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Q: Is the DC jack in Aspire R14 R5-471T easily replac...

The jack seems to be loose and the ac power cord will no longer charge the battery.

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You may want to post your computers specs. Such as what os you have.
 

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These are the specs:
Acer Aspire V5 Touch with Windows 8.1
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If you need more info let me know, I still have everything for it.
 

A:Acer Aspire issues; Games no longer work

If you are talking about the games that are loaded by a app. You will need to uninstall the app. Then reinstall the app. I have no ideal why this happens . But I have seen it more then once.
 

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Is the laptop reporting 8GB of memory installed? If it is, you should be okay
 

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Please help!
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A:Acer Aspire 5552 won't stay on

First of all. Why do you have to hit certain area or for that matter. Multiple areas. It may still be running to hot. Or something was damage when you put in back togather. If it is running to hot . It may need new thermal pads.
 

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A:Extremely High Temperatures with Acer Aspire 5552G-7641

Speedfan is not accurate 95% of the time. Tell me the readings using Realtemp: http://www.techpowerup.com/realtemp/.
 

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A:Front audio jack panel wont disconnect in any way

Have you checked out the Sound section in Control Panel. Also check Device Manager.
 

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A:Black screen problem (Acer Aspire 4745G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 512MB)

Try this:
1) Uninstall the all AMD software with this AMD Uninstall tool.
2) Restart your PC.
3) Download and install the latest stable driver (13.4) from here: http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/radeon_win7-64.aspx
 

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A:Headphone and Microphone Jack won't Work Together

Turn off the insertion detection on realtek. Top-right corner somewhere, from memory.
 

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If you need any more info, please ask. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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A:Getting 5.1 surround through S/PDIF 3.5mm jack

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The laptop model is a HP Pavillion dv6-1007tx.

Thanks in advance.

EDIT: When I plug in a HDMI cable to the laptop, sound comes through my TV.
 

A:No sound through headphone jack or laptop speakers

Do you see any yellow (!) in the device manager? Are you sure you have installed the proper audio driver for Windows 7 64 or 32 bit?
 

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I remember having a similar issue years ago and it turned out my speakers were analog and the card was digital. When I swapped something out, I had to correct the settings on the speaker.
 

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This may be a better option for you:
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Try running one memory at a time... first one module, then the other..

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Try formatting the new drive using something like this:
http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/download.html
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A:My Acer Aspire 4741G laptop sounds suddenly stopped working

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A:Acer Aspire laptop won't turn on

How old is this laptop?
 

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A:Acer Aspire won't turn on...

Did you remove the battery when pressing the power button for 45 seconds?
 

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There's no way to upgrade a video card in a laptop unless it's something from ASUS, MSI, Alienware, (If you're lucky)

But even if you could, the upgrade would probably be anywhere from $200-$600+ maybe even more. Old 7900GTX Go cards are still fetching roughly $100 on Ebay
 

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A:Acer Aspire 5749 drivers

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A:My Acer Aspire 5520 won't start

The motherboard has probably failed
 

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And this is what Sound in Control Panel looks like.


 

A:Audio jack problem

It sounds like a hardware issue - when you plug the phones in, the plug should deflect a contact in the socket, either breaking the connection to the speakers, or tripping a circuit which does that electronically. If you can access the works of the socket, you may be able to fix it by bending the contact (slightly!) so it works, else replace the socket.
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The first one takes most folks two hours... after you have done a couple, perhaps 20 to 25 minutes. Of find a friendly tech who knows Acer and where to order the part..
 

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Can anyone help me?


W/r


Ivan
 

A:Acer Aspire Z5610

Download manual here:
http://www.retrevo.com/support/Acer-Z5610-Desktops-manual/id/23580ci568/t/2/
 

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If adding the old RAM doesn't change the way it behaves there is another issue.

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A:Changing jack headset properties

You mentioned you plugged the headphones into your keyboard. Could you provide the details of your motherboard?
 

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Identify the make of your hard drive and then use one of the links below to get the manufacturers diagnostic for ISO CD. Burn the image file to a CD, boot the PC with the disc in the drive and run the diagnostics. You first need to set the CD drive to 1st in the boot order in the Bios setup.

If you do not have an image burner use this free software to make the CD.

http://www.isoimageburner.com/



ExcelStor: http://www.excelstor.com/eng/support.php?sub_id=3

Hitachi/IBM: http://www.hitachigst.com/support/downloads/

Samsung: http://www.samsung.com/global/business/hdd/support/downloads/support_in_es.html

Seagate, Maxtor & Quantum:http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads

Western Digital:http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?lang=en

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Toshiba Fujitsu: http://sdd.toshiba.com/main.aspx?Path=SoftwareUtilities#diagnostic

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You need a 2 1/2" laptop hard drive either SATA or IDE. Be sure to remove the drive and check for this before you buy a replacement laptop hard drive
 

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A:Acer Aspire laptop won't turn on

This is not an easy one to help with without have the laptop in my own hands. You will most likely find that there is a bad connection somewhere that is being broken when the base is fitted. Have a good look at all the ribbon cable connections as one has probably worked loose.
 

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A:Aspire 5535 power issue

What is the condition of the battery? Will the laptop shut down with the battery removed? That audible "click" could be a failing internal fan. Open up the laptop and make sure that the fans are clean and that they move freely
 

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What could I try next?
 

A:Acer Aspire 1680: messed up LCD

Yikes! "so I disassembled the whole laptop, cleared all the dust, undone and re-done all the connections but with no luck!"... I hope you have experience with repairing laptops

You could compound the troubles 1000 fold by doing this without experience.

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Have you installed all the Windows 7 updates including Service Pack 1?
 

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Thanks!!!!
 

A:Acer Aspire AX1200-U1520A won't start

Need input!

Do they show signs of power? Lights? Fans? anything?

Those are the low profile desktops and are plagued with failing motherboards and graphics cards.
 

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A:Acer Aspire 5610z will not turn on, even when plugged in

I would agree its a battery problem too.

Double check your power supply voltages and laptop power socket for damage, Other than that. New battery
 

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A:Acer Aspire 5315 keyboard setup, capslock problem

The keyboard may be defective
 

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A:Maybe video card problem with Aspire 7738g

Between the time you bought the laptop and when the problems started have you installed any additional software that is running in the background like anti virus software. Anything that is running when you play a game will leave less available memory for the game to use.

When you installed windows 7 did you update all the drivers for the new OS. This link has a facility to check compatability of the PC with windows 7, run it and see if there are any problems listed.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/windows-7/en-us/default.aspx

Click on Start and then right click on Computer and select properties, this will show the available memory, see if that is enough to meet the minimum requirements of the games you are using.

This could also be an overheating problem, download this free software and set it to display the CPU temps in the taskbar.

http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/

What did you use to check for Malware, run this free scanner.

http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php
 

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hello,

bit of a problem I have.

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I even prised open the front part of the laptop to see if there was anything there just incase it was broke/missing

any ideas?

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A:Front mic on laptop cq70 not recognizing 3.5mm jack

Obvious answer is that your external mic is faulty...but you say it has been tested and does work. I would test it further, on another pc, or can you plug it into an audio recorder mic socket and make a recording? Also some (electret) microphones need a 1.5 Volt cell to power the element inside them, so does it need a new cell?
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It is a very common fault on audio equipment with headphone socket.
When you plug the mic into the socket a small contact should move over and disconnect the pc's internal mic, and connect the external one. This can fail over time and use, it can be repaired, but really means a new socket to be fitted to the motherboard.
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A:Some help with my Acer Aspire 6920G

pretty much like an overheating problem.

try to discover the service cover below the laptop and clean the dust off. my 5930G (which is pretty much same as 6920G) has been throwing low fps every few seconds. re-applied thermal gel and it's as good as new.
 

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A:Acer Aspire One D260 (AOD260) blinking battery LED

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:No available jack info

The new hard drive needs to be seen by the motherboards bios first. You could have used the new hard drive's manufacturers install software made for DOS in XP. Check Dell's support site for the proper Windows 7 drivers. Do not use the driver disc provided by Dell, if this is what you have. If you still can't get the sound to work, the motherboard isn't actually suited for Windows 7
 

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A:Replacing an Acer Aspire One D255 keyboard

This is a video of the keyboard removal procedure...
Acer Aspire One Keyboard Removal Video l
 

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A:Acer Aspire 5520 won't turn on

Remove the battery and the AC adapter. Press and hold the power button down for around a minute then release the button, and apply the AC adapter and see if the laptop will boot normally
 

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Boot into Bios, usually by hitting F8 as soon as the POST screen appears and see if the hard drives are both recognised. If the spare drive does not show in the Bios it either has a fault or it is not correctly connected.

What OS is on the PC.
 

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A:Acer Aspire 5742G

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A:Acer Aspire 5920

This not something that can be dealt with here as it will need to be looked at by an experienced technician to see what damage has occured to the mobo and/or battery. The power supply you got with the wrong voltage may well be damaged also. If you are very lucky the charger may have a thermal overload in it and your PC may have a fuse or the battery has been wrecked which could be the reason why it won't turn on.

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Try a cooling pad.
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A:Acer Aspire 3820T vs Asus UL30VT

Since I got no replies... maybe I can rephrase the question another way.

What is the real-world difference between the core i3 350m versus the core 2 duo SU7300?
 

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Link
 

A:Acer Aspire 4810TZ has bad LCD display

link broken?

I would personally return it.
 

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A:Salvaging HDD from broken Acer Aspire 6530

If it's a faulty power board, ( likely to be a regulator chip ), it's very repairable.
The Data on your hard drive is almost certainly ok.
You can connect up the laptop's hard drive to another pc, (as a secondary drive) and explore the drive, save files off of it, no trouble.
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A:Acer Aspire laptop video freeze after resume sleep mode

Have it looked at under warranty
 

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A:Fax to pc without phone jack

...my pc doesnt have a phone jack...Click to expand...

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(2) it is possible to upgrade anything on this laptop [besides the hard drive]?
(3) if so, what would you recommend?
(4) i am looking for a really fast system that I can use for gaming and net surfing

Here are my laptop Specifications:


AMD Athlon II Dual-Core Processor P340 - (1MB L2 cache, 2.20GHz)
Acer CineCrystal HD+ 17.3" 1600 x 900 pixel resolution
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640GB 5400Rpm Hard drive
Iintegrated Super-Multi drive
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ATI Radeon HD 4250 Graphics
802.11b/g/N WLAN - Gigabit LAN
Built In Acer Webcam
Windows 7 Home Premium

* I already have a 2TB external hard drive.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
 

A:Can I upgrade anything on my Acer Aspire #7551-3029 laptop?

"i am looking for a really fast system that I can use for gaming and net surfing"...

Do you have $3,000 plus to spend on a laptop? I had a $3,500 Sony Vaio notebook with 8GB of system memory. It's Windows gaming experience number was 5.9

What is your Windows 7 Experience number dealing with graphics? My desktop graphics number is 6.9. That Acer might be 3 if you're lucky. Most likely its around 1.5. It is a decent laptop for anything besides gaming
 

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I have just gotten this thing. I decided to update the drivers since it seems that they are all at least 6 months old. The Acer updater says that there aren't any updates for it, but I browsed the net and techspot driver site and found a few. Namely realtek HD Audio driver. Found some BIOS updates as well. However I can't find the chipset update and I am not really sure about the rest being correct.
I am not used to laptops and don't want to install the wrong drivers and ruin it all.
So my question is: "where do You look for the drivers?" Can you share some links?
The support page on Acer's website has no chipset updates at all.
 

A:Who has Acer Aspire 5552?

I would personally stick to the Acer supported drivers, unless there is a specific reason you need to look elsewhere, like for example, something not working as it should.
 

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Hi,

I just installed windows XP on my daughters Acer Aspire One (Model ZG5) as it had linux but all her friends ran windows. Windows in stall but there are no network or wireless drivers.

It ran wireless fine under linux (had a little switch on the front to put it on) but now nothing.

Has anyone any ideas what i need to do to get it running wirelessly and linked up to my router.

thanks,

Stuart
 

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Hey all,

I was wondering if at all it was possible to upgrade my Acer Aspire 5810T laptop.

Help and advice appreciated
 

A:Possible to upgrade Acer Aspire CPU?

The best way to increase performance in this laptop is to increase system memory to the max allowed. If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows, 4GB total memory is allowed. For a 64-bit Windows, 8GB is max allowed. There are a total of 2 memory slots for two 2GB DDR3 1066 modules or two 4GB DDR3 1066 modules. Upgrading CPU's if possible, won't do much for increased performance
 

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Hello Everyone.

I have an Acer Asprire 7540 which wil not boot any further than the bios.

I can enter the bios and change settings but once this is done all I get is a black screen.

I have changed the boot up sequence to CD in order that I can reformat or re-load the recovery disc, but this has no joy - still black screen after the save and exit.

The problem started after a reboot. I had previously been downloading a torrent before the re-boot. No warnings from an up to date AV.

Hope you can help.

Mike
 

A:Acer Aspire 7540 will not boot past BIOS

Should have mentioned the OS is Windows 7
 

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hi m8'ts i was trying to fix problem o aspire 7520g , well i failed. the problem is that when i switch on the laptop i see only one blik of green light at hdd icon and thats it . the laptop fan runs for a not more than 20 sec. on screen no response at all not acer logo , what i did i checked the video card which is ok the same is with memory and cpu all these modules work properly -- benn tested on other same model laptop... some guys told me that the problem might be on hardware side of Motherboard .. but still i don't belive in that so here is my question to you guys : is it possible that this problem might be on screen it self side or bios chip ?????
 

A:Aspire 7520g boot problem

Replace the motherboard...
 

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