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    Question Laptop shuts off while under heavy/light load

    Hello, For many months now I have had issues with my laptop turning off without notice whenever it is under relatively heavy load (lately, having several internet tabs and Photoshop has been enough). As if somebody pulled out the battery, without any warning or crash message/log. After it has...
  2. DocPr3dator

    Question HELP !! Black horizontal lines flickering

    I have an Acer Predator Helios 500 i7-8750H NVIDIA GTX 1070 16GB RAM DDR4 1TB HDD 256 GB SSD 1080p G-sync enabled 144HZ display and i have been getting flickering horizontal black lines all across the screen wile gaming or even when idling it keeps on getting worse upto a point that the screen...
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    Question Acer Nitro 5 Arrow Key Hinge Removal

    I've been trying to remove the hinge of this type of key but I couldn't find any safe way to remove it. I'm trying to switch it with one of my other key hinges that I don't use because its squeaky. I tested it with one of the keys I don't use and you may see that I have already failed to remove...
  4. hillaryous

    Question Laptop LCD monitor doesn't work with one laptop but will work on the other laptop.

    Hello, recently my laptop monitor screen stopped working. At first I thought it was just a dead LCD monitor as the laptop works well when connected to a TV via HDMI cable. So, before buying a new LCD and replace the 'dead' one, today I decided to try swapped the 'dead' LCD with an LCD from...
  5. Naroa

    Question Why does my screen turn black when I use my pen? (Acer Spin 5)

    About 6 months ago, I bought an Acer Spin 5, which comes with a pen. I started using the computer right away, and I wrote some notes on my computer. After a few minutes of writing on the screen with the pen, the screen turned black. The computer was on, but the screen wasn't working. It came...
  6. Shrey30

    Question No beep sound when connecting charger! Acer nitro 5

    I have an acer nitro 5 (AN515-52 to be specific). I used to get a beep sound when I connected my charger or unplugged it but not anymore. I had been getting that sound for 8 - 9 months now, but it suddenly stopped playing. The beep sound was helpful as if I was in full screen mode I would I get...
  7. AstroAvocado

    Question Acer Swift 1 SF114 wont boot up, but keyboard lights up.

    So my Acer Swift 1 won't boot up, there are no sounds of fans or hard drives loading however the keyboard will light up. Here are the troubleshoots I have done with no success. Reset button on the back for 60 seconds. Power button for 60 seconds at various times. Removed battery then heled...
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    Solved! I have a Acer Nitro 5 AN545-54 and was wondering if there is anyway I can turn in into a touch screen and fold it for drawing apps? Thanks!

    I want to be able to fold in completely in half and be able to use a stylus and my fingers for drawing. This computer is still brand new and my dad isn't gonna get me another one till I go to college and that's in like 3 years. I don't know anything about this kind of stuff so it would be great...
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    Solved! Looking for price suggestions for laptop I'm selling.

    I'm trying to sell an Acer Aspire 7 A715-71G, used for a bit over a year (Edit: Should also mention the CPU up time is 203 hours), I've looked on Amazon and seen that new ones seem to be 1400$ new, and I've seen a listing for 800$ used. The laptop is in mint condition, all is working well and...
  10. aaron17_07

    Solved! ACER Aspire E14 Black Screen

    I have an old Aspire E 14 (E5-475-37MN) and recently, after a windows update my laptop’s display won’t work. After researching, I connected my laptop in an external display and it worked. I wanted to view through my laptop’s display and I did what the solutions told me to; one of which is...
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    Solved! How do I take my data from my Acer Nitro 5 AN517-51-71J2 (ssd) (no boot device)?

    Hello and thank you for allowing me to waste your precious time reading this thread, For the details I will give you, I will try to be simple and not add unnecessary information but please read everything before sending a hasty answer. Rst premium with optane is the default Sata parameter I...
  12. BreakerLol

    Question I made a horrible mistake. | Acer 5740 / Model NO. MS2286

    So, I wanted to fix the Laptop from my little Brother. He plays games on it and it randomly turned off. He stayed it was doing that like every few hours. I thought it overheated. And it was full of dust. After I cleaned it up, plugged only the board in, pressed the button and it turned on! So...
  13. Solved! Does anyone had any experience upgrading BGA CPU?

    Hi, wondering if anyone here had any experience upgrading BGA CPU? I'm planning to upgrade my notebook CPU to higher frequencies. Currently, im using AMD A6-9220e clock at 1.6ghz and boost up to 2.4ghz. The higher spec i can find for this chipset is A6-9220 2.5ghz - 2.9ghz. I do my research...
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    Solved! Power on problem Acer One 10

    Hello everyone. A few days ago I tried to restart my Acer One 10 after hibernating it, but it kept remaining on the initial screen of the Acer logo. I then tried to force the shutdown and turn the computer back on, but seeing that it did not start again, I discharged the battery (pressing the...
  15. zeezeear

    Solved! Can I connect (actively use) two bluetooth devices at once? Windows OS

    I would like to use a bluetooth mouse and bluetooth headphones simultaneously. My laptop is the 2017 Acer Swift 7, with limited (2) USB(c) ports. I am aware that I may purchase a USB extender/hub, but would prefer not to have additional hardware. Thank you in advance for responding!
  16. Ronei Daselva

    Discussion Mouse gets disconnect on acer e1-571.

    I have an Acer E1-571 laptop purchased on Dec. 2014. It has been working fine since then but now my mouse is connecting and disconnecting often. The problem happens most of the time when I connect it on the power supply of my office but it never happened on my home power supply. Approx 10...
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    Question Sizzling/buzzing noise and cracking noise from the inside of the laptop (NOT the fans + tried many things). Please help!

    Hello! I own an Acer Aspire vn-792g, had it for over two years now. I never had any issues with it before. About four months ago, a buzzing/sizzling started to appear from inside of the laptop, approximately from under the left side of the keyboard (HERE'S AUDIO). It's definitely not the...
  18. ruslruslrusl1

    How To SOLUTION - Laptop Plugged In, Not Charging in Windows 7/8/10

    I'm seeing many posts lately about issues in Windows 7/8/10 laptop batteries showing "Plugged in not charging" and after much research and trial and error I wanted to share what finally worked for me. I had this same issue on my Acer Aspire ES1-711 laptop with "non-removable battery" running...
  19. lumos675

    Question a cheap method to get 144hz refresh rate with acer helios 300 2019 and acer monitor GN246HL

    i have bought an acer helios 300 1660ti 2019 version and this laptop don't have dvi port only a mini display port..so i was thinking if its possible for me to have 144hz refresh rate on my old monitor acer GN246HL which supports 144hz but unfortunately no dp support.i was searching about this...
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    Question Built-in keyboard not working (Acer Aspire ES 15 Laptop)

    Hi everyone. I have a strange problem. My laptop's built-in keyboard is not working inside Windows. It is a software-driver problem, because I can open the settings or the boot menu (F12). I can also enter bios and text, and every key works properly. However, when Windows is booted, not a...
  21. JordanNg

    Question No bootable device after screwing up windows reinstall

    Here's what happened: I was trying to reinstall windows using partition. It all went well until I accidentally deleted the partition containing the windows ISO file but not my local disk C and so I panic and thinking that quitting the process would revert the process. It did not and now it is...
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    Question [Acer Nitro 5] Some of my keyboard buttons keep stopping working

    It's not every button, it's just like 10 probably: S, K, O, Ctrl, Backspace and some numbers They randomly freeze and dont want to work when and its so annoying when i play games where the S button is important so like its annoying all the time and it's been like this since like a month ago...
  23. firstlov

    Question Good affordable laptop that can handle sims4 with packs and cc?

    i want to get a laptop that would run sims 4 with cc and the cats & dogs pack (maybe more packs in the future) smoothly, but i dont know anything about laptops... im planning to use it for school work, youtube, and sims 4, and maybe minecraft.. Heres the issue: my budget is 600$ bc im a student...
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    Question PC won't boot after applying thermal paste

    Hello everyone, I had my laptop for more than 4 years now. A few month ago, when i was playing, sometimes there were random fps drops, like if the computer was unplugged, that lasts for a random time. I wasn't able to figure out why at this time, it wasn't a big deal. It happened more and...
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    Question Sager computer vs well known gaming computer brand?

    Hey all, this is my first post on here. I'm shopping for a gaming computer to play mid-high end games and need some advice. It looks like I can spend around $1,799 minimum on an Asus ROG computer with 16 gbs of DDR4 RAM, a Nvidia RTX 2060 6 gb gpu, Intel Core i7 9th generation cpu, 144 hz...
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    Question Acer A315-51-34V8 Storage and Memory upgrade

    I have an Acer A315-51-34V8 laptop and want to upgrade the storage and memory. It currently has a 128GB SSD I am planning to leave that there and use the upgrade bay for the secondary drive. I am not sure what would be the best way to upgrade the storage (I'm open to both SSD and HDD) given the...
  27. sm23

    Question predator hellios 300 freezes weirdly

    Hello guys..! 3 days ago, i bought a acer predator hellios 300 ph315-52 (2019 blue colour) core i5 9th gen, 1660ti 6gb ,16 gb ram , 1tb hdd, 256gb ssd. when i use wifi and leave my laptop ideal for more than 3 minutes it freezes (does not responds, screen is on everything else is just fine, it...
  28. Emma9197

    Question Spilled water on my laptop

    Hello i spilled water on my laptop and i took every possible actions. Removed all the water on the outer side. My laptops battery cant be removed. I was afraid to make damage to my laptop so i didnt open up the bottom. I left it dry for the night and now it wont even turn on. Please is it...
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    Question Will any of these laptops be able to run minecraft efficiently?

    I want a laptop for college work and minecraft so I’ve but found 2 options, but will they be able to run minecraft without lag and with good resolution so it’s clear? The acer aspire 5...
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    Question Aspire V Nitro not booting

    Hey! Having an issue with my laptop not turning on. I was playing a game when suddenly it turned completely off, black screen, no lights, no power down screen. I allowed it to rest for a few minutes but it still wouldn’t turn on. Power supply is good and was previously charging, everything...
  31. Question Laptop for the sims 4: Options & Spec on a budget

    Hi all, my old laptop just gave out & I am on a tight budget for the next few months. I am a casual gamer League/The Sims. & I was wondering if you all could recommend which of these laptops within my price range would run the sims 4 the best. Ideally I'm aiming to play on ultra but if...
  32. evilhny

    Question Can I install WD Green Sata 2.5/7mm SSD on Acer Aspire E15?

    My laptop came with 500GB SATA III HDD. I want to install SSD on it. Will WD Green SATA 2.5/7mm SSD WDS240G2G0A be compatible with my laptop Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-31YC
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    Question Laptop not displaying to internal monitor

    Laptop is an Acer Aspire r3 131t-c1ew. Got new Screen for it as previous one got broken. When that wasnt working I had a bit more of a look and found that the screen cable itself had a few broken wires so assumed that to be the problem. Cable arrived today so i did the switch, but alas still no...
  34. Boxstep

    Question Acer laptop some keys not working(not ordinary)

    Hello, i will keep it short. I changed thermo paste cleaned dust put everything back like i always do. I turned computer on - fan spinning power light on but hdd led blinked once and display was off. I removed ram and hdd few times changed ram slots volia somehow everything worked again what a...
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    Question My laptop refuses to use dedicated Nvidia GPU for games

    Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 17134)(17134.rs4_release.180410-1804) System Manufacturer: Acer System Model: Aspire V3-571G Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.4GHz Memory: 16384MB RAM Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M I've...
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    Question Can I charge my laptop with this adapter?

    I have an SP151-51GN laptop and I would like to charge it with usb-c. I found this and this adapter. Will they charge my laptop? Can I use it to charge a phone?
  37. HolyDog

    Question Boot up not being displayed on Acer Aspire 5

    Whenever I turn on my laptop, the keyboard gets lit, but the boot up process does not get displayed on the screen. There's just a black screen. I never put my laptop down, so I know it's display screen is fine. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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    Question Really bad Laptop performance

    I'm gonna have to go in a bit of detail here so please hang on: I have a 2 years old Acer E5-572G 525V. The laptop was quite a bang for the buck in my limited budget and actually performed better than I expected it to. Everything was good... Then around 4 months back I decided to add another 8...
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    Dell G3 or Acer Nitro 5

    I'm trying to decide on a gaming laptop, and my budget is 600$ to 700$. I have narrowed it down to two choices. The Acer Nitro 5, with a AMD Ryzen 2500U processor, 8gb of RAM, 1tb HDD, and a RX 560 4gb GPU for 619.99$ (675$ with tax), or the Dell G3579 with a Intel i5 8300H, 8gb of RAM, 1tb SSHD...
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    Question Does my Laptop Supports SSD?

    I have Acer ASPIRE E 15 E5-522G-84AK. I wanted to know if My Laptop Supports SSD? If Yes, then which one? SATA II, III, m.2? Also, is there any way I could simultaneously use HDD and SSD both? Thanks :D