Acer :: Aspire One Is So Very Very Slow

Jan 30, 2009

Last week I bought a small Aspire One 1.6 Ghtz Wind. XP with 1 gig ram and it is the slowest laptop I have ever owned.

I boot up and get on line, and then I have a 30 - 40 sec wait every single time I try to change screens.

The problem is not booting up, or even getting on line, but it takes too long to get from screen to screen once I am on line.

Before I throw this away, as I can not return it, please, what do I do with this $300 doorstop?

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My netbook runs very slow when on battery power. I've tried every power option and while "Home/Office" seems to work the best (even better than "Always On"), it still runs slower than when plugged in. I'd like to get the same performance on battery that I get when plugged in, even though I understand I may have to sacrifice battery life. Is there a way to do this, or at least to improve battery performance?

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Apr 21, 2009

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Mar 9, 2009

Why is my brand new Acer Aspire 7530 so slow?

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RAM: 4 GB DDR2
HDD: 320 GB (rpm 5400)
Nvidia GeForce 9400M Hybrid SLI (256 MB)

I have an HP Pavilion dv6827, which I bought last summer, and it is so much quicker.

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L2-Cache: 2x512 KB
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I have checked hardwares and see that:
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- RAM: OK
- Wifi, Ethernet, Bluetooth: OK
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(Both of OS Win 7/8/8.1/10 Preview and MS Office software are installed from the iso files downloaded from Microsoft websites)
 
I carried it to Acer Service Center, but they could not find out any problem with HDD and missed to check the compatibility of BIOS with HDD.

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Sep 24, 2009

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Jan 6, 2010

I have an Acer Aspire 7520 that is 2 years old, the system specs are:

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- 4 GB DDR2.
- 500 GB HDD.
- NVIDIA GeForce 7000M.

It worked fine for a year but starting the second year, the sound card started to fail, and by that I mean that the sound sometimes works and sometimes it doesn't, but I solved this problem by buying an external sound card.

Two months ago I accidentally hit the laptop in the wall and after that incident the Graphics card can't process anything that requires high or medium graphics for example:

-When I play 720p videos the video runs very slow, it should be noted that I used to play 720p withouth any problem before the accident.

-The Windows Experience Index for Graphics went from 3.4 to 2.0 after the accident.

-Games that used to run at 30-40 FPS, now run at 2 - 3 FPS max.

- Windows AERO runs very slow now, so I if I want to use windows I have to run Windows Classic theme.

Things I've done:

1) Format my PC and tried different OSs XP, 7.
2) Flash the BIOS.
3) Change the Hard Drive with another one.
4) Change the RAM.
None of these things worked.

Does anyone know what might be causing this problem?

- screen went bad?
- Graphics card went bad?
or ?

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my notebook is an ACER Aspire 5920g.

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My problem:

I am playing "Dragon Age: Origins" and, for the first time, a game is very, very slow. I already reduced the graphics in game, i already searched better drivers for the graphic card and got no better results. Besides that, the latests drivers recommended for my graphic card has unusual results in windows: sometimes, it blinks!

I already re-installed my Windows Vista to get better results... and got the same.

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So I reinstalled my windows on my laptop, a few months ago and after that I noticed that my games load very slow.(All games).
  
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I was concerned enough that I booked a call with an ISP tech who was here today. He tried several download tests with a test site provided by the company and found that the new laptop was download/transfering data at around 200-400Kb/sec while the old laptop was getting download speeds of 1.6Mb/sec.

The AV programs and firewalls were disabled for each of the tests. Tried updating the driver on the new laptop but it had the newest driver available.

I deleted the driver and rebooted with no better results. I have an email out to Acer as of an hour or so ago and am awaiting a response from their tech.

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Oct 11, 2009

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is this normal ? Hard disk is WD scorpio black 320gb

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Jan 7, 2009

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Jul 27, 2009

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Dec 12, 2008

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Oct 28, 2009

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If I go to Safe Mode it works normal.

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Aug 31, 2009

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Sep 27, 2009

Even as I am typing this it takes like 4 seconds for the words to appear on the screen!

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I have installed windows 7 ultimate 64 bit (original copy) and it came with vista hp 32 bit

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Normal use cpu usage is 20-30%!

I spent 1200 on this laptop having never spent more than 650, the attraction was the blu ray player and big screen along with good spec. It is performing worse than my old toshiba p300!

I expected a big difference in performance but I am just having these issues.

Is the issue that I am using windows 7 or do you think my machine could be faulty? It does NOT get hot when using it like my toshiba did but it just gets sluggish very often. Also when using task manager it says firefox using 30% cpu usage and no other processes using anything yet it says 100% - doesnt add up?! Does anyone know what that means?

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Jun 6, 2009

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how to make it run better with Aero?

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