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CPU problem?? when I try to do multiple things at once or scan the system with windows care the PC will crash but will run fine for as long as let to as long as im not trying to multitask too much, could this be the cpu and would it be covered by the warranty??

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  • benladen Sep 28, 2008

    this has not helped the problem......

  • benladen Sep 30, 2008

    cpu :1.73 gigahertz Intel Celeron 530
    64 kilobyte primary memory cache
    1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache

    Motherboard : Acer acadia serial No: LXALC0Y0397360A9461601

    current bios 1.34

    OS: Vista SP1

    2 G Ram

    anything else you need??

  • benladen Oct 01, 2008

    how do i tell if sp1 is beta version????

  • benladen Oct 01, 2008

    have recently tried a factory restore would that cover reinstalling vista??

  • benladen Oct 01, 2008

    sweet, ty will try this and let you know!!

  • benladen Oct 03, 2008

    it came with 512mb pitifully small for vista.....

  • benladen Oct 03, 2008

    this has been a prob since long before i upgraded the memory. i was thinking about downgrading to XP NE way, but as i only have vista home basic, im not sure if i have downgrade rights or if i am going to have to purchase XP...lots of **** both ways on assorted forums, can u give me a definitive answer????

  • benladen Oct 03, 2008

    this has been a prob since long before i upgraded the memory. i was thinking about downgrading to XP NE way, but as i only have vista home basic, im not sure if i have downgrade rights or if i am going to have to purchase XP...lots of **** both ways on assorted forums, can u give me a definitive answer????

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I see that you have Vista SP1. Tell me is the SP1 a beta version or final vertion and have you tried reinstalling vista
I will start to find the problem and will consult with fellow technicians from acer to see if they have run into this problem before
I will let you know what we turned up
Kind regards  Mervin

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Hi benladen Your cpu is not the problem it is you dump file that gets overloaded with all the cache memory 
Rigth click on my computer select properties, Go to advance settings and select startup and recovery setting make the write debugging information to small memory dump this works for XP and Vista. Next go to performance then advance tab and to change set the page file initial to 2000 and max 4000 this will give you programs more space to work. Remmember to apply ans set all setting before exit

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  • Merin  Hoole
    Merin Hoole Sep 29, 2008

    Tell me what CPU are you using and what is the specs on the pc so I can try to help you on this matter


    Kind regards
    Mervin

  • Merin  Hoole
    Merin Hoole Oct 01, 2008

    Hi Benladen


    I spoke to a couple of my friends at Acer and they recomended that you downgrade to XP.


    This is not a commen problem but only happens to 1 in a 1000 aspire 5315 notebooks 


    Before downgrading you hav to go into the bios and change the HDD from SATA to ide this will ulock the hard drive to install XP just do not format the data drive this holds the recovery partition


    You don't hav warry about the warranty it does not cover the operating system but only hardware the drivers for xp is on acers website under support & services 


    unfortunatly i can't help you more then this 


    PS
    The best thing about XP o this notebook is that it will be faster and more compatible with software + less problems

  • Merin  Hoole
    Merin Hoole Oct 02, 2008

    Hi benladen just want to know did your notebook come out with a 2GB ram or did you install it your self

  • Merin  Hoole
    Merin Hoole Oct 03, 2008

    I want you to do somthing for me ?


    Remove the memory that you installed and see if it stops the problem or swop them around.


    I picked this up yesterday with another client of mine see if this works


    Kind regards 
    Mervin

  • Merin  Hoole
    Merin Hoole Oct 03, 2008

    Yes you have rigts to downgrade your notebook to XP the Warranty only covers your hardware and not the O/S nor software so you are responsible for the windows because of exturnal attecks etc.


    and also yes you have to purchase XP to get the lisence for XP this is the only way to do this.

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