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Q: Hi, I Have an Acer Aspire Acer 5517, Had to Replac...

I wasted a lot of ink on this problem, by printing out a lot of information on it. But I found out that this is an easy fix. So I guess the wasted ink was not wasted after all, on one of these printouts was the solution. In the bio settings there is an option to change the default SATA Mode of the Boot Drive. The default is [AHCI] Mode Advanced Host Controller Interface. This needs to be set to [IDE] Mode using F5 key to change it over. As soon as I did this operation it let Windows Install and Format the drive with the correct size of the drive partition. (After setting the mode, do not forget to Save and Exit) I'm going to add this just because (ACER was no help on this problem and does not even have the driver's for my Acer Model on there web site) NOT GOOD ACER I hope this helps a lot of people that have had this problem. Later Fred

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Preferred Solution: Hi, I Have an Acer Aspire Acer 5517, Had to Replac...

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I am trying to find out the best place to get a replacement battery. Is it best to just take it back to where I bought it to make sure it is the correct one ? TYIA

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Hello,

My laptop's wifi seems not to be working. It doesn't actually detect and connect to any wireless networks. I used the Command Prompt with the IPCONFIG /ALL and it came up with the following:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : helena_immat-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
System Qarantine State. . . . . . . . : Not Restricted
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : student.co.uk
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR8132 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Control
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-22-28-B3-24
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Ian
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5B95 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0C-60-76-3D-07-F6
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : isatp.home
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
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A:Wifi is not working*acer aspire 5517

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Hey guys. I'm in some need of some advice. I have no idea what's going with this laptop, and it's supposed to be finished today.

The laptop was brought to me to fix about a month ago. It would power on but would not post, and then the fan would stop spinning. The hard drive spins audibly and the laptop stays powered on. I swapped out all the normal parts that you can for a laptop, including the hard drive and ram. I also swapped out the processor. Nothing would fix the problem. I concluded that it must be the motherboard.

The guy needed his data so I hooked his hard drive up to my computer, which caused my computer to stop posting. I got my PC to boot up again, only for it to stop working and the motherboard went bad, which I had to replace. It may or may not have been caused from his hard drive, but it seems like a big coincidence to me.

So I ordered a working mobo on eBay, which took forever to get here. Now that it's here, and I've installed it, it's doing the same thing as before. When I turn it on now, the screen "flashes" for a second right after I let go of the power button. It looks more like the screen is just receiving power, because there is no color. I can't remember if it was doing that before or not. I'm officially stumped. The only thing I can think is that his hard drive is somehow making motherboards go bad (His original, my desktop, and now this new one) but I feel like that is too far fetched and I could... Read more

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Alright, hopefully someone here can help me Today I got my brand new Acer Aspire 5517. Everything is perfectly fine, except for one tiny insanely annoying thing.

When I go to scroll by actually moving the scrollbar on the screen, the cursor does not let go immediately after I lift my finger to do something else. So if I scroll down a bit and move the cursor to click on something RIGHT after, it drags the page with it as if I still had a hold on the scroll bar. If I scroll, wait a second and then go, it's fine. But who wants to do that?

Looking at the scrollbar, when I click it highlights blue as I scroll, and even after I let go until it decides it's no longer stuck to my mouse. This drag-lock problem does not seem to apply to anything else.. I can drag around windows or folders with no sticking. I dug through the touchpad settings and there doesn't seem to be anything that applies to scrolling only.

I have an ALPS touchpad driver. I asked about this on Yahoo Answers, and someone said it was probably a driver problem, and to use the driver updater. I did this and it updated and had me restart. After that the scrolling problem was fixed, but I couldn't use the scrolling part of the touchpad (I like to use both). I looked back into the mouse settings and it seemed to think I ONLY had a mouse, and all of the touchpad related settings were gone. so I put the old driver back on, and my drag lock problem persists.

Has anyone else had this problem? Because updating the driver f... Read more

A:Problem with Scrolling on acer aspire 5517

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but I couldn't use the scrolling part of the touchpad


Maybe the scrolling area of the touchpad was set to very narrow. There is usually a setting where you can drag the scrolling area to a wider setting.

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Alright, I'm not going to pretend I am some all knowing computer guy or act like I have even half a brain with them so.

My laptop has gone crazy, don't know why. I haven't done anything to it since I first got it.

As of yesterday it wont boot past the bios unless I hit ENTER when it prompts me to start Windows 7, and the time it allows that before restarting is like two seconds so I am having to hit ENTER rapidly.

When it does load the OS it still acts weird, it will exit out of windows randomly, when I left click START it will close out. If I am typing something it will start erasing what I am trying to type.

If I try to run a system diagnostic or scan disk it will cancel it automatically. I did a system restore already but it's still acting up.

First of all no, I did not drop the laptop. Second, I did spill anything on it. So I am not sure what is going on. Oh, also when it does start up it makes a high pitch scream for a few moments or minutes (just depends on what it wants to do I guess.)

I'm really at a loss. Please help me.

A:Acer Aspire 5517 acting crazy!

Let's start with these free, bootable diagnostic tests (I suspect the hard drive):

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Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
http://www.carrona.org/memdiag.html (read the details at the link)
http://www.carrona.org/hddiag.html (read the details at the link)

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Hi, I have an Acer Aspire 5517 laptop, and it won't stay on. I let it charge for 3 hours, and turn it on.It will go to the first boot screen where you have the F10 or F12 options, and then it will just turn off. It turns off as if the battery was just removed from it. Other days, it will turn on, and work great. And, sometimes it will turn on, then work for a while, then turn off, as if the battery were removed from it once again. I have tested the battery, and charger, they both work fine, and the battery holds a charge. Any ideas on what might be going on?

A:Acer Aspire 5517 laptop wont stay on

Hi and welcome to TSF,

Does the same happen when it is plugged into the mains?

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I am working with backing up my computer and I am dazzled by all the dvd R and RW and minus and plus etc. My dvd drive is listed like this: DVD +or - RW (+ or - DL)/DVD Ram. I am probably on the wrong board but I couldn't get on the "internal hardware" forum.

I have no idea what all this means. All I know is that DVD+RW seems to work. The clerk told me that I had better be sure what my dvd drive uses. Thanks.

A:dvd drive on acer aspire 5517-newbie question

Here's an explanation http://www.askdavetaylor.com/whats_the_difference_between_dvdr_dvdr_dvdrw_dvdrw_and_dvdram.html

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i cant seem to get my acer builtin mic to work.. i have tryed to find ad download drivers but nothing work's?? i am running win 7 plz help me thanks
 

A:acer aspire 5517 built in mic dont work

make sure its not muted
control panel
sound
recording tab
click on the microphone
properties
make sure not muted
 

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Dear friends,

I am having an unexpected issue with my Acer Aspire 5517, I was booting it up haven't used it in about a week or two and I figured I would start it up and give it a Malwarebytes full scan as well as a Microsoft Security Essentials scan. The scans were both about 4 hours in and I logged on to skype because I had an interview to attend and after saying Hello to the person I was being interviewed by I received the blue screen of death and it rebooted to bios without giving me a chance to read the blue screen.

Now all I can get is the following after Bios:

Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 082)
Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation

For Atheros PCIE Ethernet Controller v2.0.0.9(05/08/09)

Check Cable connection!
PXE-MOF: Exiting Intel PXE Rom.
No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key
I'm running Windows Vista and I was not given a boot disc, it came installed already. The bottom of it does have the Product-key information and what not on the Microsoft sticker but I do not have a Windows Vista disc so just wiping the hard drive and reinstalling isn't an option for me right now.

I have googled similar threads related to my issue that were on this forum and I have already tried what was suggested in the threads.

I removed the battery and put it back in, same goes for the hard drive. I also tried running it without the battery in and just powered via DC cable as I saw it worked for someone that way and the determination was a failing battery but it d... Read more

A:Check Cable connection! PXE-MOF Error Acer Aspire 5517

It sounds like your computer is trying to boot from network.

The first thing I'd probably check is your BIOS setup under Lannet and disabled it.

It may be trying to look for a network drive before starting from your local devices.

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Is the 15'' screen from an Acer Aspire 5517 the exact same item found in a 15'' Acer 5742,I would like to swap in the 5517's screen.If not,where would one search for a new replacement screen for a 5742 in NorthAmerica (Canada)
 

A:Swap screen from Acer 5517 into Acer 5742

Looks like they may be close if the cables are the same. Here's a new LCD Panel:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-ACER-ASPIRE-AS5742Z-4601-15-6-WXGA-LED-LCD-SCREEN-/170653209731?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27bbb95483#ht_2864wt_1396
 

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Hello, my laptop is not coming on, well the screen.

I tried taking out the battery, unplugging the charger etc. and holding the power button for 30 seconds and plugging in the charger only. That didn't work.

I tried plugging in a external monitor into it (one I know works as it's the one I am using currently) and the screen still didn't come on.

Before it died, I ran MemTest on each single RAM and both came back with no problems (ran each for an hour).

Hard drive was bad but replaced it and still nothing.

I am stumped on what it could be. I mean, I have a few ideas but would rather have someone else shed some light on my ideas.

1. Motherboard went bad.
2. onboard graphics died.
Could it be the CPU as well?
I have the whole thing disassembled right now.
 

A:Solved: [Solved] Acer Aspire 5517 Repair Help

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Have black screen no curser. Drained static elect. Did find on Internet the F keys that rebooted but forgot them.

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I have an Acer 5517 which we know the battery wasn't very good anymore. It would hold less than an hour's worth of charge so we typically would have it plugged in when using it. The past couple of days it's been spotty about when it would actually "charge" when plugged in. Well it finally stopped charging and while trying to figure it out, the power went down to zero % and won't boot anymore. I tried without the battery and it does nothing. I tried removing the battery and cord and held the power button for 20 seconds as I read somewhere this "clears out the RAM" of any residual charge which I am not sure I believe. I also uninstalled and scanned for "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery " in device manager and that didn't fix it.

Any thoughts here on what this means? Am I looking at a dead battery or charger or both? I removed the battery and the laptop won't work with just the charger either (the green light is lit on the charger so it's getting power). I don't want to buy a new charger if you don't think that is the case.

Please let me know what I should try or check for. It's a little difficult checking anything software related with a dead laptop. Thank you!
 

A:Solved: Acer 5517 not charging/booting

Test the charger's voltage output with a DVM if you can, it should be close to the figure written on it or maybe a little higher which is ok.

If you can't do that a new charger should be quite cheap on Ebay.
It should work without a battery connected if the charger is working properly.

If a working charger makes no difference you could take a chance and buy a new battery or take it in to a repair shop.
 

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Hello, my new Acer Aspire Notebook has my IE homepage stuck to global.acer.com and I can't change it through any of the IE options (Use Blank, Use Current, or typing it in manually - I'm trying to set it to Google).

I went to this page to solve the problem: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q320159 (Home page setting changes unexpectedly, or you cannot change your home page setting).

As per Microsoft's instructions, I tried changing the "Start Page" value in "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main," but I got the following error: "Cannot edit Start Page: Error writing the value's new contents." There was no "Default_Page_URL" entry in there.

I was able to change the "Default_Page_URL" value to "Google.com" under "HKEY_ LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main" and the "Start Page" value in there was already set to "http://www.microsoft.com/isapi/redir.dll?prd={SUB_PRD}&clcid={SUB_CLSID}&pver={SUB_PVER}&ar=home"

The "Default_Page_URL" and "Start Page" entries don't exist in the "HKEY_USERS\Default\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main" key.

Lastly, the "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel" subkey doesn't exist either.

I would appreciate any help you could give me, thanks!
 

A:Can't Change Internet Explorer Homepage (global.acer.com) on Acer Aspire Notebook

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The laptop is an Acer Aspire 5742, IntelCore i3-380M
I am attaching a few pictures of what comes on the screen when I turn it on.
Even in safe mode it does not let me log in, it attempts repairs, it fails and then goes to the black screen with the white cursor.
If I try to start windows normally it loads the logo and then goes to the black screen.
Yesterday, in an attempt to do repairs it was replacing invalid security drivers or something like that and it was taking ages so I had to turn it off.
For the last week it took very long to start up, failing to configure windows but it would eventually let me log in.
Since yesterday I am only getting the black screen. it is windows 7 by the way.

i need a very quick reply please

A:Acer Aspire 5742, IntelCore i3-380M goes black after acer logo loads

Quick reply!!! Save your data and restore back to factory. Always have a back up image of your OS on a external drive for next time you have this problem!!

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I restarted my computer like normal and for whatever reason the computer is now stuck at the Acer boot screen. I try to press DEL to enter Setup and I even tried pressing F12 to go into the Boot Setup, but for whatever reason the computer does not respond to anything.

To shut it off I have to hold down the power button and eventually it shuts off.

Stuff to know:
- I have a wireless mouse and keyboard being used on that desktop.. Should I perhaps try to plug in a corded mouse and keyboard?
- I'm running on Windows 7 Ultimate.
Thanks
 

A:Acer Aspire E4600 Desktop Frozen At Acer Boot Screen

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Hey There

First of all: I'm a studend, so I can't speek good english, cause I live in Switzerland (plz write in German if you can )

So my Problem:

I've found a Acer Aspire 5920G with Windows Vista. This was so slow and annoying . So I deleded the whole OS and installed Win 7 Home Premium x64. Now I'm searching some drivers for my Notebook. My biggest Problem is the sound driver.
In Vista, there was a tool called "Acer eAudio Manager". I want to install it, because you can switch the equalizer to movie, music and game (and it sounds awesome with the bassbooster=D). I've downloaded the driver from the website and there was a error:

"This software can only be installed in authorized machine"

what can I do to install this tool? Some other tools, like acer power management or acer enet management, works great.

I thought I ask in this forum, because there were some good topics about the mouspad and synaptic of the 5920G (wich helped me=D)

I hope you understand my question and can help me

Greetings
LikeLinux
(And yes, I'm a real Linux fan^^ I've used always Ubuntu. This is the first time that I use Windows )

A:Acer eAudio Manager on Acer Aspire 5920G with Windows 7

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Try installing the driver in compatability mode.

Read this tutorial.
Compatibility Mode
Let us know if it works or does not work.
Mike

Installieren Sie den Treiber in Compatability Mode.

Lesen Sie dieses Tutorial.
http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=&to=de&a=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sevenforums.com%2Ftutorials%2F316-compatibility-mode.html


Lassen Sie uns wissen Sie, wenn es funktioniert oder nicht funktioniert.
Mike

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Hi everyone I'm at my wits end! I cannot get my webcam to work. I have tried numerous options posted in different forums and on websites but nothing seems to work. Even when I went to the Acer update driver search site. When I added my model number I got about a dozen driver options but as soon as I put in my OS Windows 7 (64 Bit) it came back with no drivers. I've noticed in a number of forums that peoples webcams where working fine in Windows XP but when they updated to Windows 7 they lose the ability for their computers to find their webcams. Is this an inherent problem with Windows 7 and is there anyway to fix it short of buying an external webcam. Surly there must be a way to get it to work !!!
Regards Brett.

A:Acer Crystal Eye Webcam will not work on Acer Aspire 5560

Hi Brett ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... Does the Webcam show in the Device Manager ? ...

Do you have any errors in the Device Manager ...?
Have you tried the Cyberlink WebCam Application 1.0.1523 23.6 MB ? ....

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My system is roughly 5 months old. I had used the upgrade software that Acer provided to upgrade from Vista to 7 home premium. There was no issues with the install and everything worked great for a month and then it started going in to deep hibernation. The only way to wake it was to unplug the power from the tower. I did everything I could think of from editing the registry to updating drivers, to finally reinstalling everything. No go so I packed it up and sent it back to Acer. I just got it back from Acer's repair depot. They had to replace the motherboard, hard drive, and fans on the system. They performed a factory restore and told me that I was good to go and updating shouldn't be an issue. I went to use the upgrade dvd's from Acer and low and behold, the hibernation thing started again! It took me four attempts to restore it back to factory. Now it seems stable running Vista. I am in the process up updating the drivers and windows stuff so time will tell. Is it me or is Acer systems flakey?

Does anyone have any recommendations on how I can go about updating to Windows 7 without having to format every week? I have tried doing clean installs without going the upgrade path and it still behaves badly. Sometimes it won't even turn on. Or is it just possible that the pc I purchased just can't handle Windows 7?

A:Acer Aspire M3203 and Acer's Windows 7 upgrade software

Are you booting the Acer Win7 Upgrade Media DVD to do a clean install? You can do that to get the cleanest possible install, without the corruption that is imported from Vista in an in-place Upgrade.

The installer is driver-complete, but afterwards any missing drivers which don't quickly arrive in Optional Windows Updates can be found on the apps/drivers CD along with favorite apps like Works, cam, etc. Others can be found on the Acer Support Downloads webpage for your model computer, Adobe (flash, Reader) and Java (runtime, free Ofc suite) sites.

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Previously, this button would open Windows Media Center when pressed. Though it has stopped doing that and don't know why. How can I fix this?
All the other Mediatouch keys are working fine.
http://dalscan.samsalisbury.net/results.php?id=7c3d6622ef53857e3cfe4471330d88c0
 

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Is this normal for a 6 month old machine..? I can't update windows 10. The message says that there's not enough room to update windows 10, so I buy a 32 gig card....still it says theres not enough space,,,so I try a 32gig usb stick....still no joy.....So I take it back to PC World where I'm treated like a child and told that they won't take it back...they'll just send it back to Acer to have windows 8 put on ...??!  and did I realise it was a cloudbook and NOT a laptop...!! Left the shop with steam coming out of my ears...so, my question is this....Has anyone out there succeeded in updating their windows 10 cloudbook Because that despite having owned and worked with computers for over 30 years I cannot solve this problem....(Nor have I experienced such poor ill informed salespeople as I have in PC World....but that's another story...

A:^ month old acer ao1 431 C2Q8 ACER ASPIRE ONE CLOU...

you need an USB flash drive or external HDD with at least 16Gb and it must be NTFS formatted.http://www.thewindowsclub.com/upgrade-devices-less-free-space-windows-10

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So at first i thought it my keyboard wasn't being seen by windows 10. but sometimes after holding the bluetooth button an unknown device appears that appears to be my keyboard. yet when i type in the connection code it doesn't respond and then the device no longer is showing. It could just be another bluetooth device though; i live in a dorm so there's many other people with bluetooth devices in the area. I checked out this: https://acer--uk.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30072/~/how-to-pair-the-acer-bluetooth-keyboar... but it only applies to 8 and 8.1, not 10. Perhaps acer should release a driver update for windows 10 early adopters that fixes their keyboard to work with windows 10, unless there is a simple bug fix? I looked online but i seem to be the only one with this issue so far, possibly due to the newness of 10. Edit: found this post, which weirdly didn't show up previously: http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-10/Bluetooth-not-working-after-installing-Windows-10-on-Aspire-... trying to update my drivers again to confirm this isn't an issue. edit 2: nope it added a connected devices section to replace the bluetooth section, but otherwise didn't solve the problem yet. edit 3: so after like 2 hours i finally realized what was the issue.In order for it to be discoverable you need to make sure to first install the new windows 10 specific bluetooth driver mentioned in the above post , then use the REPAIR option in the blu... Read more

A:Acer Keyboard Case (included with Acer Aspire P3) ...

I can fix this problem...1.setup windows 10 v1511 by usb2.when setup windows ready, update driver with windows update3.download driver Bluetooth and update setup from acer site belowhttp://www.acer.com/ac/en/KH/content/drivers4.restart computer5.after restart goto bluetooth and search new device6.long press on power button on keyboard bluetooth cover until see blink blue and red light together7.when bluetooth connect with keyboard cover, enter 6 code bluetooth and endter for accept code8.enjoy

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My acer active pen is not working consistently. The screen recognizes it sometimes, and other times it does not. The only way I can get it to recognize is by power cycling the pen (taking the battery out and putting it back in), or by power cycling the laptop. I replaced the battery so I know it is not a battery issue. I have an Acer Aspire R13 (Model #R7-371T), and recently upgraded to Windows 10.  I was having this problem earlier with Win 8.1, but it seems to have gotten worse with Windows 10.  I have updated to all the most recent drivers.  Very frustrating. Any thoughts? 

A:Acer Active Pen problems - Acer Aspire R13 (Model ...

http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/34304/~/acer-active-pen-stylus-for-aspire-r7-371tNote: When the Acer Active Pen has not been in use for 1 minute, the pen will go into sleep mode.

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Hello, im user of Acer Aspire ES1-331. I have been using it from February 2016 with Windows 8.1For a long time Acer Quick Access and Acer Bluelight Shield were working properly but some days ago something happened and: option of sharing WiFi disappeared (it was under "Rozruch do pulpitu") from AQA and it became impossible to turn on ABS. Earlier when i turned it on or off it happened immediately. Now some dots are going around for a few seconds and i get that: http://imgur.com/a/EpfjtIt means : "You cant control that device" . the same happens when i change intensity of ABS - nothing changes however it can write that it changed. On the screen "high" level is turned on but you see that it is a lie. I am using it on Admin accoutn of course.I reinstalled Acer Quick Access but nothing changed and i cant use Acer Bluelight Shield. Rest of options of Acer Quick Acces works (Wifi and Bluetooth).Thanks for reading!











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A:Acer Aspire ES1-331 - Acer Bluelight Shield doesnt...

Not sure why this happened but you can try rolling the system back to a previously working configuration. Try the steps to roll it back at http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/37096/~/windows-10%3A-restore-windows-from-a-restor.... If Windows Updates ran prior to this happening something could have installed that caused this. Restoring it back like this should resolve the issue.













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My acer active pen is not working consistently. The screen recognizes it sometimes, and other times it does not. The only way I can get it to recognize is by power cycling the pen (taking the battery out and putting it back in), or by power cycling the laptop. I replaced the battery so I know it is not a battery issue. I have an Acer Aspire R13 (Model #R7-371T), and recently upgraded to Windows 10.  I was having this problem earlier with Win 8.1, but it seems to have gotten worse with Windows 10.  I have updated to all the most recent drivers.  Very frustrating. Any thoughts? 

A:Acer Active Pen problems - Acer Aspire R13 (Model ...

http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/34304/~/acer-active-pen-stylus-for-aspire-r7-371tNote: When the Acer Active Pen has not been in use for 1 minute, the pen will go into sleep mode.

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To start off, this laptop has been horrible since the day I got it. I can't even believe how slow it is; it lags doing even the simplest tasks.That aside; I was prompted to update an AMD Catalyst Radeon (something like that) software, so I did. The screen went black and nothing happened for almost 10 hours.I eventually decided to turn off the power. Now that I turn it back on it's just stuck on "Acer explore beyond limits" screen.It has been like this for days now. I've tried turning it on and off again several times. It's just stuck at that screen.What do I do? How do I fix this? I need this computer for school.

A:Acer Aspire ES 15 ES1-520-3441 stuck at "Acer expl...

Boot pressing F2 to enter BIOS, check if your HDD/SSD is listed on BIOS informations page. if you press Alt+F10 are you able to enter recovery? Which windows OS version is installed?

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So at first i thought it my keyboard wasn't being seen by windows 10. but sometimes after holding the bluetooth button an unknown device appears that appears to be my keyboard. yet when i type in the connection code it doesn't respond and then the device no longer is showing. It could just be another bluetooth device though; i live in a dorm so there's many other people with bluetooth devices in the area. I checked out this: https://acer--uk.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30072/~/how-to-pair-the-acer-bluetooth-keyboar... but it only applies to 8 and 8.1, not 10. Perhaps acer should release a driver update for windows 10 early adopters that fixes their keyboard to work with windows 10, unless there is a simple bug fix? I looked online but i seem to be the only one with this issue so far, possibly due to the newness of 10. Edit: found this post, which weirdly didn't show up previously: http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-10/Bluetooth-not-working-after-installing-Windows-10-on-Aspire-... trying to update my drivers again to confirm this isn't an issue. edit 2: nope it added a connected devices section to replace the bluetooth section, but otherwise didn't solve the problem yet. edit 3: so after like 2 hours i finally realized what was the issue.In order for it to be discoverable you need to make sure to first install the new windows 10 specific bluetooth driver mentioned in the above post , then use the REPAIR option in the blu... Read more

A:Acer Keyboard Case (included with Acer Aspire P3) ...

I can fix this problem...1.setup windows 10 v1511 by usb2.when setup windows ready, update driver with windows update3.download driver Bluetooth and update setup from acer site belowhttp://www.acer.com/ac/en/KH/content/drivers4.restart computer5.after restart goto bluetooth and search new device6.long press on power button on keyboard bluetooth cover until see blink blue and red light together7.when bluetooth connect with keyboard cover, enter 6 code bluetooth and endter for accept code8.enjoy

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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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It has worked since I bought it around 6 weeks ago but for the last week or so the connection has failed randomly. Yesterday it stopped working totally. The windows diagnostic report says that Windows could not detect a properly installed network adaptor- and to re-install the driver.How do I do this?Thanks

A:Acer Aspire Acer Aspire Switch 10 will not connec...

Hi Mills,1. Get to Device Manager(Hold Windows Key & then tap letter "X")2. Under device manager check if you find any other Devices or unknown devices,. if yes you may need another computer to download the files from acersupport.com3. If Not expand network adapters, check if you see the Wireless adapter, Right click uninstall & restart the unit.4. If the Device is not detected underOthers / Unknown devices / network adapter, please contact Acer as it is a suspected Hardware Failure.

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hi all I have 2 acre aspire laptops one is a acer aspire 5552 and the second one is 5551-a both of them has the black screen of death I have tried a external monitor tried new ram striped Botham down and reconnected everything back to the boards also have removed the battery and held the power button for 1 min + reconnected the battery and power cable with no success any help would be great .
many thanks
Gary
 

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What is the difference between these 2 Notebooks??? Acer Aspire R 11 R3-131T-P7HAhttp://www.amazon.com/Acer-R3-131T-P7HA-Signature-Edition-Windows/dp/B014LGK1P2 Acer Aspire R 11 R3-131T-P344http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-R3-131T-P344-11-6-inch-Notebook/dp/B012IBOCR0 The specs seem the same. Only difference I can tell is about $50 on amazon. Thanks.

A:Acer Aspire R 11 R3-131T-P7HA vs. Acer Aspire R 11...

Well the P344 is blue. I have one that is hotrodded a bit (8GB, Samsung EVO SSD) - original 500GB is now in a USB 3.0 external - and I consider it the best of all my portable devices

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I do not have great computer nowledge so please keep it simple or point me towards a Tuition postthanks

A:JUST BOUGHT ACER ASPIRE WITH WINDOWS 8 and ACER BY...

Hello, You'll find here all informations about BYOC (Build Your Own Cloud).

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Hi. I cannot download Acer Care Center for some reason. I have tried via wired and wireless connectivity with no joy. The AcerCareCenterCheckTool prompts Download failed. Please check your network connection and try again. I have tried run as admin, troubleshoot compatibility to which it fails each time. The only thing that does change is when running the program sometimes it prompts Your model is supported. Do you want to download Acer Care Center? to which I press Yes then downloading... dots keep moving until Download failed. Please check your network connection and try again. appears. Is there a direct link to the actual setup file? Also just to note. I found W10 run a lot smoother when I previously installed W10 carrying over apps etc. from 8.1. This fresh install if you like, upgrade carrying over nothing has killed boot times which were considerably faster previously. Have I lost any vital software, drivers etc. carrying over nothing then manually installing drivers from Acer supports site?











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A:Acer Aspire E5-571 Acer Care Center

I finally found a soluation after months of wondering why this is happening. It's my Virgin Media connection, the modem/router as when I connected to my phones wifi, teethering, Acer Care Center instantly updated so something within Virgin Medias network is blocking connectivity. I did try the Virgin Media's router as cause by diabling firewall etc. but with no joy I gave up but didn't try another connection until just now with tethering where as stated problem is sorted. I will report this to Virgin Media and post back anything relevant to this.













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Hi. I cannot download Acer Care Center for some reason. I have tried via wired and wireless connectivity with no joy. The AcerCareCenterCheckTool prompts Download failed. Please check your network connection and try again. I have tried run as admin, troubleshoot compatibility to which it fails each time. The only thing that does change is when running the program sometimes it prompts Your model is supported. Do you want to download Acer Care Center? to which I press Yes then downloading... dots keep moving until Download failed. Please check your network connection and try again. appears. Is there a direct link to the actual setup file? Also just to note. I found W10 run a lot smoother when I previously installed W10 carrying over apps etc. from 8.1. This fresh install if you like, upgrade carrying over nothing has killed boot times which were considerably faster previously. Have I lost any vital software, drivers etc. carrying over nothing then manually installing drivers from Acer supports site?

A:Acer Aspire E5-571 Acer Care Center

Are you trying to download and install Acer Care Center because you lost the recovery partitions?If they are gone, nothing you can download will put them back.You will need to go to the Acer store, click ERECOVERY and purchase restore media. 

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I do not have great computer nowledge so please keep it simple or point me towards a Tuition postthanks

A:JUST BOUGHT ACER ASPIRE WITH WINDOWS 8 and ACER BY...

Hello, You'll find here all informations about BYOC (Build Your Own Cloud).

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How long does it take for the 'restore operating system and retain user data' generally take?Mines been going for just over three hours now.the restoring system bar is 100%the updating system bar is 99%select restore type has a tick beside itcheck password has a tick beside it (but the font isnt in bold like the others)notice has a tick beside itrestore destination has a tick beside itrestore progress has an arrow pointing at itthe final step is 'finished' and hasnt been marked.ive been having problems (hence the restore) and just want to check that this amount of time its taking is normal and not an indication that its not working i appreciate any advice, but please make it as easily understood as possible lol i dont know a lot about computers.thank you

A:Acer erecovery management (v7.7.3) acer aspire 574...

It's now four and a half hours since i started the restore operating system and retain user data and the screen is exactly the same. is there anyone who can tell me if this is normal? Please?

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Hello, I have an Acer Aspire V5-551. I forgot the password to my BIOS, so I disassembled the laptop and removed the CMOS battery for 30 minutes. Then I turned it on and noticed that it no longer boots into Windows, it won't let my go into BIOS  (still asking for the password) and it won't let me choose boot devices or go into recovery mode / factory reset. It's stuck on the "acer explore beyond limits" screen. Can anyone help me?

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How long does it take for the 'restore operating system and retain user data' generally take?Mines been going for just over three hours now.the restoring system bar is 100%the updating system bar is 99%select restore type has a tick beside itcheck password has a tick beside it (but the font isnt in bold like the others)notice has a tick beside itrestore destination has a tick beside itrestore progress has an arrow pointing at itthe final step is 'finished' and hasnt been marked.ive been having problems (hence the restore) and just want to check that this amount of time its taking is normal and not an indication that its not working i appreciate any advice, but please make it as easily understood as possible lol i dont know a lot about computers.thank you

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My Acer Aspire 5612z, Dual-core celeron, 2GB ram, vista home premium 32bit, has two separate problems. Screen is filled with vertical red blue and white vertical stripes, if I tap the screen frame then the picture is ok for 30 mins or so, then goes stripey again. (Poss fault on FL board?).
Second, Laptop boots, 20 seconds, to Acer screen then stops.
Can only switch off power from that point.
 

A:Acer Aspire screen problem and only boot to Acer screen

Tapping the screen you could have a loose connection from the LCD Panel to the MOBO connector, but you see if you did the screen would dim out. In your case you have the the same issues that tell me that the LCD Panel is faulty. If this unit is still under warranty then have ACER service the unit or take it to ACER dealer who can either send it back to ACER or they can order the panel and replace it for you at no cost, but then it has to be under warranty. If not you'll have to pay the cost of ordering the part, labor to install it. Find out cost prior to signing any agreement.

On your other issue, did you replace or upgrade the battery or memory? If not then remove the battery and plugin the power only. Try this again does it boot the ACER logo and Windows. Can you put your ear down to the keys or palm rest and hear the HDD spinning up?
If not either the HDD is DOA or faulty power module on the MOBO or just bad MOBO. Again same as above if it's under warranty call or take it to ACER factory service dealer.

Make sure if you had a good battery on this laptop that all switches are switched to the lock mode for the battery.
 

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The jack seems to be loose and the ac power cord will no longer charge the battery.  

A:Is the DC jack in Aspire R14 R5-471T easily replac...

Hello, Is your laptop still under warranty?Could you give me the first ten characters of the computer serial number (S/N)? Only the first ten.

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I have no idea if I'm on the right board or not.I have an Acer Aspire 5517. The built in camera has been giving me problems for a while now. I'm certain it has a loose connection or short at the base of the screen or along where the screen & unit connect. I've always been able to tap along there, and the camera would start to work, or clear up.Since I switched to Windows 10, and it's a pain anyway, it's not giving me the chance to try using the camera, and possibly tap the problem away, before it just says it can't find the camera. I know from looking at the service manual, where the camera plugs in at the top of the screen. I checked that, it's fine.  I feel the problem is a connection near the hinge. Where is it connected there?

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So I was just browsing the store and had to make an account for this, in what universe does a 13" display with an i7-5500u, 8gb ddr3, 256gb ssd laptop with a 4-cell battery and usb 3.0 cost $1300? To pay even almost that amount I would expect at least a 6-cell, 500gb ssd, usb 3.0/3.1, 15", quad core cpu, and either ddr4 or a gtx 950/960 depending on what it's being used for. As it is now literally has no use, bad computing power and really bad graphics so anything that requires those are already out, the 256gb is way too small for any sort of media, what reason is there to own this laptop let alone spend $1300 on it? I'd spend $500... maybe $750 if I was desperate and had no other choices. As comparison the last laptop I bought was a brand new msi gt70 back in 2014 for $1500 it came with a 17" 1080p, i7-4710mq (significantly better still than the 5500), 16GB ddr3, 1TB HDD AND a 256gb ssd, 9-cell battery, gtx 970m, and sadly it also only had usb 3.0. Better in every single aspect except battery life which you can disable the 970 and use the Intel graphics which was also better than the 5500 graphics and have comparable battery life as well. How can a company charge so much for a mediocre product and still be able to smile as if they aren't just stealing money from people?

A:Acer Aspire S7

Doubt that Acer uses the same model but back in the day, Chevrolet used to put unreal option prices (an engine that cost more than the car it went in ?) for things they really did not want to sell to the public.

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Having issues with the card reader not working, I even fackory reset and still no card reader, tried dowloading driver and install still no card reader. Where do I go on help for the SD card reader? Thx.....

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I have recently purchased this device for school purposes and I have attempted to install some essential programs but I cannot do this due to Acer installed programs. Of the 28.5 GB I have less that a Gig left!What the hell?!?!

A:Acer Aspire R-11

Can usually free up several GB by creating an external recovery disk and will then be given an option to remove the online one. More can be had with a disk cleanup including system files (File explorer/ right click on disk/ select Properties / then disk cleanup). There is also a way to move files and apps onto a SDCard. I have a couple of tabs with 32 GB & Win 10 with about 10GB free.

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