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Battery life on Acer Aspire 5000

Q: Battery life on Acer Aspire 5000

Good Morning everyone.

I recentally bought an acer aspire 5000 laptop on craigslist to replace my macbook that was stolen from the coffee shop... looked for another macbook but couldn't find any reasonably priced so decided to give windows 7 a try. it has windows 7 professional installed. 1.8 amd turion 64 processor and 2 gb ram. it needed a battery so i got a new one thru amazon. installed the new battery, charged it until indicator turned green. my question is is 2 2 hours and 10 minutes reasonable battery life or do i need to calibrate the battery monitor? new battery has been installed for almost 2 weeks. my macbook got almost 4 hours on a charge...

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A: Battery life on Acer Aspire 5000

That is normal if you are have power settings to high performance on battery. if you have power settings to power saver mode, then it is a little short of life.

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Hello,

I am working on an Acer Aspire 5000 laptop which just shows the screen saver in normal Windows mode, if it has not been used for a time, and if you press a key it does not allow you to get to the desktop. The OS is Windows XP Home and the laptop is about 2 years old. I have run some diagnostics on the hardware and all looks ok.

I suspected a possible OS corruption, so I reinstalled the OS using the recovery disks, after having backed up all the essential data.

Having performed the reinstall of the OS the laptop is still the same. If I take the battery out and power up the laptop is fine. Could this be an ACPI problem?

Has anyone else come across this problem, and if so did they find a solution?

Many thanks,
Mark

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Thank you in advance for the help.
 

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My problem with this two year old laptop is that I can't turn it on? Someone suggested that it might be the Motherboard? If so, can they be replaced?

How would I go about checking to see if indeed this is the source of the problem?
 

A:Hello...perhaps someone can help me? I have an Acer Aspire 5000 series laptop

Common windows XP error. Check to be sure you have all the driver updates from Acer, then make sure you have all the Microsoft updates.
It is not the motherboard. But the fix is different for every computer brand.
I assume you have scanned for virus and spyware, in both normal and Safe Mode.
If you have a copy of Windows XP disk that will allow a Repair mode from a cold boot, that usually takes care of it, otherwise.
 

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Do you mean video "driver"?
 

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A:Acer Aspire 5000 15.4" screen replacement

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A:Where do I find a windows 7 video driver for my Acer Aspire 5000

The obvious choice would be Acer's website.

Sooner or later, Windows 7 update may offer it to you

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I would contact Acer, since the laptop is still within the warranty period. There are programs out there that can "fix" errors like this. Most likely you just have a bad battery pack in your laptop.

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Is the battery something I can replace myself and if so where do I find it in the laptop?Yes, the replacement of the battery is very easy:You'll find a latch #2 located on the bottom of the laptop. You have to insert a suitable tool into the latch and slide to release the battery #1.Here is a replacement battery for your laptop: Link

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Hello, Try this procedure and after charge the battery with the laptop shut down: 1. Shut down your laptop2. Disconnect the AC adapter3. Wait few minutes4. Follow this procedureNote: The battery reset pinhole is marked with this symbol on the bottom of the laptop.

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A:Acer Aspire v3-571g, Won't turn on with battery on...

Hello, A stupid question:Have you performed a power reset?

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A:Acer Aspire-951822 (Battery Trouble)

Yup, that's it. So the battery is internal, but I'd like to go over a power reset just to make sure.
 
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A:Acer Aspire R7 can not boot when Battery plug on

If it was me, I would suspect the battery enough to buy one. I think if it was power management Hardware, it wouldn't work on power either.

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http://community.acer.com/t5/Legacy-Laptops-and-Netbooks/My-Acer-Aspire-5742-is-recommending-a-new-battery-what-type-size/td-p/437691/jump-to/first-unread-message
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Do you have screen brightness set to 100%? The screen is the biggest drain on the battery.Try calibrating the new battery so it can get a sense of run time.http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/11574/~/how-do-i-calibrate-my-battery%3FIf you upgraded to Windows 8, you will have to go through settings to get to Safe mode.Keep it plugged in until you start Safe mode.http://www.digitalcitizen.life/5-ways-boot-safe-mode-windows-8-windows-81

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Hello, As your laptop is under warranty, you should contact your Acer support.

http://community.acer.com/t5/V-and-VN-Series-Laptops/Acer-Aspire-VN7-791G-battery-reporting-0-but-fully-charged/td-p/426603/jump-to/first-unread-message
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So the laptop will not turn on at all? Does it act the same if you remove the battery? If not the the adapter may be faulty, the DC jack in the laptop may have broken, or there's a motherboard failure in the laptop.

Testing with a known good and compatible power adapter would be the next step.

How old is the laptop, is it still under warranty?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/acer-aspire-5552-charging-battery-issue.1051318/
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Try a cooling pad.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Logitec...&ref=06&loc=01&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=9713593
 

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A:new battery not detected Acer Aspire 9300 5349

I have the exact same laptop and I'm encountering the exact same problem. Have you gotten anywhere? Will flashing the BIOS help? I'm about to return my new battery.
 

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Since we don't know the description and specifications of that laptop's original battery and replacement battery, it's difficult to answer your question.
I'm guessing you have an Acer Aspire 7740 laptop that came with Windows 7 or 8, 32-bit or 64-bit.

What's the complete model number of that laptop?
There should be a dash and additional numbers after 7740 that comprises the complete model number.
What's the serial number and/or SNID number on that laptop?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/acer-aspire-7740-laptop-battery-not-recognized.1160278/
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HALP PLEASE
 

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If it's only two weeks or so old, is there a reason you can't take it back and have it exchanged or repaired free under warranty?
 

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A:my Laptop battery Acer Aspire One D250 won't charge to 100

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A:Acer Aspire 5536 Not Powering Up. Plugged in and Charges Battery Fine.

see if you get anything with the hard drive removed

any sound when you start like fan running
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/acer-aspire-5536-not-powering-up-plugged-in-and-charges-battery-fine.1070330/
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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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Gary
 

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System Information:

XP Pro SP2
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A:Will old aspire 5000 series notebooks get drivers ...

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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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A:Battery Life

  
Quote: Originally Posted by hethoofd


Hi everyone!

I couldn't find a discussion on battery life in Windows 7, so I decided to create a thread.

I recently installed Windows 7 Build 6956 on my laptop to try it for some time. I'm liking it so far. Using the Balanced power option in 7 I'm getting maybe 20 minutes longer battery life compared to using the Power Saver option in Vista. I'm guessing this is a good improvement since Balanced still allows full performance when needed and Vista cuts performance. I haven't tried Power Saver in 7 yet, but I guess it might give me a little extra time.

Has anyone else timed their battery life?

PS: I also noticed a difference in wake up time from sleep when I open the laptop lid. Windows 7 takes just a second to wake up and Vista takes about 4-5 seconds. Has anyone else noticed this difference?


Hey hethoofd,

I havent got around to running 7 on battery yet, but yes I am suitably impressed by Startup, wakeup, from both sleep and hibernate and reboot times.

The power saving that I have seen so far seems also pretty impressive. I am mainly surfing the forums not the best of tests but it does allow me to see how 7 switches down during periods of inactivity.

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if the motherboard battery does go dead, when you boot it up you'll probably get a "CMOS Checksum " error....

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A:Y40 - Battery life only last 30 min

In response to customer reports of unexpected battery gauge behavior on Y40-70 and Y40-80 laptops, Lenovo determined the battery gauge software is performing as expected. The unusual gauge results being reported are a reflection of the battery reaching end of life.
 
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Strategies for conserving battery power
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