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Acer :: 5920g Vista To Win7


need some info about installing win 7.

I use vista home premium and i decided to go to Win7.

Here are some question

1. Should i upgrade or make a fresh install? (probably i think it's better a fresh install)

2.If i make a fresh install i need to format my C:?

3.But will the d2d console work after formatting c: so in case i want to return to Vista i just need to hit ALT+f10 and start the restoring process?

Acer 5920G
4GB DDr
nVidia 256MB
HDD 250GB
Intel Centrino Core2 T8300


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Acer :: 5920G Full Upgrade (GPU, CPU, HD, RAM)
i'm a 3D artist and i have a pretty good workstation for doing all my projects, however, lately i've been meeting with clients at their offices and need to bring whats now MY notebook (it used to belong to my wife, hehehehe) but i definitely need to upgrade it to do on-location updates to my 3D scenes and shaders..

I know that this notebook is x64 so i need to upgrade my 32-bit vista. Wich is the fastest GPU that this machine will support? (Current: Core2 Duo CPU T5550 @ 1.83GHz)Can it support MXM II Graphics Card Nvidia Quadro FX 770M 512MB DDR3 or wich is the fastest gforce? (Current: nV. 8600m GS 256mb)Whats the max and fastest ram that it supports on x64? (Current: 3GB Sync DDR2 667mhz)Fastest hardrive supported! (Current: WD 5400rpm 320gb)

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Acer :: 5920G Is Not Keeping Time
Iíve got a tad problem with my acer 5920 , just bought it. Love it but only 1 thing is bugging me. I normally dont keep the battery in as i just move it around in my room . However if i turn off my laptop and turn the mains off and then turn the mains on and the computer on again, The time will reset to the default 2007 time. I thought most laptops have a battery in them to hold time like computers. This does not happen with any of my old laptops, do you guys experience this?

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Acer :: Is There A Bios Update For 5920G
Does anyone know if there is a motherboard bios update for the 5920G? Is there anything for the 8600M? Any info would be a great help. Mine is a US model, purchased at Best Buy. Has the T5250 @ 1.5. Is there a way to upgrade the wifi from a/b/g to one with n?

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Acer :: Want To Upgrade 5920G HD Recommendations
My 5920g (NO problems for TWO years!) deserves an upgraded hd.

What would you recommend? I currently have the WD 5400 RPM 160GB. 500GB is what I'd like.

Should I stick with WD? I'll sound like a noob saying this, but SATA2 ain't a problem for me?

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Acer :: Parts Upgrade For 5920G
My laptop is a 1.5ghz C2D, 8600M GT DDR2 256mb (ARGH no ddr3), 160gb 5400RPM 8mb cache, with 2gb DDR2 667mhz...

yesterday, I got a 2GB Stick, (meaning I will have 3GB under Windows Vista 32-bit), and a 7200RPM 16mb cache harddrive (320gb fujitsu) to be exact.

I saw the processor upgrades, and I kept hearing it's fine for gaming unless I'm going to do heavy video editing, photoshopping do it, but do memory upgrade first, and I kept hearing HDD upgrade helps with everyday flow of operation (faster overall, meaning load up, booting, etc).

Will I see a decent performance/noticeable amount?

So now, it's 1.5GHZ C2D (T5250), 8600M GT DDR2 256MB, 320GB 7200RPM 16MB CACHE, HD-DVD/DVD-/+RW, 3GB DDR2 667MZ.

My next on the lsit is upgrade CPU to T7300, and if I can, upgrade the graphics card.

Maybe Bluetooth add-on since my phone can support syncing with that junk.

So yea, T7300, and maybe Radeon 3650 ddr3 or 8600 ddr3

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