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A: My Acer Aspire E 15 is making noise near fan. It i...

Is the fan air intake screen on the bottom clean? I would get a can of air and with the laptop off, blow out the intake and exaust as well as you can. With the lid closed, shake it and see if anything rattles.

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Hello. friend has the above PC. For some time now, at random intervals, it will emit a 4 second whistle (haven't heard it myself, but assume its from the mobo speaker) followed by 2 secs of silence. Desktop is frozen. Noise continues the same cycle until PC powered off. The inside is dust free and all connections seem secure. Any thoughts, please?
 

A:Acer Aspire T671 PC - whistling noise

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I have just bought an Acer Aspire T3-710. Which was totally mis-sold to me as a high end gaming PC. After explicitly asking will this PC play the latest titles and is the GTX745 GPU up to the task. PC world is full of nKnow nothings don't bother asking their advice they obviously are paid to occupy the section they work in but have 0 knowledge about PC's. Too the point of my post. I am getting an intermittent disconnect hardware sound . Same sound as if you were taking out a USB device and reconnecting. There are only the mouse and keyboard plugged in to the USB portsas when I purchased the tower it came with a keyboard and mouse ( wireless) but it didn't supply the USB receiver for them, So they are totally useless. I had to use some old pre-historic Microsoft wired board.  So as you can imagine at the moment I am a little peeved with the service I have received. In conclusion where can I get the Wireless usb receiver for this moused keyboard set and what is this darn bedoink sound that is plaguing me. I don't expect this from a brand new PC. Any help on this will be greatly appreciated Best wishesZoo

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I have just bought an Acer Aspire T3-710. Which was totally mis-sold to me as a high end gaming PC. After explicitly asking will this PC play the latest titles and is the GTX745 GPU up to the task. PC world is full of nKnow nothings don't bother asking their advice they obviously are paid to occupy the section they work in but have 0 knowledge about PC's. Too the point of my post. I am getting an intermittent disconnect hardware sound . Same sound as if you were taking out a USB device and reconnecting. There are only the mouse and keyboard plugged in to the USB portsas when I purchased the tower it came with a keyboard and mouse ( wireless) but it didn't supply the USB receiver for them, So they are totally useless. I had to use some old pre-historic Microsoft wired board.  So as you can imagine at the moment I am a little peeved with the service I have received. In conclusion where can I get the Wireless usb receiver for this moused keyboard set and what is this darn bedoink sound that is plaguing me. I don't expect this from a brand new PC. Any help on this will be greatly appreciated Best wishesZoo

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i recently bought an acer aspire m1640 off of someone. But when i turned it on it made a loud EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE noise. I narrowed down frow where the noise is coming fom and its coming from the lower right corner of the motherboard. Its not from the hard drive or any of the fans. it seems that its coming from a small cylinder with a hole on top of it and there is a small lithium ion battery next to it. Does anyone know whats wrong or how to fix it???
 

A:acer aspire wont boot noise EEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

The EEEEEE noise you are referring to is coming from yur motherboard onboard speaker, and is a series of high pitched beeps. I;ve looked at the board maual and it does not refer to the different beep combinations it has.

Try powering up the Pc with the top off the case and check things such as the CPU fan is running, check all hardware is seated correctly as it more than likely will be some form of hardware failure. Also try replacing the CMOS battery (the small lithium ion battery you mentioned)
 

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Am bringing the hijack file to post here. This laptop had a blue screen and very loud noise. It is a new mini acer aspire. After a reboot, she was working on it in webmail and it rebooted for no reason.
I did some cleanup work on it and ran this hijack in case you guys can see any cause that's still there. I was looking at that 020 line the winlogon notify..could this be the problem and how did it happen?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:49:09 PM, on 2/5/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\BackUp\CmdBkSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\RegMgr\iviRegMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\eRAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
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A:New Acer Aspire Blue Screen shutdown & noise

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This laptop had a blue screen and very loud noise.




Sounds like a hardware issue.

I don't see any sign of infection in that log, which is what this section of the forum focuses on. That said...your version of HijackThis is outdated. Furthermore...

We no longer use HijackThis as our initial analysis tool, as it's not nearly as detailed as the tools we do use.

I don't believe this is a malware caused issue. Had you not posted a HijackThis log in your Windows XP topic, you might have received more detailed assistance there. You may want to repost in that topic, and ask someone to remove the HijackThis log, and pursue non-malware troubleshooting for you...or create a new topic in the Hardware section, with no HijackThis log. All such logs get referred here.

As far as the missing file in the O20 line, I'm not sure how that would affect your machine. I have that file in more than one location, system32, system32\dllcache and ServicePackFiles\I386....Windows File Protection should have replaced it.

You might do a search on your system to see if it's another location, and copy it to System32. Otherwise, you way wish to run the System File Checker

Go to Start->Run and type in sfc /scannow and hit OK. Let it scan. If it finds any files missing/corrupted, it may ask for the Windows CD. Otherwise, it will auto-close after it's done.


If after all that, you think the machine is infected, due to other symptom... Read more

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Hi,The DVD Drive of my acer aspire es1-512-c5yw makes a loud noise when reading Certain CDs it doesn't do it with all of the CDs just certain ones i recorded the sound as a .mp3 file if you want to download it you can download it at this linkhttps://framadrop.org/r/w1GYD5vYd1#VeYGT3KJXNiFUhdyiOlXFU35lp96FilHMXnuZVRp93o=the link will expire on Friday, November 11, 2016 i scanned the file using kaspersky internet security 2016 so it's safe

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Hi, I have a problem with my laptop. It was in service at the end of August with the cpu stuck at 0,8GHz problem. They fixed it with the replacement of the motherboard. This problem is fixed, but after the service a new problem came. My left speaker started making buzzing noise when I start playing games(CS:GO or GTA V tested on both). Feels like as my laptop getting hotter and hotter the noise gets louder and louder. If I close the game there is still buzzing noise, but as the laptop cools down it starts getting quieter until it stops doing it. I tried to uninstall and install the audio driver(latest from the acer website), disable or mute the speakers, but nothing help. I'm always using my laptop with headphones. Thanks for the advices in advance. 

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After helping my daughter to set up a new Acer Aspire Timeline laptop, I left when the recovery DVDs were in the process of being burned. I had an anxious phone message later to say that the last (4th) disk had been completed and ejected but that the software remained unremovable on the screen - could not be closed. The laptop had to be shut down via Windows Task Manager. It restarted OK. The question is, can I be sure that the final recovery disk has been closed properly or have I got to go through the process again to make sure - it takes ages.
Has anyone experienced this before, please?
Steve
 

A:Solved: Problem making Acer Aspire recovery disks

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My son was using the PC today and it shut down. On trying to restore the power it sounds like its trying to power up. The power light does not go on and there is an continual beep beep coming from the machine.
Is it knackered. What are my options.

Thanks

Allan
 

A:Solved: Acer Aspire Desktop M7711 No power beeping noise.

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Hello all , i am totally new here , i am having trouble finding information on the ability to make copies of the recovery disks [made on purchase] [3 of them + 1 for applications and drivers] .
My question is , is it possible to make copies [and if yes , then how?] of the above mentioned "factory recovery disks" ?
I have been using my acer aspire x64 bit laptop for two years now , and the operating system [windows 7 home basic x64 but crashes every month - but that is a problem/question for another thread/time]
for now i would like to know if i can simply make functional and bootable dvd copies that are identical to my current [in use and functional] 3 + 1 factory recovery disks ? As i am afraid that one day one or all of these disks will have scratches and will ultimately become corrupt , rendering them useless. Subsequently making my machine non-recoverable.
Note: I have already used the disks , successfully , about 25 times to revive from crashes. My hard drive and other components seem fine.
Just need to know if it is possible to make copies of these recovery disks [i would love to make atleast 1o sets of them -for complete peace of mind]
i am sorry for such a long and detailed post for a fairly simple question , to which i still donot know the answer to.
I would be much obliged to get as many answers from all you good and informed members. I appreciate you taking the time to read my concerns. Thanking you all, very respectfully, in advance.

A:making copies of acer aspire 5745 Factory Recovery Disks.

Why not?? These are like other DVDs which contain nothing else than data!!! You can use nero for this purpose.
I think you are confused with the notification to "keep disk carefully". This is because the software that lets you make disk is one time use only, i.e., either you successfully make it once or never EVER.

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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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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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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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My computer has started to make a bit of noise...it sounds like a faint hum, or constant drone, kind of like a fan noise. I checked the intake, exhaust and cpu fans by stopping them spinning and the noise is still there. It sounds like its coming from my PSU. Does that mean its on its way out?

I have a Hiper 530watt PSU which I have had for about 4-5 years now.

Should I replace it and if so can anyone recommend any good ones?

Thanks

A:PSU making a noise

I think there is'nt anything that would make the sound except the fan in the PSU's. I would recommend you to replace the fan and check again

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I started my computer today and the fan was making really bad noise i thought it would be the fan or something. It might be the CD-RW drive i dont know. Help!!!

SHOULD I REPLACE IT WHAT KIND SHOLD I GET OR IS THERE SOMETHING OR A WIRE ON THE FAN THATS CAUSING THE SOUND...
THANKS.
 

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I have an AMD Phenom II x4 955 cpu with the factory mounted fan on top. Have noticed lately that a pronounced noise (squeal) from the fan when viewing various sites with my browser. The fan speed adjusts with the content as expected. Now it is running @ 3900 rpm while typing this, but if I select a video to watch, it will climb to around 5600-6000 rpm. That is when it is making the squeal. I am thinking the bearings are dry or have become worn. Question is, has anybody changed their cpu fan with this type processor. I hope to remove the fan and replace without taking the cpu out of its socket. Attached picture of cpu/fan, camera shot "stopped" or made it appear that it was stopped. I used Speccy to monitor the fan speed, although the readings seem very high? Tx

A:CPU fan making noise

Replace the fan if possible, but I would just buy an entire new cooler.

When you remove it use a twisting clockwise counter clockwise motion to break it loose from the thermal paste before you pull up, this should keep the cpu in the socket.

Please, be careful

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I was wondering if any one could shed any light on the following problem.

When my PC is turned on but not being used, I occasionally hear the sound that is made when you click on buttons/web links. I am not using the PC so I was wondering how this noise was being generated.

Is my PC being used remotely, or is it nothing to worry about.

Thanks in advance,
Steve
 

A:Making a noise

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Hello, I have a Scorpio Series case and the side fan (fan that lights up orange and red, some other models light up blue) is making some small noise. This noise is a very low electrical noise that you might here if you were near some huge electric phone wires (outside). It is not consistently making noise, it just comes on and off. I was wondering if there is any way i can turn off this fan, or is there any other way to deal with this problem... I am not so sure if this is a big deal, but it just doesn't sound right. I have 4 other case fans, power supply fan, cpu heatsink along with a minifan on my video card, so turning off this fan i dont think would cause any major problems with my cooling.
 

A:Fan making noise... help

You can turn off the fan by opening the side panel and disconnecting it.

However, a better idea would be to simply replace the fan. They don`t cost very much, typically just a few dollars.

Regards Howard
 

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I have Thermaltake Toughpower 800W PSU! Its fan makes really loud noise when playing PC games! I tried to oil the fan like I did with my CPU fan, but I could not get to PSU fan without opening the PSU itself! Should I open it? Or maybe there is another way to fix this!

A:PSU making a lot of noise

You can change PSU fans, but it is not a job for amateurs.

Thermaltake power supplies are not known for being quiet as they ramp up.

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I think my cpu fan is going out on me, and I've never messed with my cpu before. My question is do I have to replace the heatsink with it or can I change just the fan?

If that is possible, where is a good place to get them? Thanks.
 

A:CPU fan making noise

Hi,

Are you in the US ? Though I'm UK based many people recommend this site :

http://www.newegg.com/app/manufactory.asp?catalog=62&DEPA=0
 

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My 2 month old computer is sadly annoying me. The noise of it!! Its not greatly loud, but enough to ennoy me especially since I listen to so much music on my pc.
I have 6 fans, 2 on the psu which i think are quiet, as small one on the motherboard which Im guessing is silent, one on my graphics card which i think it pretty quiet too. Then theres the cpu one which obviously makes some noise but I've turned on 'quiet fan' so its only running at about 1200rpm. This leaves a huge big fan at the back and I think it could be this. I've felt the back and theres a huge suction of air. I want to know if this is likely to be the fan making most of the noise and whether you'd recommend replacing it and what with.
It doesnt help that theres a vent in the front and 2 side vents either but they must be there for a reason.
Note, I also have a fan on the side panel which isnt plugged in since i dont need it.
So any help would be appreciated, thanks guys!
 

A:Which fan is making the noise??

Yah, it can be hard sometimes to tell which one is the bad guy.

In general though, it is the smaller fans that are the noisy ones. Luckily, once you find which one it is, you can replace it. There are many excellent (quiet) fans on the market these days.

What motherboard to you have? I think the loudest fan on my computer is the chipset fan. I have the A8N-SLI deluxe, followed by my CPU (stock AMD) fan. My 12 inch case fans are SUPER quiet.
 

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Hi everyone,
I bought this today. i installed it according to the manual and everything was okay. the computer detects it and everything. But, when i tried to play a movie, it was making A LOT of noise while it was scanning or reading the disk....please help.

I already have a cd-rw installed (slave) and this new dvd burner and cd-burner combo is my master.

Please help.

I have windows xp pro
 

A:New DVD-RW/CD-RW is making a LOT of noise...help me please

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Hi all my psu is NEW 750w 750 watt Quiet PC ATX PSU Power Supply Unit . i got is few months back but only 45 day warranty .. when i turn on pc funny noise from psu like fan rubbing or something , so i turn pc off and on few times and the noise goes but i dont want to keep doing that could anyone help with problem or do i need new psu.. thanks
 

A:PSU making noise

Are you 100% certain that the source of the noise is the PSU? If it's coming from the PSU fan I would start by first cleaning it.

If there is no dust at all I would be worried about any noise emanating from the PSU.
 

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I'm having this problem that the fan keeps making noise and my laptop starts to heat up. I have tried to update my PC, BIOS and even opened up my laptop to clean up the fan and filters and still nothingPlease helpThanks in advance

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hello eveyrone, i was wondering if any of you knew why my pc is making so much noise?? i think the cpu fan is making the noise not the videocard or other fans... is there a solution?
 

A:Fan making too much noise

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My girlfriend has had a Dell Desktop for about a year. In the last month or so it has started to occasionally making a very loud, almost grinding noise. She has one harddrive and a cdrom drive. I know it is usually a floppy, disk, fan or hd that will make this kindof noise. Unfortunely I have not had the occasion to be able to open it up while it is still making the noise. However this morning I was woke up by it and thought it would be my chance but I discovered that the pc was shut down and again the noise stopped before I got the tower open. I have the side on but unscrewed so I can open it up easily but I was wondering what could have been making that noise with the system shut down?
 

A:PC Making Noise

the washing machine
umm are you sure that the system was shutdown
i have had an instance of a fly getting stuck in a system and its wings up aginst the sides was making a loud buzzing noise
 

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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
 

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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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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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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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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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Here are my specs





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Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i3 3220 @ 3.30GHz 36 ?C
Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology
RAM
8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
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Graphics
G236HL ([email protected])
AMD Radeon HD 7800 Series
Hard Drives
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112GB KINGSTON SV300S37A120G ATA Device (SSD) 29 ?C
Optical Drives
No optical disk drives detected
Audio
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