20 Most Recent Acer Aspire 5740-6025 Notebook Questions & Answers


Go to Control Panel
- Go to Display Settings Or something that says Graphics
- Select Advanced Settings or center screen depending what comes up.
- Apply and select Ok
Not sure what operating system your running but if you get to display you'll figure it out.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Jan 03, 2018


Windows Home XP is no longer supported by Microsoft, and changing to that OS will not resolve your issues. Did this PC have a warranty? Your problem is best addressed by returning it to the seller for replacement or to their qualified and certified service technicians. This issue does not sound like an OS based problem, but may be a software related problem. Contact Acer and describe these symptoms to them and see what their solution is. If you purchased this from a reputable retail outlet they should have no problem getting you a replacement. If you bought this from some eBay seller or from Amazon as a used product you need to deal with them. Do not wait or delay taking care of this - your time and money are at stake here.

I did some checking and found that ACER no longer supports the model - it was new in 2010 and they are not making it anymore. So, you have no warranty to rely on unless the seller warranted it at the time of sale. This is one reason not to buy used computers - you never know if they are old until you do some research and you don't know if when new the particular model series had a raft of problems reported or if they were relatively trouble free. You should return this turkey and spend a little more for a decent new laptop - many are available for $300.00 now days and will have some sort of warrantee coverage. You may have gotten this machine for a low price, but if you have to shell out hundreds to get it to work it is not a good deal. Return it with a report of the problems and whomever sold this to you should refund your money. I have been in the PC business for more than 20 years and I have seen this kind of thing before. People get taken advantage of in this kind of deal all the time and it should be a ***** crime. Your story is unfortunately sad but all to common. Please get your money back if you can and buy a new machine - that way if there is a problem with it you will not be left vulnerable to the cheats in this business. I really hate this kind of thing, and I am truly sorry it happened to you.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Nov 20, 2017


goto your control panel and click on the icon,,backup and restore.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Apr 05, 2015


sounds like you need to replace battery,,its sounds like the fan is making the noise clean the fan.
did your laptop get wet at anytime?if so that would stop keys working.
check to make sure all drivers are in and turnd on.
and check to make sure all programs are upto date.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Apr 05, 2015


Sounds like it is going into Sleep or Hibernation mode.
In Control panel go to Power options and see what the settings are.
Getting out of sleep mode is accomplished by pressing the power button once.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Apr 23, 2014


What do you mean by poor? is it quiet? garbled? full of static?

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Apr 07, 2014


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Acer Aspire... | Answered on Mar 22, 2014


You will have to open up your network connections Click start control panel network connections this may vary depending on your operating system look for local area connection if you see a red x or a yellow exclamation or question mark ! ? you will need to update or install the driver or it could be firewalled. Make sure your antivirus program is not blocking the internet connection. If you are trying to connect through a modem/router you it should have come with a disk then you might have to connect the usb lead to your modem to get a connection then Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll to network adapters should see a yellow question ? exclamation mark ! or a red X right click install drivers. The driver might be on the disc supplied by your ISP internet service provider or the motherboard disc You only need to check the BIOS if you cant install the driver Make sure you Ethernet/internet is enabled in bios restart your computer during the boot up process you will see on your screen a certain key to press to enter set up (BIOS) press and hold that key to enter bios using arrow keys navigate to integrated peripherals look for SiS On Chip Pci Device press enter scroll to SiS 10/100m press enter make sure its "Enabled"ima Click start type cmd press enter you will be in DOS mode type in ipconfig press enter you will see all of your internet connection details type in your default gateway adress into your internet search should read something like 10.0.0.138

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Mar 14, 2013


If it says, camera is occupied by another user, open Task Manager, look for Your Webcam Software, maybe CyberLink, end process. If it says, webcam not installed, open Device Manager, Imaging Devices, Is it listed? Enabled? Working properly? Driver needs updating? You can find the original driver for your Acer webcam here, select your OS: http://support.acer.com/product/default.aspx?modelId=1870

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Feb 14, 2013


Computer does not boot up The problem maybe the RAM, it is faulty or just needs reseating to make proper electrical contact.
Reseat the RAM and then boot up your laptop. If it still does not boot up then remove the RAM module/s and take them to your friendly computer repair shop and get them to test the RAM for you. Just like you sometimes need a mechanic to repair your car, sometimes you do need a technician to diagnose and identify the fault or faults on your computer. Not only does a good service technican have the experience to deal with this type of problem, they also have the equipment that allows them to look at things the average computer user can't see, and he has a collection of replacement parts that can be used to quickly test individual components on your computer.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Oct 13, 2012


Hello,

It sounds lie the charger jack in the laptop is broken. When you installed the new battery the laptop had power to run several hours but once the battery drained it could not be charged back up. Check the charging jack when the charger plugs into. I would bet that you will find to loose or broken. These jacks can be replaced but you will need to take the laptop apart and do a little soldering to do the job. Check Ebay for the jack, you can do a search for your model laptop along with "power jack", the parts should run less than $10 with shipping.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Sep 12, 2012


sometimes that's from extreme fragmentation of drive

try this disk optimizer and see if it improves

Acer Aspire... | Answered on May 23, 2012


check the device manager to ensure it detects the camera, check to ensure you have all the drivers for the cam up to date missing any of these can cause issues since windows constantly updates with security and bug fixes these can cause some device drivers to not work unless they are up to date.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Jul 06, 2011


When you power up the computer press F1 or F2 or del or ALT+F2 key to enter in bios. If you are able to enter in bios then load optimal defaults settings disable sata in ide configuration and make sure harddrive is set as first boot device in bios. But if you are not able to see any display at startup then open back cover of laptop and reconnect RAM memory and check. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Jul 01, 2011


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Acer Aspire... | Answered on Feb 18, 2011


if you installed it from a disc it should have come with a code,when you go on line and it asked you to register it there should be some were on that page were you put the code.
some times when you load it from a disc it should let you put the code in there.
or if some one gave you the disc and its been registerd before you might end up having to pay for it.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Jun 15, 2018


Hello

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2.Then select Activate on a computer to get your unique Device Activation Code(for example, 6K47J3)
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Acer Aspire... | Answered on Jun 11, 2018


The CD player could be bad or dirty. Blow it out to see if that helps. You might also look in the BIOS to see if legacy support for the CD device is enabled.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Feb 25, 2018

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