram size 1gb, the problem start.. it can't recognize the ram.. when it restart then came with beeping sound... but the information tell me that damned pc can put (ram) up to 4gb!! what the hell happen to it man

A:Problem with Aspire T180? help me!!

I can't really understand you problem... You are saying that your computer isn't recognizing the ram?

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the acer t180 came with windos vista my friend wants windows xp on it and i seen a post on here of a guy who put windows xp on it he just had diver issues i have the drivers i just need to know if i have to DOD the hard Drive for it to read the disk bc he puts the disk in and it dont load it he has cd rom to load first and he hits f12 ti open the boot mode and he picks cd rom and it dont read the disk i am sure its bc vista is still on the drive and it needs a DOD kildisk ran bc vista is not letting it load or do we have to go into bios and change SATA Operation from AHCI to ATA is this why i need help i dont normaly get stuck when it comes to computer lol plz any info with be helpful thanks

A:I need help with a ACER T180

It doesn't matter Vista is on the drive or not. If the CD drive is set to First Boot Device and If the computer is not reading the CD either the CD drive is not reading the disc or the Windows Disc is damaged or not bootable. Try the disc on another computer, if that boots, then try a different CD drive. If it boots from the CD, you will see the message Press Any Key to Boot From CD

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hi all i have an acer t180 which stops on the logo screen i have put the harddrive into another pc and it works ok i have tryed another power pack with no luck when i take the memory out and switch it on it keeps beeping could it be the board or cpu thanks
 

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I recently got Acer Aspire T180 which came with vista installed. I reformatted the harddrive and installed XP onto the system.
The problem I am having is with the video, I go to device manager, and it does not see any softwear for my nevidia geforce 8500 gt. It has the big question mark by it. I have visited the aspire sight and downloaded all drivers that work with xp and have installed them, the chipset drivers even had nevidia screen appear.

The problem I most notice is like when browsing the web, and i scroll down the page, instead of the normal smooth scroll, the screen acts like it goes down a few lines and redraws, quite annoying, any help would be greatly appreciated. I had a freind that bought a similar comp from the same guy who sold me this one, and he had similar problems, vista to xp, but his sys was a bit different, and he eventually found the magic software to fix his problem, I am hopeing that I too can do the same, Thanks.
 

A:Help, Aspire T180 Video Problems

try the XP drivers for the video card.. There may be software that runs the video drivers, Like the catalyst..
 

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Hi
Just had to install xp pro on my laptop for a new job , the laptop had vista.

after install notised it need pci flash mem drivers and sm bus drivers, acer will not support the chang to xp, any help would be great

Thanks
Colts101fan

A:Need drivers for pci flash mem and sm bus on acer aspire

Hello colts101fan,

What is the model number?

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i got this acer t180 and im replacing the motherboard with a asus but in the same case. i got all the wires pluged in but the led the power and reset ect wires now how can i tell what wires are what. I got a green and white together and a orange and green together and a blue and white together and a red and white together all on the same plug. how can i tell what wires are for what...
 

A:Aser Aspire t180 motherboard replacement

If you bought an asus board there is a section in the book to tell you what goes where. I own 3 Asus boards, its always in the book.
 

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Can you please advise me... I have a Aspire T180 MotherBoard to which I would like to install a AMD Triple Core 8750 2.4ghz CPU with 4gig 800mhz RAM.. Is this possible.. will I need a BIOS update? Are there issues with doing this?.. any help would be much appreciated... regards bravanovich
 

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As the title reads I'm not able to boot to flash drive on my Acer laptop. I have Hirens boot program installed uising Grub4dos to configure the downloaded ISO of the hirens boot disk.
when computer start press I F2 to enter the bios, I go to Boot and chose USB HDD then press F5 to get it to the top to number 1. then go to EXIT and press exit Saving changes.

When restarting the computer it goes directly to the screen taking me to Windows 8.1.

When going back to the boot options it shows that none of the changed configuration has changed.
Any ideas?
 

A:Acer Aspire e17 won't boot to flash drive

<BUMP> I can't believe there are not others that have had this issue.
When attempting to boot to USB My changes I've made when going to the bios for whatever reason do not stay after clicking F10. Thanks in advance for your reply.
 

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Hello, I'm new here as I'm having troubles with my windows XP as it can't connet to the internet.

I'm using an Acer Aspire T180 (GB72), which originally had vista, but i just recently decided to go back to XP after a year of bad things happening with it.

There are 2 drivers missing in the device manager
This is a screen of it

http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/7...managerps2.png

It isn't the setup of the internet either as I'm able to dual boot Ubuntu (via Wubi installer) and can connect to the internet with it.
I'm using a broadband modem with a Netgear WGR614v6 Router.

I can recall one driver I need is a Marvell Yukon Ethernet controller?

Sorry if im not giving enough information.

I hope to hear some good news

A:Acer T180 SP2 can't connect to internet

if you have not noticed... you need to download the drive from acer.com or .ca and click service and support then drivers downloads type in your computer model and there will be drivers for both xp and vista heres the link for the card you need i hope i helped :P
http://us.acer.com/acer/service.do?L...CRC=2054404012

don't forget to download every single driver just incase download all of the lans im thinking you might have marvel if you need more help private message me :P

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Has anyone had an issue with the bios update 1.06? Ever since I updated it from 1.05, it just constantly reboots. I keep getting bsod like memory manager issues and corrupt drivers.

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When i turned on my Acer Aspire One ZG5 it shows an error saying that


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Windows\System32\Hal.dll missing or corrupt:

Please re-install a copy of the above file.




Then i cannot logon to windows.

So what i did, tried to look for a solution and found Acer Recovery using USB flash drive (I don't have CD/DVD drive). But i don't think it would be the solution, because i THINK it would delete all my files, am i correct? Or do i have an option?

So i went to look for another then i found this http://sincitylife.net/xpthumbdrive.aspx

and yes, it boots on my aspire one. Then I went to the recovery console, to follow these instructions on another site:



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When you reach the command line prompt(recovery console), type the following and then press Enter:

expand d:\i386\hal.dl_ c:\windows\system32\hal.dll

Using the expand command as shown above, d represents the drive letter assigned to the optical drive that your Windows XP CD is currently in. While this is most often d, your system could assign a different letter. Also, c:\windows represents the drive and folder that Windows XP is currently installed on. Again, this is most often the case but your system could be different.

If you're prompted to overwrite the file, press Y.

Take out the Windows XP CD, type exit and then press Enter to restart your PC.

Assuming that a missing or corrupt hal.dll file was your only issue, Windows XP... Read more

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Hi there!
Please,is some possibility how to boot Acer Aspire 8735G-6198 from USB flash stick.I know Bios in this laptop does not support USB.I d like to install W 8 as Windows To Go.Thanks.Belino

A:how to boot Acer Aspire 8735G-6198 from USB flash stick

If the BIOS does not support booting from USB then no, it can't be done.

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hello , how can i access the Bios of acer aspire v5..? tnx

A:hello , how can i access the Bios of acer aspire v...

Press F2 at boot.

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Looking for a password for my Bios. There is a 8digit Password hint below, Is anyone knows how to solve this.  Thanks for anyone can suggest.

A:ACER Aspire E1-470 Bios Password

Try 8 zeroes. Jack E/NJ

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Good Day! Thank you a head of time for all of your help! WHAT: Aspire 5100 QUESTION: Is there any chance of a bios option that will completely unlock all the features of my processor and motherboard? As the laptop is out of warruntee and older it wouldn't hurt ACER to offer an unlocked bios with a disclaimer. Thank you very much,LIOTB

A:acer aspire unlocked bios

What features do you think are locked out by the bios? Jack E/NJ

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I recently bought a replacement battery for my Acer Aspire V3-771G and I am getting the "plugged in, not charging" problem. I have contacted the seller that i purchased the battery for and they informed me that the battery is made to work with the newest versions of bios for my laptop, however i updated to windows 10 and there are no compatible bios upgrades for windows 10. Will it work if I upgrade my bios to the windows 8 or 8.1 versions or will it make my computer unbootable?

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 I am locked out of my BIOS on an ACER Aspire 8942 and I have reset BIOS to defaults and need the factory password to edit it as I have no access. I was doing a refresh and somehow I hit enter and it must have set up a password I do not know so it locked me out.Any ideas?Has anyone used the  Isunshare winfdows password genius? Thanks for any help.. Ed











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A:Bios in an Acer Aspire 8942.

Have you tried removing the battery and power supply. Then press and hold the power button to try to reset the bios? Another option is to see if you have a bios re-set jumper pins usually located in the DRAM module compartment on the bottom of the machine --- it should be located somewhere around the periphery of the DRAM module so you shouldn't have to remove the module. Jack E/NJ













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I'm trying to put Window's 7 on my friends Laptop and it is an Acer Aspire 5530 and it won't pick up the Window's disc and I want to go into the Bios to make sure it is set to boot from the CD/DVD Drive first,can anyone tell me what key to hit to enter the Bios.

A:Acer Aspire can't find the key to hit for the Bios.

hi wade7575

have you tried f2, f1 or del key when you first power up start tapping the key try them all. does it say what key to press on bottom of screen on first screen to apear. might say setup then key to press

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hello , how can i access the Bios of acer aspire v5..? tnx

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