Acer

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  1. seagullrocck

    Question Is my graphics driver broken or is it the screen itself ?

    I recently noticed that the screen of my Acer Nitro 5 2019 laptop has been acting weird. Just below my taskbar, there's a fine black line across the screen that flickers. I tried updating my discrete driver but it didn't do anything. I tried scanning using the command prompt but it said that...
  2. Sankalp7

    Question USB Problem when laptop is charging ?

    When Laptop is connected to charger the USB devices keep disconnecting and reconnecting, but when laptop is not charging everything works fine. I have dual-boot, Windows 11 and Linux (UBUNTU) , same problem in both OS. I have tried same usb devices in other laptop . they work fine in other...
  3. Aduar97

    Question Second monitor problem at startup

    I have an MSI GS66 connected to a Dell P2210 1680x1050@60hz (HDMI to DVI) and Acer ET322QK 4K@30hz (Type-C to HDMI). Laptop screen is defective so it is disconnected. Whenever I shutdown the laptop and turn it back on, the Acer says no signal. But when I close the laptop and then open and turn...
  4. jaksn97

    Question Acer TC-603 G3 DX4885 MS-7829 motherboard pcie slot power

    Hello, does this ''beast''motherboard have up to 75w from pcie slot? and is r9 270x ok for this motherboard? Couple of days ago my gigabyte gtx 970 g1 died on me so im looking for something to wait this crazy times. My power supply is Bequiet L8 530w bronze Found Asus r9 270x for 60$ but im...
  5. Question No bootable device screen appears after Windows 10 blue screen “driver power state failure” on Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54 gaming laptop

    I think the blue screen occurred after the laptop screen was slammed to it’s closing position. After restarting it - no bootable device screen appears. The laptop was functioning completely fine before this had happened. I also went through BIOS and I’m pretty sure it recognizes the hard drive...
  6. R

    [SOLVED] One of my worst days working on a laptop

    Today was working on a laptop that the case was completly destroyed , the job was to transfer that laptop motherboard,ram and HDD to another laptop that was the same model but with a motherboard issue . All went well exept one thing , the mouse connector have broken .... The plastic thing that...
  7. Crocforce

    Question PC keeps freezing/deadlocking after about 5 minutes of inactivity

    Hi, So I've had this weird problem ever since I got my PC (Acer Predator p03-630) back in September, where if I leave my PC unattended ranging from a few minutes to a couple of hours, it just completely freezes / deadlocks on me, no BSOD or dump file created or nothing of that matter. The only...
  8. TheFlash1300

    Question Does Acer Aspire A315-22 have replacable SSD and CPU?

    Hello. The laptop i currently use is Acer Aspire A315-22. Does this laptop have a replaceable battery and SSD? I know the RAM and the CPU are soldered, but what about the battery and the SSD? Will i be able to replace the battery and the SSD when the battery life ends, and the SSD's write/erase...
  9. TheFlash1300

    Question How do i start S.M.A.R.T in Windows 10?

    Hello. Can someone tell me how do i start S.M.A.R.T in my Windows 10 laptop, so i can see how many write/erase cycles my SSD was produced with, how many were used, and how many are left? The laptop i use currently is a budged version - ACER Aspire 3. Explain to me what do i need to do in...
  10. G

    Question Camera not working acer Helios 300 (USB boot)

    hello Since two days my acer laptop's camera isn't working be it in the browser or the camera app. It gives me the error ERROR 0xA00F424A(0x80070018) <media capture failed event>. I tried everything I could find online, resetting the camera app, re-installing the driver although the camera is...
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    Question Fitting an old SSD to new Tower

    My old all in one (2010) has finally broken. I had fitted an SSD quite a while ago - a 3.5 SATA in a tray - and this was the boot drive. I have now a new Acer Aspire, not as high spec'd as I would like but it will do for now. I have already upgraded memory and I now want to add the old ssd to...
  12. R

    Question Laptop screen pressure spot when touching back cover ?

    Hi, I have acer nitro 5 laptop. when I touching back cover (bottom-right) with pressure, i can see the white pressure spot. (I have a obsessions) But when I touching another parts of back cover I can't see pressure spot. is it normal? or I'm very obsessions? Cuz one of my friend put their hand...
  13. Z

    Question Hdmi to Display port adapter for Ps5 sorta not working. Is there an adapter that will work?

    I have this display, the hdmi port doesn't support 4k, but the dp does. I got this adater adapter but my monitor doesn't detect the Ps5. Is there an adapter that will work with it that anyone knows of? Update I plugged in the adapter, the monitor said no signal still. But I took a screen shot...
  14. M

    Question Is my Display dying or what are these (picture in thread)? (Acer Predator 27" QHD (1440p) 144Hz (165Hz with OC)

    Hello, I am worried my monitor is at the end of its life. I started having these artifacts (picture 1) a while back, first only 2-3 not theres more and more. These artifacts are visible in this order of color from left to right - green, green, red, green, green, red. They are at the exact...
  15. N

    Question Monitor cant go beyond 200 nits.

    I Have the Acer VG271UP Monitor, it only goes up to 200 nits with HDR off and 350 with hdr on, Many reviews say that this monitor can go up to 350 nits without HDR on and up to 400 with HDR on. I Am using a display port cable ( tried HDMI too and the same result) and an RTX 2060. Is there...
  16. Eli_W

    [SOLVED] What is the best PC for gaming AND work?

    I need a new laptop for work and studying. I would also like one that can run most games well, except for the most demanding games such as Red Dead Redemption 2. Which laptops come to your mind?
  17. sidiqb

    [SOLVED] NVMe support on Acer Aspire 5

    Hello there! I have an Acer Aspire A514-51K that I want to add the NVMe SSD in. I found this one on the web that I wanted to be installed in my laptop: https://www.adata.com/tz/award/597?tab=description My laptop is capable to have SSD NVMe PCie gen 3.0 x 2 2280 My question is, can I install...
  18. danicallison

    Question Acer Computer Monitor Model #: EB210HQ is flashing solid colours black, white, red, blue, green, in a loop sequence and then shuts to sleep mode.

    Acer Computer Monitor Model #: EB210HQ is flashing solid colours black, white, red, blue, green, in a loop sequence and then shuts to sleep mode. Does anybody know how to make this stop? The monitor started during this yesterday morning for no apparent reason. No changes to drivers or new...
  19. Kenichi2002

    Question Can I safely use Lenovo Charger to Charge a Acer Laptop?

    Hello Tom's Hardware Community. I have old laptop an Acer Aspire 5741G. I don't have the charger of it anymore and I want to try the charger of my new laptop Lenovo Ideapad Slim 3 to it. Can I safely use Lenovo Charger to Charge a Acer Laptop? *I don't care if it will damage the Acer...
  20. S

    Question Acer - Inquiry on BIOS

    I'm pretty sure I'm up to date with my BIOS since it's v1.28 and the latest on the product support site is also the same. However I noticed the dates are one month apart. I'm assuming this just means that Acer and other companies will normally create major software updates a month before...
  21. awesomenathan43

    Question Why does my Killer Control Center keep freezing.

    Hi, I bought an Acer Nitro 5 AN515-57 2 weeks ago, lately, i've been wanting to use the Killer Control Center to prioritize my apps, but then everytime i want to the Control Center just freezes and i cant do anything about it except close it via Task Manager, here is my laptop's specification...
  22. M

    Question Acer Nitro 7 - Very hot idle temps

    Hey guys, I've been monitoring my temps recently as I've started to notice some very weird behaviours. When I'm playing games RivaTuner/Afterburner always seems to show my CPU temp at 92 degrees. It might fluctuate a degree or two now and then but it's nearly always at 92 degrees - I'd say 99%...
  23. G

    [SOLVED] which monitor to choose

    Acer kg241qs or ntro qg221q?Higher refresh rate doesn't really matter to me.
  24. L

    Question After repaste, CPU temps are better but GPU temps are worse ?

    Hi, I have an Acer Predator Helios 300 G3-572-75L9 with 24GB of Ram, i7-7700HQ and GTX 1060 A few days ago I failed to disassemble the heatsink due to some stripped screws so I decided to pay a technician to replace the screws, clean the laptop and apply the thermal paste. I came back home and...
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    [SOLVED] Predator orion 3000 motherboard replacement

    I'd like to swap out the motherboard. Which motherboard is recommended? Preferably with an Am4 socket type.
  26. [SOLVED] Laptop RAM upgrade – which frequency and latency to choose?

    I would like to upgrade the RAM on my Acer Aspire A515-51G and I'm not quite sure what to pick. First of all, here is a screenshot from HWiNFO: Note that even though I have 8GB of RAM, HWiNFO is only showing one module with a capacity of 4GB. And when I open the back of my laptop, indeed I...
  27. T

    [SOLVED] Installing Windows 10 onto a M.2 NVMe SSD

    I am trying to perform a clean install of Windows 10 onto a new laptop, but the Windows installer doesn't recognize the M.2 SSD (Micron 2210) that came with the laptop. I can install Ubuntu perfectly fine, but when it comes to installing Windows, the drive doesn't show up. The drive shows up in...
  28. Carolinadb

    [SOLVED] Help me upgrade RAM for my Aspire 5!!

    I have an Acer Aspire 5 A515-56-363A core i3-1115G4, 4gb RAM. I'm looking to upgrade RAM, idk if it has another slot or if it's even possible to upgrade (I haven't tried opening it up to have a look, I want to know for sure it can be done before I take it to the tech). In case it is, which one...
  29. [SOLVED] What size is this motherboard?

    Hello. I have this old PC that I'm using as a NAS server, but I really don't like the case since it doesn't have capacity for that many hard drives. Therefor I'm currently looking for a new case, but I can't seem to figure out what case I can buy that can replace it since the motherboard is...
  30. Yellowtofu

    Question Acer ultrawide monitors - how to change aspect ratio?

    Hi there. I don't know where else to find this information except for enthusiast sites like this, hopefully someone have experienced this and can help. I bought an Acer XV340CKP monitor, fantastic monitor especially for the price. Problem comes when I want to use my consoles on the display...
  31. Manuj_UFNF

    Question Laptop acting weird and not booting up.

    My laptop is a acer predator helios 300 2018 model. 2 months ago I changed the thermal paste. So, today I tried booting it up but it just shows the led glowing up and fans tries to boot up but it won't turn on. It's acting like a old vehicle that you are trying to ignite. Please help me...
  32. C

    [SOLVED] Boost an old PC?

    !Tech Specs! Sapphire tri x 290 AMD Fx8350 w/ H80GTi Corsair closed loop watercooler Corsair xms3 2x4 gb 1600mhz Gigabyte 990fxa ud3 Rosewill Photon 650/800(I don't remember) watt 80 plus psu I'm looking for a way to boost the performance of my 5+ year old pc using software, changing windows...
  33. What to do with an old Acer Aspire 4315 + How to upgrade it?

    I have an old Acer Aspire 4315 which is just gathering dust on my shelf right now and I'm planning on repurposing it by installing a Linux Distro or ChromeOS . This laptop was bought back in 2008. Wayyy back when I was a kid. I don't think that I can upgrade the CPU (Intel Celeron M Processor...
  34. C

    [SOLVED] Power light blinks 5 times on Acer Nitro 5 ?

    So recently, my Acer Nitro 5(Model N17C1) won't turn on. Even when the charger is already plugged in, the indicator lights are off. But when I clicked the power button, the light(with lamp symbol) flashes blue light 5 times. Tried changing both the adapter and the battery but still the same...
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    [SOLVED] Acer predator orion 3000 new case

    Hi, I bought a predator Orion and I am wanting to upgrade the case as I want to upgrade the airflow and there is a lack of space. I need to find a case that can house a DTX/ATX motheroard that is 200mm by 321mm. I am wondering what cases it will fit in for more space? would It possibly fit a...
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    Question Blank screen after login

    I have an acer predator helios 300 laptop (PH315-51 ) running windows 10.0.19041. My typical setup involves a monitor, keyboard, and mouse attached to the laptop but for troubleshooting I have tried a variety of different configurations. When I boot up my computer I will be met with a login...
  37. Tim03

    [SOLVED] I can't install Windows 10 from USB Drive

    There are some days that I just fail to solve this problem for my Acer. I want to install Windows 10 directly from USB and have followed all the necessary steps in this manual:(some site), but is not finding the result. Goes as far as Bios, but I just can not get inside the USB driver, it...
  38. PaiSho

    Question Windows 10 on laptop not running games on dedicated GPU (NVIDIA)

    So basically my laptop, when booting in windows 10 sometimes doesn't 'enable' my dedicated GPU to run games. Not a single game (or any program for that matter) will run on it (instead they'll run on the far inferior integrated graphics), even when they're set to use the dedicated NVIDIA GPU in...
  39. F

    [SOLVED] Need advice and guidance: Possibility to use the laptop without battery and only with charger cable?

    Need advice and guidance My laptop battery is not detachable. Is it possible to remove the laptop battery and use the charger directly or not? More explanation: My laptop battery is falling asleep due to overuse, and because the system is on for 10 hours a day, when I disconnect the charger...
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    Question Laptop keys stuttering, getting interrupted and doing repeated keystrokes ?

    Hello all! For a couple of days now, I've been having a problem with both my "W" and Tab Key on my Acer Aspire laptop. Often when hitting the key, it will recognize it as multiple (2-5) keystrokes instead of one, or stutter when holding the key down. The way it does this is a little...weird, so...