Acer :: Aspire 5735-6694
These were not answered by Acer tech soupport [not a typo or misspelling]. Each was sent in as a separate question and returned marked "closed".
Where are the drivers for Vista-to-Win 7 upgrade?
What is the recommended procedure for 1?
Should the C/D partition be preserved after upgrade?
If 3 is "yes", which backup program should be used thereafter: Acer, MS, or both?
What is the matrix key for the 2 LEDs on the left top edge (see pic)?
(this should be 6.) Can the card reader be upgraded to read SDHC memory cards?
(this should be 7.) Where is the Acer knowledge base reference library for this notebook?
(this should be 8.) Where is the Acer-sponsored user forum for Acer computers?
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Acer :: Does The Aspire 5735-733G32Mn Have A 3gb Limit
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Acer :: Aspire 5735 - Mystery Screen Pixelation
I have just bought an Aspire 5735 a few weeks ago and, to be fair, it's fantastic for the money; however, i've noticed that in spite of the screen being sharp it appears slightly grainy when i physically scan across the screen with my eyes?!! I have checked this against my 7 year old Sony Vaio but it doesn't have the same problem, it's a mystery...
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Acer :: Which To Go For 5738 Or 5735
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Acer :: The Aspire Or The Aspire Timeline
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Acer :: Aspire 8930G-644G32MN Or The Aspire 8930G-584G32BN
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Acer :: HDD - With Aspire 5315
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Acer :: Aspire 8935G RAM
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Acer :: Aspire 1501LMi
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Acer :: Aspire 6920G Fps
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Acer :: Aspire USB And Freeze
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Acer :: Aspire Shutting Off
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Acer :: Aspire 5920g GPU
I recently bought an Aspire 5920G with geforce8600M GT 512MB and windows vista premium.
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I would like to know if there's a way to make it take less or even disable this option?
Acer :: Aspire 8920
I am fairly certain I will be getting the Acer Aspire 8920 once I can sell my old laptop (14") for a fairly decent price.
But I am struggling of which version of 8920 I should get. Two caught my attention though...
1) Price: $1649: 2.5GHz CPU; 4 GB memory; 320GB; Nvidia 9500M GS
2) Price: $1170: 2.0GHz CPU; 4 GB memory; 320GB; Radeon HD 3650
As far as I am concerned; the two graphic cards are not hugely different in performance. Is that $480 difference solely for CPU worth it?
I am not a huge gamer, but I do play some games occasionally and don't mind being blown away by the photo-realistic graphics in the future.
So the thing is, with the 2.5GHz, I may be able to swap with a much better graphics card and able able to play games with awesome graphic a few years down the road; whereas, with only 2.0GHz CPU, you can't really do much.
Acer :: Aspire 5720z4gb Ram
I am having a problem with my laptop ram install.
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Channels# - Dual
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Acer :: New Aspire 6930G
So far I think its a great notebook for the price. I have'nt ran into any serious issues.
1. Sound - When playing music the sound is ok, However with Bluray or DVDs the sound is very low, even on 100% volume level. I tested the Bluray disc that came with it and the DVD to Twister, and in a quiet room its too low to capture all the details of the sound.
Agian music (ie.MP3s) sound fine, but movies are very low. I tried enabling the Dolby Pro IIx but that didn't help.
2. Webcam - How exactly do I turn it on/off. I found the crystal eye software that works with it automatically turning the camera on, but it has no options to do anything with it. No record button or anything.
I read that Windows Movie Maker can be used, but it does not detect the camera at all.
3. Acer Arcade Deluxe. - The album art of the music that I add does show up. I have them embedded in the idtags, They show up in Vista Media Center however.
4. This is probably more of a Vista issue, but I noticed the hard drive is constanly being access most of the time, and I can't figure out why.
I googled and learned about potential culprits like Superfetch, and Search Indexing, Auto defraging, and Malware Scanners. And after disabling all of that the drive still read/writes like crazy when its idle. In Task Manager, I've discover that a file lsass.exe and svchost.exe are the primary culprits, but I don't know if and how I should disable them.
Acer :: Aspire One 110 Recovery
I have recently got an Acer Aspire One 110 Windows XP Version with 1GB ram for my girlfriend as an xmas present. Anyway while I was setting everything up for her i.e. firefox & msn etc. I spotted in the programs that there was nothing to do with Acer at all i.e. erecovery management, and the only thing was the Acer PDF manual. I then proceeded to look in disk management (right click my computer > manage) and to my shock there was no PQSERVICE or any sort of a recovery partition! The only partition was the main Windows partition! I thought maybe it was because the SSD hard disk is only 8GB. I decided to take a look at the 2 disk that I got supplied as I thought that these were the only possibe way to restore if you had an external disk drive. The 2 disk were labeled System CD & Windows XP Home Edition SP3, The System CD disk was 500MB in size and the Windows one was 2.54GB! That must be the recovery DVD then.
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Acer :: Aspire 7520G CPU
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ADM Turion 64x2 1.90 Ghz.
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3 GB RAM.
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Acer :: Aspire 8930G
Basically, the laptop can't find any wireless networks in range, normally it finds several.
I know the wireless router / internet are fine because if I plug the Ethernet cable into the laptop from the router, the laptop goes online and likewise my old laptop will connect to the internet via wireless straight away.
On my new laptop, I've tried several ways to make it find the router but all it says is it can't find anything. I've clicked diagnosis why it can't find anything and it comes up with wireless is currently OFF and needs turning on by a button normally found on the top or side of the laptop.
I've clicked the button and it's 100% on, yet it keeps telling me it's not. The orange wireless light which normally comes on when it is connected isn't coming on either.
Any ideas? I've restarted the laptop and reset the router but nothing and I haven't changed anything, it just went off last night whilst on MSN and browsing eBay.
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Acer :: Aspire 7730
Acer Aspire 7730 584G16Mn System bios v0.3509
I want to run xp on this pre-installed vista home basic laptop and to cut a long story short have installed xp in Sata Mode: Ide because all the other methods tried ie:nlite slipstreaming have not worked for me
Now I have xp working I would like to enable AHCI mode in the bios but the various tutorials Ive looked at so far have been unsuccessful.
Has anyone who has this model Aspire 7730 been successful in this procedure or knows a way that has worked for others?
I repeat that this should be a procedure that is Aspire 7730 specific as I feel this is the key.
Acer :: Aspire 6920G RAM 3GB Or 4GB
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Acer :: Aspire External Lcd On DVI
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Acer :: Aspire 6930
I've just purchased an Acer Aspire 6930. It came with an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD and a HDMI out port. The weird thing is that if I can't play HD-DVDs or BlueRay discs, then what's the point of having it? Can anyone tell me why they setup that way?
Acer :: Aspire One Processor
I bought an Aspire One at Costco with an 11.6" screen. I love the extra real estate, however I am concerned about the processor, which is only 1.25gig. I have the option of taking this machine back. I did not realize that this was not a 1.6gig processor when I purchased it. Anyone have any experience with this model?
Acer :: Aspire 6920Ginternet
I've been at university for 3/4 of a year now, so I know this isnt the fault of the uni's routers. My friends are also able to play internet games with ease.
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control panel > network & internet > internet options > connections > LAN settings and then enable a proxy server in order to make the internet connect at all.
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Im not sure why this has suddenly happened. I don't know what I've deleted but I know its probably something important. Or maybe it just happened randomly,
Acer :: Aspire 9410z XP
I recently downgraded to XP due to the fact that Vista is a piece of crap as everyone knows. I slipstreamed SATA and took a while to find all the drivers.... finally got everything including the Wireless working.. Alright heres were the problems start..... my computer randomly starts lagging out of no where.... crashing + BSOD.... and yeah.... When my comp is about to crash the hard drive tends to make.... abnormal noises. And when the computer starts lagging it doesnt matter how many programs I have running.
I would like to stay with XP but I will go back to Vista if I have to to fix these problems.... I dont know if im missing drivers or if the computer is being weird because its built for vista... or if something is wrong with the hard drive...
Acer :: Aspire 8920 - Low Fps
I have a Aspire 8920 and I run World of Warcraft and I had terrible problems with low fps, when I check my cpu monitor thing in windows side bar when the low fps happens I see that its maxed at 100% so I had sent my machine back to Acer to be repaired and they have aparently replaced the graphix card.
I have the machine back now and Im still having major issues trying to run WoW, the only way I get a steadyish frame rate is if I have to have all settings down to min which obviously makes the game play a little naff. With any increase in setting raiding is an inpossibility, its just unplayable.
Is this machine of capable spec to be able to run it effienciently or should I get a big hammer and smash it to bits? or is there more of a underlying problem that acer may not of picked up on at the time? or is there something that I can do to enhance it performance.
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Acer :: Aspire 5672 + Win 7
This is just my attempt to put Windows 7 on my Aspire 5672.
I know its an older model now, heck it came out in 2006 before even Vista. So I've kept it on Win XP for quite a while, hoping Vista drivers would be worked on. Now that I'm cleaning out all the junk, I figure might as well reformat. Sadly Acer doesn't provide Vista drivers for this model.
Might as well try Windows 7 RC and try finally moving to 64-bit.
Windows 7 installs smoothly, no fuss. Getting drivers is now the issue.
If I can get the minimal devices to work with the same usage as I had under XP, I'll stick with Win 7.
- Video: this uses the Mobility Radeon x1600. Sadly ATI deliberately does not support it through their Catalyst drivers. So have to use the Mobility Modder.
Sadly it doesn't seem to work for the latest Catalyst versions
Ultimately I went with DNA-ATI drivers which are pre-modded.
9.4 removes support for everything but their HD 2000 and higher series.
9.3 causes a WDM crash
9.2 seems to work okay
One thing now is that the driver is unsigned and won't load. Using the Driver Signature Override tool doesn't seem to work, nor the test mode bcdedit switch...........
Acer :: How Do You ID And Get Rid Of Bloatware On The Aspire
It was easy to get rid of the Acer games--most of those are trial versions anyway.
But what about these?
Acer Arcade Deluxe - Acer games have been deleted, keep the arcade for videos, music, pictures, or let WMP, Media Center handle these?
MS Office - trialware At some point I may buy MS Office. Do I need these as placeholders?
One Note 2007
Word 2007 - haven't used, but have some old Word docs may need to open. M$ replaced Word with "Works Word Processor" in MS Works.
MS Office Live Add-in
Office Live Add-in help
Office Live Add-in workplace
Windows Defender - replaced by MSE--still needed?
Vista "My Stationary" - have one letterhead template created from MS Works. rest probably won't get used.
NTI Backup Now 5 - think these two were freebies from Acer "partners" for registering, and solicit you to buy the "full" version
NTI Media Maker 8
Software Informer - must've downloaded this, but don't know if it's reliable, and if it's a good idea to let third-party software update by itself...............