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Kvfkgf did a folder on photo story 3 put it on windows media and down loaded on flash drive and plugged into my acer aspire one#zg5,opened media master and can see the file BUT cann't get it to open .my unit is running Linux

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I'm not sure that Linux understands any sort of Windows Media CODEC all that well... Perhaps that is the problem.

Do you have a 1G or 1.5G RAM Aspire? Install XP...

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Recovery acer5538


What is this
Do want recover your acer to factory defaults.?
or
use a usb memory card (usb drive)
The Acer Aspire One is a netbook, not a laptop.
A netbook is a smaller, scaled-down version of a laptop. It does not have the memory capacity or graphics of a regular laptop.
It also lacks a CD drive, which means you cannot restore the Acer Aspire One with restore discs. Instead, the netbook has a built-in factory restore feature.
You can reset the Acer Aspire One to factory settings just using your keyboard.
Only restore your netbook to factory settings if you cannot fix the problem any other way.
Save any files or folders on your Acer Aspire One with flash drives.
Drag and drop files onto the icon of your flash drive.
Go to "Start" > "Restart" to reboot your netbook.

Hold down "Alt" and "F10" when you see the Acer logo on the screen.
The recovery menu will load.
Hit "Enter" and then "Next" to see your recovery options.
Choose "Factory Restore" to set your netbook back to factory settings.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
Choose your time zone and language when the customization menu appears.
Reboot the netbook when you are prompted.
Restore your saved files from the flash drive.
An example on how to safe documents , photos or data to a usb drive
Click start all programs accessories open windows explorer navigate to your photos
Right click on the documents , photos select copy navigate back to the usb drive right click select paste or select the top photo hold the mouse cursor then select the bottom photo then drag the photo's to your usb drive then drop them
or if you are downloading data or programs from the internet
once it starts downloading windows will ask whether you want to run or save it a browse option will open you can save it into a folder in my documents or another device or a usb device

May 16, 2013 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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I cannot start up my acer aspire 584g32bn


Safe Mode and System Restore can fix startup issues in an Acer Aspire One, but if the computer won't even load the boot screen, the problem could be related to the basic input/output system (BIOS).
The Acer Aspire One 110 and 150 are two models that can have BIOS-related problems that prevent the computer from booting.
You can upgrade the BIOS through a USB flash drive to repair this issue.
If you are able boot past the startup screen, but can't sign in to Windows, you can use Windows Advanced Boot Options to bypass startup problems.

Go to the Acer website (see Below).
http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers
Click "Support," then select "Download" from the menu on the left.
Select "Netbook" as the product family.
Click "Aspire One" as the product line. Select "AOA110" or "AOA150" as the product model.


Click the "BIOS" tab.
Click the download button and save the file to the desktop.


Go to the desktop when the download completes.
Double-click the file to open it.


Drag-and-drop the folder to the desktop.
Double-click the folder to open its contents in Windows Explorer.


Double-click the "BIOS_Acer_3310_A_AOA110 & AOA150" folder.
Double-click the "Dos_Flash" folder.


Insert a blank USB flash drive into a USB slot.
Drag-and-drop the "3310.fd" and "Flashit.exe" files to the flash drive.


Right-click the "3310.fd" file. Click "Rename."
Change the file name to "zg5ia32.fd" and press "Enter."


Connect the AC adapter to the power jack.
Hold down "Fn" and "Esc" with one hand, then press the power button with the other.


Release the "Fn" and "Esc" keys when the power indicator light comes on.
Wait at least seven minutes for the system to fix the BIOS and repair the Acer Aspire One startup issues.
The computer will restart automatically when the process is complete.

Other Models

Turn on the computer.
Press "F8" before the Windows logo appears to access the Windows Advanced Boot Options menu.


Scroll to Last-Known Good Configuration.
Press "Enter" to load Windows.
If the OS fails to start up, hold down the power button for 10 seconds to turn off the computer.


Press the power button to turn the Acer Aspire One back on. Press "F8," then select "Safe Mode" from the options.


Log in to Safe Mode. Click "Start," "All Programs," "System Tools" and then "System Restore." Click "Next."


Select the last working restore point from the options. Click "Next."
Click "Finish" to run System Restore and recover the Acer Aspire One to a previous state.




Apr 21, 2013 | Acer Aspire 5600 Series 5630-6951 Laptop

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Aspire zg5


aspire netbook to factory defaults Save any files or folders on your Acer Aspire One with flash drives. Drag and drop files onto the icon of your flash drive. Go to "Start" > "Restart" to reboot your netbook. Hold down "Alt" and "F10" when you see the Acer logo on the screen. The recovery menu will load. Hit "Enter" and then "Next" to see your recovery options. Choose "Factory Restore" to set your netbook back to factory settings. Follow the instructions on the screen. Choose your time zone and language when the customization menu appears. Reboot the netbook when you are prompted. Restore your saved files from the flash drive. or Click on the Start menu. Then, select all programs, Acer Empowering Technology and Acer eRecovery Management. If this is the first time you have opened the program it will prompt you to set up a password and create a backup CD. Click the Restore button and select the option that reads "Restore system to factory defaults". Wait for the computer to finish the restore process and reboot. Restoring for the Boot Screen If your computer will not boot up properly, you can attempt to reach the restore option by pressing the Alt button and the F10 button at the same time. When the eRecovery menu appears, choose "restore system to factory defaults". Wait for the recovery process to complete and the computer to restart Hope this helps.

Jan 21, 2013 | Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC

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Acer aspire one zg5 no erecovery


Hi ultraview27...

How to reinstall the Operating system on your computer

Select models, with Microsoft Windows, have the ability to have the Operating System reinstalled from a hidden partition built into the computer.
Note: During the process, all data stored on your computer will be overwritten. This means all your files, such as email and photos, will be erased. Therefore, we recommend making a backup of all personal data before starting the recovery process.
To start the system recovery:
1.Restart the computer.
2.When the Acer logo appears on the screen, press the Alt and F10 keys repeatedly.
3.If you are prompted with a Microsoft Windows boot screen, press the Enter key.
4.After the system recovery application has loaded, follow the prompts to reinstall the Operating System.
If the ability to reinstall from the previous method is not available or fails, recovery of the Operating System will need to be from Recovery Media. If you do not have a set of Acer Recovery Media, you may purchase the set online from the Acer Recovery Media Order Form..
Note: If your computer does not have an internal optical disc drive,you will have to have an external optical disc drive because it will be used in order to recover the Operating System using Acer Recovery Media.
1.Restart the computer.
2.When the Acer logo appears on the screen, press the F12 key repeatedly to enter the computer's Boot Menu.
3.Press the CD-ROM drive eject button and insert the disc labeled System CD.
4.Close the CD-ROM tray.
5.Refer to on screen instructions to select either CDROM or USB CDROM.
6.The computer will boot from the Acer Recovery Media
7.When prompted for the Recovery CD, remove the System CD and insert the Recovery CD.

Note: If there are multiple Recovery CDs, please insert the first of the Recovery CDs.

8.After the system recovery application has loaded, follow the prompts to reinstall the Operating System.
Note: if your computer is unable to run the Acer Recovery process, or errors occur during recovery, please contact Acer support.
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Sep 27, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Can i download pictures from my aspire 6920g to a sd memory card


1. open Windows Explorer
2. push the sd card into the sd card reader with its contact side down until it is flush
3. sd card is detected and displayed as a drive called SD/MMC (N:) where N is its drive letter
4. clicking on the SD/MMC drive will list any folders that are in it
5. with SD/MMC high-lighted, click on File and on the drop-down list, hover cursor over New
6. on the New list that opens, click on Folder to create a new folder on the SD/MMC drive
7. right click on the new folder and from the drop-down list click on Rename
8. rename the folder appropriate to the photos you want to download to the SD/MMC drive
9. navigate to the photos and high-light using shift+click for a block or ctrl+click for individual
10. with cursor over high-lighting, hold down right click and drag to new folder and release
11. select from the pop-up list that appears on release to either Copy Here or Move Here
12. repeat from 9 for more photo downloading and when done do an eject before removing ....
13. for Windows XP, click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon at the right side of the Taskbar
14. for Windows 7, can do same as XP or just right click SD/MMC and select eject from the list
15. **WARNING** failing to do an eject or Safely Remove Hardware can result in corruption!!!
16. once message appears that media can be safely removed, push the card in until it clicks
17. once click is heard, stop pushing and it will pop out sufficiently to be grabbed & pulled out

Apr 30, 2011 | Acer Aspire 6920 Notebook PC

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Acer Aspire One Notebook ZG5


Try this guide for flashing the BIOS which is a common cause for this problem. You will need a flash drive and the bios files from Acer support downloads, takes about 10-15 minutes total for this repair.

Acer One Black Screen of Death Repair…..

In most cases the black screen of death for the Acer One is due to a bad update or corrupt BIOS. In 90% of the cases, this black screen can be cured by flashing the BIOS of the Acer One.
The first thing you will need besides the netbook is a flash drive, preferably a 1 GB version so you have plenty of room. Make sure it a flash drive and not a reader or mp3 player.
Go to the Acer support site and go to service and support and go to the drivers download section. Navigate to the exact model of your Acer One, it will be labeled on the bottom of the case. It will be something like AOA150 etc….
Once you choose the model, choose BIOS and download the latest that is listed. Save it to a folder on the desktop so you can find it later. Now find the file and unzip it to that folder. When the files are unzipped they will all be listed.
Now go to “My Computer” in the control panel and find the flash drive listed. Right click on the flash drive and scroll down to “Format”. Choose “FAT” as the format….not fat32 and not ntfs. Run the format, hit apply and accept and the flash drive will be formatted to the “FAT” file system, this will allow it to boot your computer and flash the new BIOS.
Now go to the folder that has the unzipped BIOS files. Now find the folder named…. “Dos_Flash…open this folder and you will find the file that has the version number of the BIOS files needed to flash the BIOS. Right click on this file and scroll down to “Rename”, choose rename. You have to change this file name to the following…..zg5ia32.fd
Now, copy this renamed file to the flash drive that you previously formatted and also copy the file, Flashit.exe to the drive as well. This file is in the same folder as the one you previously renamed.
Now make sure the netbook is off and is fully charged. Now connect the flash drive to any of the available USB slots. Now, press the “Fn” key and hold it as well as the “Escape” key and hold it. Hold these two down together and do not let go of them. While you are holding these two keys down, press the power button and hold it down until you see the green power indicator light comes on and starts blinking…once this happens, let go of the other buttons and observe the indicator light on the flash drive. It should also start blinking indicating files being read on the flash drive. Now, just wait up to 1-10 minutes for the BIOS to be written and flashed. If it all goes well…..the system should boot up without incident and without any data loss.

Apr 15, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Acer laptop, model ZG5.


if the screen has blacked then im affraid it has died you will be better off buying a new one

Jul 26, 2009 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

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Acer aspire one hibernates while idle


Go to your control panel in windows and go to the power options. In there you can adjust the amount of time it will sit idle til it hibernates.

Feb 16, 2009 | Acer Aspire 9300 Notebook

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