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Solved: Acer Netbook 3410T touchpad problem

Q: Solved: Acer Netbook 3410T touchpad problem

Hi, I'm able to scroll etc with my touchpad but can't tap on it to click on anything. I'm able to use the button below to click on things but it's just annoying!!! the laptop is only a few months old and was able to click with the pad until last night. anyone got any ideas?

Thanks in advance

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A: Solved: Acer Netbook 3410T touchpad problem

goto control panel
mouse
look at the button settings and make sure that the TAP function is still enabled

not your exact model - but this is how to disable the TAP feature - to give you an idea
http://www.ehow.com/how_5798466_disable-touchpad-acer-aspire-one.html

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Right, these netbooks are absolute useless. It's my girlfriends, (Acer Aspire one, ZG5 "AOA11")
Basically i had just reformatted it for her and installed windows 7 after upgrading the memory to 4gb, re-installed the neccessary drivers.
Was half way through installing the LAN driver when it restarted itself for no apparant reason, anyways i was getting an error relating to the following:

"Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (BUILD 082)"
"PXE-E62: Media test failure, check cable"
"PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM."

I knew that problem, so disabled the network boot in the BIOS, that was solved.
Soon after this i was getting the No bootable device -- Insert boot disk and press any key.
I've been having this problem for a few hours now, and it's really starting to stress me out.
I've tryed putting Windows XP onto a 2GB USB Memory stick, but yet still no luck with that. It isn't loading on the NTFS format as it shows that BOOTMGR is missing, tryed it on the FAT Format and just states yet another error,
"Remove disks or other media."
"Press any key to restart."

Unfortunatly i don't have an external cd drive to boot from CD-ROM. This is why i am trying to boot an installation from USB Memory stick.
Regards, Dean.
 

A:Acer Netbook problem

Do these computers have a hard drive installed? If so, the drive is probably bad
 

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I have windows 7 starter on an Acer netbook. The picture is only showing on about 2/3 of the screen - eg, I have a huge black space on the right, and the top of the screen is repeated/tiled at the bottom. I have tried system restore, restarts several times, switched on and off several times and tried to change screen resolution, all with no success. (on the screen resolution box it says the display is 1024 x 768 but the highest resolution is 800 x400 I can't take the slider any higher up. This has been an intermittant problem for some time but usually corrects after a few restarts and shows on the full screen again. However, I've spent several hours today trying to do it and nothing seems to work.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Starter, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1523 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family, 2 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152524 MB, Free - 124648 MB;
Motherboard: Acer,
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2013, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Problem with screen on Acer Netbook

Hello PrehistoricCat and Welcome to TSG.

Restart the system, and on bootup start tapping F8 On the screen select Safe Mode. Do you have this issue there in safe mode? If not then I suspect corrupted video drivers. Uninstall the drivers there in safe mode and restart the system. Windows will load default drivers for the video. Now go to Acer and download the latest drive for your video.

If you do have this issue in safe mode, this could very well be a hardware problem with the display itself, and needs to be look at by a repair tech.
 

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my acer aspire one battery wont charge

A:Acer netbook battery problem

You can try flashing/updating the bios. Or there could be something wrong with the battery.
Does the netbook switch on when plugged into the mains/AC? If so then we know its not a power problem.

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I have an acer aspire one 532h-2297 netbook, and have suddenly encountered a problem with start up. Upon turning the computer on, the acer logo loads, then it automatically jumps into an error screen asking me to start normally, or launch startup repair. I'm not able to make any selection, however, because I have no curser on the screen to try to use the touchpad, and I get no response from the keyboard at all. Then it jumps into startup repair and somewhere about here, it starts to beep continuosly. The startup repair window begins to flash/flicker continuously and a cursor arrow in the centre also flashes with the blue "working" circle around it. This is where it remains until I am able to finally choose "finish" with the touchpad. The computer then goes to a black screen and begins the beeping sound again. Help! Can I recover to factory settings somehow? I can occasionally get the computer to laod up, but the cursor response is limited. Is there a way to recover from there? At my wit's end!!
 

A:problem starting acer netbook

The touchpad can't be used until Windows starts the driver. Only keys work before that. The menu should respond to the arrow keys. Does it?
 

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I have a regular Medion laptop where the HD (40 GB) is in 3 partitions, C,D,and E the D and E for backup and recovery and see that the Medion Netbook (160GB HD) has 2 partions C and D for the same purposes. With these laptops come discs -Operating System Installation CD and Application & Support Disc.

Now the Acer Netbook (120GB HD) has just the C drive with no support CDs of any kind so what is the difference in design of the two? Why should Medion computers have all this itty bitty extra stuff and the Acer ( and probably many others) apparently needing none of it? Do the different systems point to weaknesses or strengths in their designs?

I'm rather perplexed - can anyone enlighten me please?

A:Acer Netbook and Medion 97160 Netbook differences

Recovery/restore disks/partitions...are not uniform in the way that they operate. Different manufacturers have different preferences.

Some computer system manufacturers use a recovery/restore mechanism that involves small, additional partitions...some don't.

The respective owner's manual and manufacturer's website should contain exact details of how these mechanisms work.

Louis

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Hi,

I have this Acer Aspire One netbook AO532h-2db working on Windows 7. A few days back it just refused to start-up when the power switch on. The blue light on power switch is lit and the fan runs but no HDD activity.

Can go into F2 setup and when pressing F8 button repeatedly ( sometimes 30times) it starts up normally. Can go into Safe Mode. There is no problem at all while the pc is running, works superbly - it only cannot restart or switched on normally.

Action taken so far:

1. Checked CMOS battery 3V OK
2. Did thorough virus scan with AVG, SAS, Malwarebyte and Spybot - no
virus found.
3. Upgraded BIOS from V.1.05 to V 1.10
4. Did Chkdisk and memtest and phisically cleaned RAM connector.
5. Did Recovery to Factory Default.
6. Reinstalled windows updates and Acer drivers.
7. Disassemble PC and cleaned out dust.

No battery installed - works on mains all the time.

Intel (R) Atom CPU N450 1.66Ghz RAM 1Gb HDD Hitachi 250Gb OS Windows 7.

Startup Repair Problem Signature:
Prob Event Name: Startup Repair Offline
Prob Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
02: -do-
03: unknown
04: 21199999
05: AutoFailOver
06: 2
07: No root cause
OS Ver: 6-1: 7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033
StartUp Repair cannot repair this computer automatically, send info ab the prob.

Please Help me solve this problem.

A:[SOLVED] acer netbook cannot boot

Did you check your hard drive connection? Sometimes it helps to remove the hard drive completely from the system and then replace it back into the system. See your system manual for steps to replace the hard drive.

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I currently use a 17" HP DV7-1246 with W7 Home Premium on Verizon FIOS and the router provided by them.

I just puchased a 11" Acer Aspire 722-1967 Netbook, not yet delivered, that is loaded with W7 Home Premium.

I intend to place W7 SP1 and all subsequent updates on this Acer.

When I sign into my msn.com account with this Acer will I have the capability to use the files that I currently have on the 17" HP laptop or do I need to do some type networking trick.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: HP DV7-12 46 and Acer Netbook 722-1967

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Acer One Net book error msg says to re-install a copy of hal.dll in Windows root\system32\. I have no external software. I probably can recover with Alt F10 but the msg there says all data will be wiped out. I'd like to save my data, especially some photos that are not backed up. Acer's so-call tech support said it can be done but to learn how it will cost me at least $59 (30 minutes) or $159 for 90 minutes of support. Thanks for any assistance. Sorry if I've posted in the wrong place.
 

A:Solved: Acer One Netbook recovery

You need to get hold of an external DVD drive so that you can boot from it and backup the data. You can then use your Windows DVD to repair the system with a real Windows CD/DVD or use a Live Linux CD or DVD to boot off and copy data off so that you can reinstall the system.
 

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Acer Aspire One 722 -BZ197 Netbook

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I looked at this unit and it appears to be ideal for my needs.

I would request from the group any pro/con thoughts prior
to making a purchase.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Acer 722-BZ197 Netbook

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To whom it may concern:

Thanks for taking the time to help me. My Acer netbook worked great for over a year before it recently was overcome with locking up / freezing issues. I've performed many hard reboots lately, which leads me to believe I have a nasty trojan or rootkit issue, but I have pasted logs below to help.

For some background... I was using Bit Torrent. Had no problems, but I recently DL'ed the latest season of Weeds and incidentally have noticed problems since then, though three different virus scan applications turn up no infection in those files. Not sure that has anything to do with this or not.

Safe mode works fine, but anything to do with the internet leads to freezing. I also get the sense that my netbook is using more batteries than usual when just sitting there, which seems suspicious. Prior to these problems I had issues with my network recognizing my wifi, but that could be coincidental.

Thanks! ~Randy

DDS log1

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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Run by Randy at 20:21:32.28 on Sun 04/17/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.832 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *Enabled*
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchos... Read more

A:Netbook Hijacked? freeze problem, Acer AspireOne

Hello, Welcome to TSF.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

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Please read these instructions carefully and then print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the fix.

Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your logs are clean. Remember that although your symptoms may vanish, this does NOT mean that your system is clean.

If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes.

Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed.

Please do not install or uninstall any programs, or run any other scanners or software, unless I specifically ask you to do so. Also please copy and paste logs into the thread, rather than add them as attachments.
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IObit Security 360 is a rogue security program known to cause system problems and that had stolen material from other computer security companies to use in their own program.
IOBit Steals Malwarebytes? Intellectual Property
IOBit?s Denial of Theft Unconvincing
The program has also been seen to cause numerous system problems that tend to go away after uninstalling their software.

Go to Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs and remove the following programs:
IObit Security 360
Advanced SystemCar... Read more

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Hi,

I have a problem with the screen brightness constantly dimming itself...it doesn`t matter which power setting I try or which route I go down...whenever re-setting,the tab just moves itself back down to the lowest setting...sometimes it stays bright for around an hour and then once again will revert.

I have installed a new hard drive and so this is a new installation of windows 7 32 bit...but prior to this new hard drive I had the same problem.

I have read through similar threads but can`t find a solution so wonder if anybody is able to advise please ? ...all drivers and updates are present on the system.

edit to add...it is the same whether plugged in or on battery.

Thanks,

A:Acer netbook/Windows 7 32 bit...Screen brightness problem ?

Is there nobody who has had a similar problem ?

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So I bought an acer aspire one netbook from a friend, the netbook was reformatted and is now running windows 7 ultimate 32 bit which I think is a bit too much for the netbook to run smoothly, I've already posted the fast draining of the battery which has been addressed, the problem now is that the netbook is really slow and it can't play 1080 resolution movies, youtube vids can't play well and I've also noticed that the netbook is hot even though it's sitting on  netwbook stand with an exhaust fan, would it be better to reformat the netbook to windows XP again? any thoughts will be appreciated.
 
By the way, I tried to set the netbook back to factory settings by pressing Alt + F10 during the boot up with the Acer logo however it does not go to recovery mode, it just makes a long beeping sound and boots normally.
 
Thank you!

A:Acer Aspre one netbook, youtube lag and slowness problem

 Netbooks have never been known for blazing speed, so I can't say I'm surprised.  However you didn't post any specs for it, so I can't go into any depth.  I will say that you ought to try Ubuntu or Mint Linux because they perform a lot better than Windows on computers with less resources.  You can put them on a flash drive and boot from them in trial mode without having to install anything.  They will detect your network, connect to the Internet, and they come with Firefox installed and ready to run.
 
Good luck.

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If I buy this with linux-- Acer Aspire One A150-Ab Netbook, Linpus Linux Lite version,--and did not like for whatever reason linux , could I buy and load xp home instead with no unseen problems from acer's own software
 

A:Solved: Acer Aspire One A150-Ab Netbook

You would have to install the Windows XP Acer drivers.
 

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I have an Acer Aspire One ( AOA 110-1722 ) , this has Xp loaded.
My problem is that I can't boot up - I get to the welcome screen, then the list of Safe Mode , Last known config etc,appears. When I enter anyone of these it goes into disc check. Then the cycle starts again. How can I either reinstall XP I have a CD b which I can use on my desktop, this also has an SD reader. As far as the Acer is concerned there is NO disc drive and I have no remote hard drive - just USB stick and the existing 8 Gb SD memory card.
Would XP portable on a USB - get me going ??

A:[SOLVED] Reloading Xp on to Acer Aspire Netbook

Quote:





Originally Posted by Bicky


Would XP portable on a USB - get me going ??




Your hard drive may be failing. It's possible to get a USB stick to boot a computer, and it's possible to copy XP to a bootable USB stick, and it's possible to get the XP to install from a USB drive. The hard part is getting the installation data to accept your product key.

These netbooks are a real bad idea for this very reason. YOu can try to do all the above, but I wouldn't waste the time. What I would do is buy a usb external CD/DVD drive and use that to get XP reinstalled.

If you have a desktop, you can get the HD installed on the desktop as a secondary drive, and from there possibly run diagnostics and maybe repair utilities to get the HD fixed. You might even be able to image the old drive to a new one and save yourself the trouble and time-expense of trying to get XP reinstalled.

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I had skype working OK on this netbook before I unistalled it some time ago.
Now when I try to install it says "...thanks for downloading run the setup & folow instrauctions..." & it goes round in circles repeating it without installing it.
I tried 2 or 3 versions, v8 etc.
Can anybody help please ?

ACER Aspire One D255 Specification
Intel Atom 1.66Ghz N450 processor or Intel Atom 1.5Ghz dual-core N550 processor depending on model
1Gb RAM
160Gb hard drive or 250Gb hard drive depending on model
10.1 inch WSVGA screen
1024 x 600 pixel resolution
3 x USB ports
Wifi – 802.11b/g/n
Webcam – 1.3 megapixels
Microsoft Windows XP
 

A:Solved: Skype will not install on my Acer netbook

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Hello!,
I wasn't aware that the Acer Aspire One Netbook has a System Recovery feature, so I tried to format the hard drive using an external CD/DVD Reader. The Netbook was infected by a big bunch of viruses. Now, I am able to install Windows Vista, but I can't install Windows XP. This model came with Windows XP, but if I try to reinstall it, I will get a blue screen and it will reboot. For some reason I can't comprehend.... I am able to install Vista. What can I do in order to reinstall Windows XP? Is there any program available online that will format the hard drive at a 100% capacity? I don't have the Vista license number, and this model only has 1024 of SDRAM and that is not enough for Vista? Any ideas? Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Acer Aspire One Netbook - Can't Reinstall OS!

see if you still have the recover feature
Follow the stepsbelow to rebuild your C: drive. (Your C: drive will be reformatted and all data
will be erased.)
It is important to back up all data files before using this option.
Before performing a restore operation, please check the BIOS settings.
1 Check to see if Acer disk-to-disk recovery is enabled or not.
2 Make sure the D2D Recovery setting in Main is Enabled.
3 Exit the BIOS utility and save changes. The system will reboot.
Note: To activate the BIOS utility, press <F2> during POST.
To start the recovery process:
1 Restart the system.
2 While the Acer logo is showing, press <Alt> + <F10> at the same time to enter the recovery process.
3 Refer to the onscreen instructions to perform system recovery.
Important! This feature occupies 15 GB in a hidden partition on your hard disk

OR

Acer will sell a set of recovery CDs https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer
 

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Hi SevenForums Members,

I am having some trouble installing Windows XP onto an Acer Aspire One netbook.

Complete Computer Specs (From Bios)

CPU Type: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz
HDD: Toshiba MK1652GSX
System BIOS Version: V1.05
VGA BIOS Version: Intel V1585
Product Name: Aspire One
Manufacturer Name: Acer

What I have tried so far:

1. Changed SATA AHCI to IDE>Creating a bootable USB with Windows XP (Without SATA Drivers)>During Setup BSOD

2. Changed SATA IDE to AHCI>Opened Nlite, and Slipstreamed "IMSM_Intel_v8.0.0.1039_XPx86" Textmode Drivers, and mounted ISO on my USB using 2 methods.

Method 1: YUMI Multi Boot
Error: Booting WinLite.iso (hd0,0) map --heats=0 --sectors-per-track=0 /multiboot/ISOS/WinLite.iso (hd32) Error 60: File for drive emulation must be in one contiguous area. Press any key to continue...
Note: YUMI Multi Boot works great with the Windows iso when I do not add the SATA drivers using nLite.

Method 2: WinSetupFromUSB
Error: The following file is missing or corrupt. System32/hal.dll, please reinstall the copy of the above file.
Note: I have read multiple places by retrying to boot will fix this hal.dll error, or switching from TXT mode and GUI Mode.

Method 3: RMPREPUSB
Error: No Bootable Device

Method 4: Novicorp WinToFlash
Testing right now
HELP PLEASE

A:BSOD when installing XP on Acer Aspire One Netbook (SATA Problem)

  
Quote: Originally Posted by BrandonBerner


1. Changed SATA AHCI to IDE>Creating a bootable USB with Windows XP (Without SATA Drivers)>During Setup BSOD



Set BIOS to AHCI.







Quote:
2. Changed SATA IDE to AHCI>Opened Nlite, and Slipstreamed "IMSM_Intel_v8.0.0.1039_XPx86" Textmode Drivers, and mounted ISO on my USB using 2 methods.


Wrong drivers. Use the Intel F6 drivers.

Intel F6 Drivers






Quote:
Method 1: to 4:


Uses the Win XP CD.

First check for all the Win XP drivers for your hardware on the manufacturer's web site.
If your Win XP CD, does not support your Sata Controller, you will need to load drivers to uses at F6.
Load Sata Controller drivers with a floppy disk is the best way.
SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot
OR
SATA Drivers - Slipstream into Windows XP CD

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When I turn it on, I get a black screen which says:

Windows could not start because of the following file is missing or corrupt: \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD-ROM. Select r at the first screen to start repair.

My netbook has usb ports but it doesn't have a cd/dvd or a floppy drive, and it didn't come with any discs.

I pressed F8 to see if I could further troubleshoot my problem. When I did this, I got a screen titled "Windows Advanced Options Menu" which gave me a set of options to choose from. I chose Safe Mode and clicked enter, and I got this message:

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS\system32\ntoskrnl.exe

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
<Windows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe.
Please re-install a copy of the above file.

My netbook is XP Home Ed., Intel Atom Processor N450 (1.66GHZ, 512KB cache), 1 GB Memory, 160 GB HDD

Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you
 

A:My Acer Aspire One D255-2331 netbook is giving me a problem, please help!

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hi, any help would be appreciated.
the store where i purchased my computer closed, and i'm in a bit of a pickle. my netbook is having problems, and i've been advised that wiping my c-drive and reinstalling the factory settings is my best option.
i am supposed to press alt and f10 while my acer logo is showing, but it doesn't do anything. it just boots up as usual. am i doing something wrong?
i checked the bios, like my manual said, and everything is as it should be. anybody have an answer? calling acer helpline is torture. they keep running me in circles, putting me on hold, connecting me to people who don't seem to listen to what i say...
can anyone help?
 

A:Solved: system recovery on acer netbook d250

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Just a one year old.

I only can type

qwertyuiopasdfghjklzvnm (nOTIce some key isnt workin

I wonder if i could buy a replacement keyboard for acer d150
 

A:Solved: Acer D150 netbook some button not working

Marking this as solved as this making me frusting so i decided to ripped keyboard off and now ordering a new spare of keyboard and i would need assistance of fixing the keyboard in.
 

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Hi: I have used "Google" extensively to try to find the answer with no success. Acer offers no direct info and has no free support!

Perhaps someone here will know?

{redoak}
 

A:Solved: Is Acer Aspire ONE AoA-150 Netbook flashdrive bootable?

I know from personal experience that the netbook is USB
bootable,as I reinstalled windows from a USB cdrom on one.
I can see online that people are restoring from a USB flash drive,
so if your flash drive has a bootable system on it,it should be
a matter of plugging it in,starting the computer and changing
the first boot device to something like USB-HDD if it
doesn't actuall identify the drive itself in the boot list.
Some computers have a quick boot menu that could be used instead.
Usually something like hitting F8 during startup to go to the boot menu.

What are you trying to boot from the flash drive?
 

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Ok, I really need HELP! I literally spent all last week reading/researching this issue, but this one is over my head, so after being up ALL night trying to figure it out, I am pleading for some one on this wonderful forum to assist me.

Acer Aspire One D250, aka kav60, typical netbook with no external DVD Drive. I bought 2 (nearly)identical ones for my grandkids. Here's what happened:

1. One of them became terribly infected with trojans, rootkits, worms, you name it. The other grandchild who is learning about computers decided to "fix" it. He cleaned the computer and the system was clean but locking up and not running well.

2. He said the took the "good" hard drive out and tried to "clone" it OVER top of the bad one.

Now it won't boot at all,
Currently, when trying to boot it says the drive needs formatted, please see the pic that shows the partitions. Also when I put it in an external enclosure, it also tells me it needs formatted.


I really need step by step on how to correct the problem. BTW, I have NO recovery disks - only the restore function built in (which isn't working)
I have made an UBCD and also Hiren's, but I am not familiar with the commands.

So, I am guessing, that the MBR is messed up and the partitions as well.

If one of you fine folks could walk me thru, I will forever be indebted to you. Thanks so much!!
 

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First off I am not all that much of a "tecnical" person so I may need simple languge.

About five days ago my netbook started to take a realy long time to find and connect to my wirless internet. last time it took around thirty minets. Not only that but while it is still connecting If I try to bring up any thing it will freez. I can not even pull up microsft word or the start menu. however in safemod it only takes a few seconts to find the connection and conect.(That is how I am able to get online now.)
so far I have run every anti virues program I have(which did not come up with any thing other then traking cookies) , uninstalled all the programs I can with the exeption of the ones that came preinstalled and microsoft office. I have also ran defrag and cleared out my brouser history. lastly I tried disconecting from my wirless signel in safe mod then restarting in reguler mod. All of this with no luck.
I am also farly sure that it has nothing to do with the motum or the internet as both of my moms laptops work just fine.
does any one have any idea why it is doing this or how I can fix it?
 

A:Solved: Acer netbook freezes till it connects to the internet

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I'm posting a solution to an issue that took me almost four days to resolve.
In the end the issue cause appears to be a bad downloaded file from the manufacutre site.

Note: I am a huge believer in this support site and use it to provide solutions to common or uncommon issues that we all face. If you find this thread useful then use this forum to "post solutions" in additions to your support requests.
Issue: &#8220;SATA AHCI Controller&#8221; Storage Device Files not being presented only &#8220;SATA RAID Controller&#8221; Files when installing WinXP Pro from CD (pressing F6 to install additional Drivers)

Requirement:
Install WinXP Pro on an Acer Aspire One AOD250 previously loaded with factory WinXP Home

Steps to Recreate Problem
Equipment / Accessories
i) External USB DVD/CD Drive (used for MS WinXP Install CD)
ii) External USB Floppy Drive (used for Additional Storage Driver from ACER)

1) Set/Ensure Bios SATA &#8211; set to AHCI
Set to Boot from USB DVD/CD Drive

2) Need the AHCI driver for the Acer Aspire AOD250
Download SATA AHCI Storage Driver from the Acer.ca site
Use Netbook / Aspire One / Product Model: AOD250
- Set Operating System to WinXP Professional 32
- Find SATA Driver and download

File Downloaded: ZIP File - SATA_Intel_v8.0.0.1039_XPx86XPx64_A.zip
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I recently purchased an Acer Aspire one Netbook Computer. It is runniing XP home with internet explorer as the browser.
There are two user accounts set up on my Acer. Mywife's and mine. Both accounts have the same text size from the view menu selected and the resolution in the display settings from the control panel are both set the same. As an example, on the msn.com website in my wife's account the website pulls up with good sized, readable text and fills the whole screen. In mine the website covers the middle (left to right) half of the screen (there is a quarter of the screen on each side of the webpage that is blue and unused) and the text as well as everything else is small to the point of not being able to read it. On another website, http://homepage.acer.com the webpage fills the screen side to side but everything is still small and unreadable. When I pull that page up in my wife's account it is fine. When I first started using the computer the size of the webpages when using my account was fine. After about an hour or so of use is when the website format changed. I was not in any of the options or control pannel settings so don't think I changed anything. Any suggestions?
 

A:Solved: Webpages too small to read on Acer Apire One 10 inch Netbook

If you run into the same problem, I managed to solve it myself. Under view in the menu bar I went to the zoom setting and clicked on 100%. Somehow it had been reset to 50%. Simple solution. I had been going back and forth with Acer online tech support and they couldn't figure it out. Their solution was to buy live tech support from their advanced tech guys. $60 for 30 minutes. Poor customer support when the computer is less than a week old under warranty. You'd think they, with "trained" techs would have suggested that.
 

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Hi

Just installed windows 7 64bit and reinstalled all the original drivers (Some of which needed updating online due to the switch to 64bit) and everything seems to working perfectly, except the Touchpad. At the moment I'm using a normal mouse but I take the laptop out alot so the touch pad's funtionality is pretty important.

Hope someone out there can help me

P.S

I went to the Acer website and downloaded the reccomended driver but when i tried intslling it, it said it could not find the OS Specific startup program...

A:Acer 8930G Touchpad Problem

Hey.


I had the same problem on an Acer 8930G after installing W7 32bit. The Acer drivers didn't solve the problem. The manufacturer of the touchpad is Synaptics. I downloaded the driver from their site Drivers | Synaptics. That solved the problem.

Good luck

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Hi, any help on this would save my shattered nerves!!!

My acer aspire one netbook got the blue screen of death, (end of error hexidecimal code was 000007B). I tried to resolve it, but gave up in the end and did the 'erecovery' via cmd prompt f10, and went back to factory default setttings. Worked perfectly. I then did a 'Restore' from my Backup (Clickfree Backup System btw), and got all my files back. I then tried to get back online.

I am connected to my wifi signal (excellent strength) on the netbook, but not connected to the internet. It isn't an issue with the wifi, as I am connected to internet fine using my other pc (a laptop), and my ipod touch is also still connected and fine.

I ran connection diagnostic in Internet Explorer, which said it was damaged winsock. I've tried winsock repair from Diagnostic in Internet Explorer Tools: did nothing. I've also tried running a winsock fix program, that also did nothing. From the cmd screen I've tried to 'ping' yahoo and BBC: nothing. I've tried to reset the IP Config, and that did nothing.

I'm out of ideas and losing hope!!! Please, can anyone help me?
 

A:Solved: Acer Aspire One Netbook, Factory Reset, now connected to wifi but not interne

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eGreetings All,

I have a 4 year old Acer Netbook Aspire One D250-1341. Running Windows 7 Starter. It is out of warranty.
About 3 months ago it started dropping the wireless internet connection. It has a Broadcom 802.11g network adapter onboard. (No exclamation mark in the Device Manager). It still connects at close range to my router.

I tried some general adjustments by searching the web - but nothing helped.

So I thought I would try adding an Intel Wifi Link 5300 AGN card. There is a slot on the bottom of the netbook where it fits. You just take the cover off and slide it in.
Windows found the card and installed the drivers. It shows up in Device Manager with no exclamation. I manually disabled the Broadcom adapter.
But the Intel 5300 won't find my network.
I went to the Intel web site and ran the Driver Update Utility it searched and found the 5300 and installed the current drivers.
Still no luck connecting.

Maybe this setup won't work at all and I should send the Intel 5300 card back to Amazon for a refund?
I am at a loss.
I have tried searching the web and I can't find anyone that has added a a wireless card to the open slot on the bottom of an Acer D250.

Any ideas? I was hoping to get a stronger and more stable wireless connection.

Thank you so much for your time and assistance.
Happy Holidays!
Jeri
 

A:Solved: Acer Netbook Intel Wifi Link 5300 AGN adapter install

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Just got my new Acer Chromebook R11 today, and I've noticed that the touchpad only works when its in tablet mode, which is super counterproductive since I would only need to use it in laptop mode, which I can't. Also the screen can't rotate at all, no matter what I do.. Anyone know how to fix these two problems? edit: nevermind, it just suddenly started working

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I bought an Acer Aspire E5-511, but I have problem with touchpad and Windows 8.1.The touchpad (Synaptics) is not working with Windows 8.1 x64, but it works fine with Windows 7 x64 and Windows 8 x64.When I install Windows 8.1 and have to choose? language to install? I can?t choose anything with the touchpad. I should plug in my mouse to continue. I doesn?t work even when it?s fully installed and with latest driver (available only for win 8.1 x64) from Acer?s website. I tried with an older driver, but had no success. I updated BIOS, but it doesn?t work again. In hardware IDS in device manager it shows HID\? not ACPI\? (like win 7/8). Fn+F7 doesn?t help.When I try to install Windows7/8 the touchpad is working properly at the beginning (I can choose ?language to install?, ?Time and currency format?? and the touchpad works after install even without driver).

A:Problem with touchpad and Windows 8.1. Acer Aspire...

There are several threads here about troublesome touchpads on E5, E3, V3 and other Aspire laptops with Win 8.1. No one has found the definitive solution yet, I think.

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Hi

i've got a problem with my touchpad on Acer Aspire 3690, couple days ago it completely quit working, touchpad + the left and rigth keys on it and the scroll key.
When I looked into device manager I saw the exclamation mark beside the SCSI/RAID host Controller. I tried to update or something with that driver with wizard but no result, and also as I turn my laptop on, that wizard turns on and offers me to install it, but at the end it not finds any driver. I re-installed the Synaptic but it didn't help.

Thanx for help in advance. Any suggestion will be appreciated

E.
 

A:Acer Aspire 3690 Touchpad problem

Here is the link to your Acer Aspire 3690 Touchpad drivers. If its an driver problem that should solve it.

Remove old installation of synaptic & reboot & reinstall.
 

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Model:acer aspire 4745Drivers are mainly based on windows 7 64 bitWhen I upgraded my windows from 7 to 8.1 the touchpad became problematic.The driver is synaptics touchpad 14.6.0Problemscrolling is not working              Auto right click              Auto file is opening               Auto selecting the files & programms etcSo plz help me to solve this

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A few weeks a go a bought a new LG netbook. Tonight I turned it on and the cursor is just stuck there in the middle of the screen.

I don't use a mouse, just the touchpad, so I can't even attempt to do anything. Everything else seems to be working fine in the background upon boot up and on the desktop, but the cursor won't budge.

Tried to open control panel but obviously can't do that with the cursor stuck. Any options the DON'T involve me having to buy a new USB mouse?

How can I fix this?

Thanks.
 

A:My netbook touchpad is frozen. Can't do anything! Now what?

You can go into device manager, delete the touchpad and restart the system and see if that clears it up but it sounds like a hardware issue with either a loose ribbon cable to the touchpad or its just burned out (it happens).

If the netbook is new though perhaps its still under warranty and you can get an RMA for it from the manufacturer?
 

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Hi

My netbook is a Samsung n145plus and has 8.1 installed with all updates. (even if it's not officially supported but it works amazingly fine)

I've installed the officia Samsung Elan touchpad driver as it seemed to work fine (it's for Win 7) except when scrolling with the edge of the pad because a Elan window appears on the taskbar and was annoying so I installed a newer driver but for a gateway laptop it installed fine but it wasn't detected by Elan in control panel so I removed it.

Now both the keyboard and touchpad stopped working and Windows says code 19 for keyboard and code 10 for touchpad. A USB mouse works fine. I've reinstalled both with Device Manager without success. Now the netbook is almost useless
Thanks

A:Netbook keyboard and touchpad stopped working

Reinstalled twice the Elan driver and now both it and keyboard work I don't know what does the KB have to do with the touchpad...
Now I will try to fix the aforementioned bug when edge scrolling

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I dropped my netbook onto a hard wooden floor and now the touchpad doesn't work. In retrospect I guess I should be grateful it still works at all, but I need the touchpad. It's a very small 10.1" Acer. Any ideas on how to mend?
 

A:My netbook's touchpad died after I dropped it; any ideas on how to fix?

have you any technical knowledge of computers if so you need to take it apart and have a look to see if your connector from your mother to your touchpad is not damaged in anyway if it is your may need either a new touch pad or connector.
 

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I have this netbook and would like to know if it would be possible to increase the speed without too much difficulty.

Thanks

Acer 11.6" Aspire One 722-BZ197

•AMD Dual-Core C-50 processor
1.0GHz, 1MB Cache

•2GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory

•250GB SATA hard drive

•10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN

•11.6" Acer CineCrystal display
 

A:Acer Netbook

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Hi, am going to buy a Netbook, only thing is, I don't know anything about them! I want it to have a 6 cel battery; XP; 160GB HD (oops) and a cam. At least I GB ram

Two I have been looking at are the ACER AOD150 and the LG x110, are these two any good?

Anything else I should look at while deciding which one to buy, other than colour?

Thanks
 

A:Netbook - ACER or....?

ok first off you want a 120GB hard drive, as 120GB of ram is quite far in to the future.
simply put ram is the amount of stuff your computer can think about at once, and Hard drive space Is were programs and data is stored for a longer period of time.

this link below fits but I would really consider something newer with vista or a desktop with XP, or wait till windows 7 comes out and you wont have to worry about upgrading for 3 - 4 years.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834146528

If you would like to consider a desktop I do build and sell very powerful systems for a lot less then you might expect, you are more than free to ask me for a quote if that interest you.
 

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Im trying to help out an elderly friend and update his netbook from windows 8 to windows 10 however his netbook will not activate even though it is a factory install. I recently ran acer recovery manager and wiped everything back to new and it still will not activate. When I try to run the 10 installation its asking for a product key number!! so I guess im stuck!
ive done a few searches but haven't found a fix yet so figured id ask for help here!!
Thanks
JRockZ

A:Acer one netbook from Win 8 to ten

Start by running showkey plus from this forum. Click on the product keys it shows and they will blank out. Then post the result screen here and we can help:
Showkey - Windows 10 Forums

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Hi all
I got one of those small netbooks for travelling - Acer ONE LO5021 with the faster AMD chip.

The spec says max 1GB RAM DDR3. Anyway I removed the 1 GB ram and replaced it with a 2GB RAM module -- these are cheap enough now. It works fine and the system really flies for what I need on the move -- even Photoshop CS5 is passable.

You might just find the 1GB RAM a bit limiing but you CAN replace these with a 2GB RAM module (around 40 USD - well worth it).

If you have one of these small ultra thin / light netbooks IMO it's worth replacing the 1GB memory with a 2GB RAM module. 9You can also put in a faster bigger HDD drive too -- easily accessible BTW - just remove 7 screws on the back panel, and the HDD drive and memory are EASILY acessible -- in fact EASIER than on my primary (Heavy) laptop.

With 2GB RAM you can also run a Virtual Machine or XP mode on the netbook too giving it significant more useability.

I'd also get rid of the W7 starter and replace it with something like W7 Pro or at leasy Home Premium.

Cheers
jimbo

A:Acer Netbook 521 -- FLIES with 2GB RAM and W7 PRO

Very nice Jimbo, i've just looked at the reviews, yours and the 721 are very high scorers

I've been thinking of getting a netbook for when I start my business and you may have given me something to save up for

Acer Aspire One 521 and 721 review -- Engadget

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Hello.

hopefully someone here can help me. I have a acer netbook. kav10 d150. I got a nasty virus that AVG picked up a a trogen. I (supposedly) healed it but problems have persisted since.

whats happening is my CPU is fluctuating. sometimes its low 13% and sometimes it spikes 100%. I can browse the internet ok. I can watch youtube videos no problem. but when i try to watch netflix, my browser freezes and cpu usage spikes. Ive unistalled and re-installed microsoft silver light (for netflix) and it didnt do anything.

also. internet explorer doesnt work anymore. it opens and closes right away when I click on it.

Ive scanned my pc with adaware, spybot, avg, kaspersky. and come up clean.

so, ive given up trying to fix the problem and tried to just reformat the netbook alltogether. but when I hit alt f10 on boot I get a screen saying "edit boot options" . looks like the bios screen but grey/black. say hit enter or esc. Hitting esc or enter do nothing.

any help is greatly appreciated. thanks.
 

A:Cant re-intstall win xp on acer netbook.

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I started this topic;
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/486285/acer-one-netbook-freezing/
 
"My wife's Acer aspire one running XP keeps freezing up after about 10 min of being idle. I cant ascertain if its infected (I think it is) because it freezes if i do a virus or malware scan. any and all help will be appreciated"
 
and was directed to move the question here. here are my logs
 
 
 
DDS;
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.21.2
Run by Kate at 11:38:15 on 2013-07-09
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition  5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.197 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
FW: McAfee Firewall *Enabled* 
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============== Running Processes ================
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C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 5\ASCService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Fast Free Converter\FastFreeConverterUpdt.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\CommandService.exe
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A:Acer one netbook freezing

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Search and delete the AdWare, PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) installed on your computer.Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete tab follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Rn].txt (n is a number).=== Please downloadJunkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifications.On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your Desktop and will automatically open.Please post the contents of JRT.txt into your reply.===Please download ComboFix from one of these locations:Link 1Link 2IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopDisable your Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools.Double click on ComboFix.... Read more

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I just puchased a netbook Acer Aspire 722-BZ197 x64 with W7 Home Premium SP1 installed.

Since there is no CD/DVD drive there is a Recovery Management pgm installed and they recommend a 12GB USB Flash Drive for a factory backup of the OS. In addition, they recommend another USB for drivers and files. I did all that and had no problem.

I have 3 other laptops in the house for kids schoolwork with W7 HP. Can I use the USB 12GB flash drive I made on the Acer to recover the OS with the other laptops if needed.

Thanks
 

A:Acer Netbook Recovery

Flash drives don't come in 12GB sizes. Did you buy a 16GB drive?

No, you can't use it on other computers. You need to put the drive in a safe place and not use it for anything else or you'll run the risk of losing the ability to recover the laptop.
 

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A young friend of mine dropped his netbook and blew out the display. I'm just wondering if any other aspire one series netbook would be able to be used for the replacement screen.

Aspire One 532h-2588
 

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Not sure if this is where I should post this or not. A friend brought me their Acer Aspire one. They let their kids use it. She said one day it just would not boot. I have tried to get it to boot, but it takes forever, then it gives a hi-low-hi-low beep that sounds like the European sirens. I put Windows 7 on a usb drive and set it to boot from the usb, but it still won't boot. It once came up with a option to repair the Windows 7, but it sat there for 10 minutes doing nothing, then started with the beeps again.
Anyone have any ideas on what to do to fix this thing??
 

A:Acer Aspire Netbook

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Just bought this AOA 110 Netbook and thought there were no moving parts (except fan)

But there has been this strange grating noise which could not have been the fan - bit like a hard drive working but 10 times the noise and grating

Netbook is Damn slow - just wondered what this could have been and whether it has affected the operation....
 

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