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I have disabled the Secure Boot, changed the Boot Priority ordem to USB drive and tried to install the Linux system. It shows a message of successful installation and asks to restart the computer. However, when it restarts, there is a message of Boot error and it asks for a Boot disk or a Boot removable device...I have real somewhere that the Boot should be in Legacy mode, but it on-line shows this option when the CSM option is set to always, however, without giving me access to that...

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Preferred Solution: What modifications to the BIOS of Acer Aspire shou...

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

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











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A:Bios in an Acer Aspire 8942.

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













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

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I am attempting to disable "Sleep" mode on a ACER Aspire L100 Desktop

system. I have already disabled all of the Win XP switches, and I have

gone into the BIOS on the L100 and attempted to do so there.

The problem is that in the BIOS the options are not all clearly defined, and

therefore somewhat ambiguous, in their Functions/meaning. I have

attempted contact with Acer's website, no luck their knowledgebase.

Anybody with an idea where I can acquire a discription of the BIOS

options for the above mentioned device would be greatly appreciated.
 

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

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

Press F2 at boot.

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

A:ACER Aspire E1-470 Bios Password

Try 8 zeroes. Jack E/NJ

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For those owning an Acer Aspire Timeline Series...The New Acer Bios from Apr 06,2010 v1.34 screw-up the Intel GMA 4500M HD by reducing the battery life by half, because a box is grayed in the GMA Control Panel.


Acer had provided a second new v1.34 Bios on Apr 07,2010 to correct the wrong settings in the Intel GMA 4500M HD.

As usual be carefull when updating your bios settings.

Find on the screenshot how the settings should be, to improve the battery life. (before the box was grayed & unchecked):

A:WARNING On Acer Aspire Bios v1.34 !!!

The wrong v1.34 bios had been deleted yesterday...Go on for the new one!

Many improvements in this new v1.34 Bios (7 new add/corrections)..especially for better handle the 8 gigs ram on Pc-Laptops based system.

Note:
Remember that the v2.34 Bios is only for the "Special Edition 2009" Olympic Games.

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I bought new laptop Acer Aspire E15 it's amazing performance but last from few days it's getting hang frequently, so i decided to upgrade the bios since i upgrade the bios i cant resest the bios can anyone tell me how to resest bios as it was before.
 
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A:Acer Aspire E15 bios issue

Sorry you are having  problems with your Aspire notebook. Although they are posted, updating a BIOS is not something we recommend to see it it resolves lock up issues. Lockups or hanging, slow performance is usually caused by software corruption.  In those cases we would suggest you back up your data and restore the system to factory configurations using the eRecovery tool. If this does not resolve the issue we suggest you contact in warranty support for further assistance. Their number is posted at http://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/service-contact.

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right i have been given a acer aspire 5050 laptop the idiot i got it from knows nothing about computers he forgot his bios password and after checking on google found a program called cmos cleaner you guessed it he wiped the bios now the laptop wont boot. he thinks its no good so said i could have it for free for spares. i contacted the acer repair centre and gave them all the details for the laptop model no, all serials ect they checked the laptop out they know its ok and not stolen but the want 71 inc couries charges to repair it it seems alot is there any way i could flash the bios or is it just an acer job any help would be greatfully recieved as i dont think the laptop is really worth the charges thanks for looking

ps im not at home at the min but could get all the specs from the laptop if needed
 

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I have Acer Aspire E1-571. I am trying to get into BIOS but when I try to enter, It asks for a password but I never set a password.Help.

A:Acer Aspire E1-571 BIOS Password

If you are trying to make changes to secure boot(to disable), you may have to create a Password, go to security tab, set superwiser password, click enter and create a new password, make sure you write it in a safe place and make an easy to remember, even better.

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So I'm trying to fix a friends computer.Hes got a Acer Aspire V5-571P-6866 LaptopOS: Windows 8 or maybe 8.1 (Not Sure) When I turn it on, the Acer logo comes up but immideately goes to a bios error that reads: "PXE -E61: Media Test Failure, check cable" and "PXE-M0F: Existing PXE ROM" at the bottom and then loops to Operating System not found. Some times it will loop back and forth between the Bios error and the Operating system error, but will not do anything else. BIOS is completely unaccessible. I've looked everywhere for a solution around this so I can at least access the BIOS. What have I tried:1. Holding F2 while turning on2. Holding all the Fkeys while turning on3. Holding ESC4. Holding misc conbinations of keys found all over the internet5. Shorting out contacts under the Dimm module.6. Holding power for 30 seconds without battery and then pluggin in the battery and powering again. What I haven't tried:1. Inserting a Windows 8 CD since I have none.2. Inserting a bootable USB since I have none.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.I know that there are numerous threads on this, but almost everyone can still boot back to Windows. The other solutions I've read, Ive tried and nothing seems to work (list above).

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just wanted to know if i can update my bios from 2.01 to 2.04 on my acer aspire r7 572 laptop if i can will it allow me to mess with the Vram of my laptops video card. i want to push it higher then 32mb thanks specs CPU - intel i5-4200 CPU 1.6 GHz 2.30 GHzRAM - 8GB DDR3 (forgot the speed of the ram unless its 1600 mHz (ram that came with the laptop)GPU - Intel HD Graphics family

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Hi. I need bios for Acer Aspire G7711 motherboard. I know the newest is P01-A4 BIOS DATE: 02/17/11. I can't find it on site. Please help me . Maybe download link?

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

A:acer aspire unlocked bios

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

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just wanted to know if i can update my bios from 2.01 to 2.04 on my acer aspire r7 572 laptop if i can will it allow me to mess with the Vram of my laptops video card. i want to push it higher then 32mb thanks specs CPU - intel i5-4200 CPU 1.6 GHz 2.30 GHzRAM - 8GB DDR3 (forgot the speed of the ram unless its 1600 mHz (ram that came with the laptop)GPU - Intel HD Graphics family

A:bios update on acer aspire r7 572

You should definitely update the BIOS, as the old one I believe crashes the laptop if you enter the BIOS and save settings. As for the rest, I have no idea if these settings are available, you will find ut once you are there

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

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

A:acer aspire unlocked bios

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

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I just bought a new Acer Aspire E15 laptop which was pre-installed with Linpus Linux OS. I tried to boot from the BIOS so as to change the boot option and install a Windows 7 OS and I noticed that the BIOS was passworded. Kindly assist with any way the password can be bypassed or how I can reset the password so that I can install the Windows OS because that's the interface that I am used to.

A:ACER ASPIRE E15 BIOS PASSWORDED

Take it back and exchange it.

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My acer V5-431 has password/unlock key needed when entering F2, after 3 wrong password, error system locked and has code, i tried the code to convert using online bios-pw.org, but it does not work, please help me. tnx

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

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

hi wade7575

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

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hi. i have a acer aspire 5740G with the i3 330m procesor . a few days ago i wanted to update my bios. i downloader 2 drivers(difetent version) from the acer website for my type of laptop. i installed the first one and all want fine. and by accident i started to install the second driver(a earlier version) and i canceled the process. now my laptop wont stay on. i turn it on, the screen stays black and after a couple of seconds it turn off and than turn back on and so on. it like it want to turn on but something doesn't let it. can any one tell me what could be the problem and if it can be fixed?
 

A:acer aspire 5740g BIOS PROBLEM

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I have a an Acer Aspire E15 E5-1G-TH with an AMD A10-7300 processor.  I need to enable virtualization (Intel Vt-x / AMD -v) so that I can run Virtual Box and Android properly. I have run Speccy on my laptop and I see that virtualization is supported but disabled. When I go into bios to enable virtualization is normal option to do so is missing. I've now read that Acer uses a modified version of bios that hides this option. How do I get in and enable virtualization?

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Hey everyone!

I got a virus into my laptop, thinkpad r50e, and my netbook, acer aspire one d150 (it was inside my external hard drive) which i suspect did something to the BIOS, and the windows won't load and won't reinstall (gives the BSOD).
My thinkpad machine had a linux installed on another partition, and it worked. Using this guide and no previous knowledge about BIOS I managed to upgrade the thinkpad's BIOS successfully with the GRUB method from linux. And then reinstall windows without any problem.

Now I want to do the same thing to my other machine, Acer Aspire One D150. For the thinkpad I took the BIOS file from lenovo official site (link) and extracted it using cabextract command in linux, then I used the image file to upgrade the BIOS.
The problem is that I can't extract the BIOS firmware files for the acer netbook (which I took form the acer official site) and therefore I can't upgrade the BIOS here in the same way as I did for my thinkpad.

By the way I have no idea to which version I should upgrade the bios, currently the version on the netbook is 1.05.
Here are the links for the BIOS
This is the same version as I have (1.05) link
And this is the latest version (1.11) link
Thanks.
 

A:BIOS Upgrade, Acer Aspire One D150

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Hi, I should update the bios of my desktop to mount a new video card, the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060. At the time the bios is the P01-A1 of 03/12/2012. At this link is my pc https://www.acer.com/ac/en/AE/content/model/DT.SJQEM.018, but I have win7 instead of win8. I am not practical of the bios update procedure, I wonder if you can tell me which bios should I install and where to obtain it, please.On the net I found this bios (http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/BIOS/Acer/Acer-Aspire-M3985-BIOS-P11A4.shtml), but I'm not sure it's the right one.Thanks in advance for your kind response.Best regards.Marco

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Hi There, I have a problem updating the Bios. Reason for update is common black screen and currently I have 2.04 loaded and I try to update to 2.06. Laptop is in factory settings with Win 8 in it. I have loaded the new bios version and it basically works well using windows update but in the end when the laptop is restarting it ends up to black screen. Now you have two options to run battery out or use that tiny hole behind to "cut the power" (you can not remove the battery in this model). After restarting the laptop says "invalid bios image etc." and pressing any key will restore the 2.04 Bios. I have actually three very same laptops and in another one windows update work just fine. (That did not have black screen problem) I have tried to update using usb-stick, but I do not exactly know how to do that. So please if anybody can help it would be highly appreciated. -kari-

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I managed to crash my mothers Acer Aspire one recently,while trying to rid it of a previous windows 7 crack it had,I ran WATFIX and now I need to manualy reset the bios the guide on yuo tube is a bit vague and I was wonmdering if anyone knew any better vids for me yours zulux

A:manually resetting bios on acer aspire one

What do you mean reset the BIOS? Reset it to factory default? There should be a default selection inside the BIOS.

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how to update insyde h2o bios in acer aspire f5-572g

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First of all, thanks to those who contribute their time and wisdom to this forum!I ran a BIOS upgrade from within Windows, it rebooted and basically did nothing. Now it doesn't POST.I extract the BIOS EXE which reveals the following files:Ding.wavFlsHook.exeFlsHookDll.dllFWUpdLcl.exeInsydeFlash.exeiscflash.dlliscflash.sysiscflashx64.sysxerces-c_2_7.dllI then opened the original EXE with PhoenixTool and that didn't get me where I thought it would. I have a dump folder with a bunch of BIOS files, but no *.FD needed to flash via USB. I'm in a little over my head at this point and could use some help from the pros!

A:BIOS .FD file for Acer aspire V5-572P

Hi, I downloaded your BIOS file in my notebook.When I extracted the file and run the .exe I get an error (obviously not for my notebook), but the .fd file was in the temp folder created. So i did it like this. Start the setup and get the error but I don't press OK. I go in C:\Users\"your user folder"\AppData\Local\Temp. Here I look for the most recently modified folder. Inside this folder should be the extracted files by the .exe and of course the .fd file. Here is a screenshot:

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How do I access the BIOS of my ACER Aspire E15 E5-573 with windows 10 ? Spoiler (Highlight to read)   

A:access BIOS ACER Aspire E15 E5-573 with windows 10

As soon as you press the Power button, press F2 button repeatedly(2 or3 times).

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

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

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

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hi. i have a acer aspire 5740G with the i3 330m procesor . a few days ago i wanted to update my bios. i downloader 2 drivers(difetent version) from the acer website for my type of laptop. i installed the first one and all want fine. and by accident i started to install the second driver(a earlier version) and i canceled the process. now my laptop wont stay on. i turn it on, the screen stays black and after a couple of seconds it turn off and than turn back on and so on. it like it want to turn on but something doesn't let it. can any one tell me what could be the problem and if it can be fixed?
 

A:HELP acer aspire 5740g bios PROBLEM

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Acer Aspire T180 BIOS Upgrade

A:Acer Aspire T180 BIOS Upgrade

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

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How revert to the old version of bios..?I did v1.14 to v1.21 update from leptop but unfortunately my work much harder now 

A:BIOS downgrade Acer Aspire 5755G...?

The only way is to do a Bios Recovery with a USB drive and you can turn your computer into a door stop if anything goes wrong. Is your computer already at the point it won't boot?

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Hello. I am having some trouble with a Acer Aspire laptop. I have change the bios from UEFI to legacy and now everytime I load up I get a Operation System Not Found message. I've tried pressing F2 but then I hear a beeping noise coming from my laptop and I still get the OS not found message. I also tried Alt+F10 but nothing happened. I'm not sure what I can do. Is there some way I can atleast get back into the BIOS and change it back?

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I ran BIOS update program accidentally in my Acer Aspire desktop PC in windows 10 environment, the program started suddenly and run into DOS window then it crashes before completing, not sure what stage was when crashed into BSOD, which needed PC to restart, on restarting, no Acer logo, just black screen and PC beeps one long one short beeps, tried to boot from USB but as long as screen is black I cannot do anything, only beeps become recurring.Not sure how to recover the BIOS, if any one had this issue with the BIOS and manage to recover the BIOS, I very much appreciate their help on what to do.Thank you

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Ive installed BIOS 1.29 on my Aspire V3-471G and after the shut down screen the screen just went black but the laptop is still on. i cant manually shut it down as well. its still running but with a black screen. Please help asap!

A:BIOS 1.29 problem for Acer Aspire V3-471G

Disconect the AC adapter.Press and hold the power button till the computer and all indicator lights turn's off.    Click the Kudos to say ?Thanks? for helping! select "Accept Solution" if your issue is resovled. 

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By accident, I changed my BIOS from UEFI to Legacy BIOS.  Now when I turn it on, it quickly flashes every 5 sconds, and screen is always black (no Acer logo screen, nothing).  I tried FN + F2 to bring up the BIOS settings menu again but it doesn't work (that's the key combo I used to get BIOS menu up when I switch it to Legacy BIOS by accident).  Is there a different key combo to bring up BIOS menu again so I can switch it back to UEFI? 

A:acer aspire s7 391 stuck on legacy BIOS

Not FN + F2, just F2. Start rapidly tapping as soon as you push start.

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The notebook belongs to a friend. He has had it for less than 4 years. I have tried everything possible. Looking at dead devices etc. The fan, the cmos battery are all in working order. It is not the screen because i connected it to an HDMI monitor and it still will not go thru the boot sequence. I looked for a BIOS update and found references for a different acer model. It could be a damaged motherboard or a component on board the MB. Just asking have I missed something here?

A:Acer Aspire E5-571-35LV Will not load BIOS

Probably a corrupted BIOS/broken motherboard, if the power is on and shows options, place them here now. If not, you NEED to contact Acer Support, modification of BIOS unoffically/voiding warranty parts like the motherboard will cause you to lose your warranty COMPLETELY. Regardless, Acer support is your best option if it is in warranty. 



First, CALM DOWN and look at my profile picture. Calm? Now post your message. If I helped, a Kudos would be great! Marking as solution will help others as well, thank you!

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Thanks,..this laptop acer Aspire 4551 start but the display stay black (no video) I'd like to flash the bios,... I've seen some videos but I don't understand very well ,...could you to teach how to do ? step by step please......GOD BLESS YOU
 

A:Flashing Acer Aspire 4551 BIOS

Well, can you even boot up into the machine? Or is it all black?
 

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Hi! Im new here and i need big HELP.

Last year me and my sister bought this Acer Aspire 4730z model.

The technician told me that to install Xp you need to set BIOS Sata Mode to IDE. Because AHCI is for vista.

Now i wanna install it for Windows 7 ultimate 32bit.

The notebook now runs XP system and in BIOS Sata Mode = IDE

Would i change it to AHCI in BIOS for windows 7?

What is really the difference between IDE and AHCI in bios?
What is the best way to remove XP and install Windows 7?

This one?

How to Clean Install Windows 7 over Windows XP - For Dummies

or

Will it work if i run the xp installation cd in booting then delete the system xp their?.
Restart computer again then insert windows 7 disc in booting and Install Fresh Windows 7?

Will this also work?

A:Acer Aspire 4730z Bios Help for windows 7

AHCI is advanced host controller interface for running sata mode ,when you insert the win7 dvd when it reaches the where do you want to install stage you will be given the opputunity to reformat the disk, a clean install is always advisable

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This one is a 5820T. I downloaded the zip file for this model from the Acer website and after extracting I find two executables, one for DOS, one for Windows. Nothing else. (ZQ1_125.exe for both - not .bat - not .rom). There is no "Flash-it" file, no.FD file.

I have always flashed a BIOS on boot from floppy or USB. And I have always advised to never flash a BIOS from inside Windows. So the thought of this being the only way is making me ill.

If there is a way to do it USB I could use a walk-thru. Thanks.

A:Has anyone flashed a BIOS on an Acer Aspire Laptop?

I have an aspire 5935g and did update the bios successfully within windows but must admit that was long before signing up here and reading endless people saying not to do it that way, however it worked out fine in my case. I think the consensus is to only flash the bios if it provides a fix you need.

Just looked through the download I used and the DOS version does contain a flash it file. Here is what I had.

DOS
Windows
I know thats probably not any help but thats just my experience

Good Luck

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A:How to update BIOS acer aspire 4745G?

download the zip file:http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/BIOS/BIOS/BIOS_Acer_1.25_A_A.zip?acerid=634376587472171000&S... unzip it, browse to Windows folder, double click ZQ1_125W.exe with the AC adapter connected, nothing else.

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