Question about Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

5 Answers

Acer aspire 4520

This problem only occur when i play DOTA online or lan, not in a single player mode and not in any other game. Blue scree with white writing appear before the computer restart. As it is too fast i cant read everything but it mention something about dump physical memory. My friend who used to have this says that it might be due to my graphic card driver. Please help me out on this.

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Cicadasx Sep 09, 2007

    Thanks for that one, so do you know the solution to this one? Its not a ventilation prob.The main problem is that acer only created a Vista driver for the laptop and im using XP version of window with a driver downloaded from the web.

    Problem is, i've tried every driver i managed to find but the problem still occur.

  • Cicadasx Sep 10, 2007

    This model use nvidia geforce 7000m, that still didnt work but thanks for helping me out. so maybe i'll try finding driver for that model then.

  • hedacewitpc Mar 01, 2008

    yea.. i tried changing the resolution both for warcraft and desktop, it works but only for 1 hour or less then the blue screen pop up. i m using win xp.

  • sparkis_360 Oct 25, 2008

    how can i get the audio driver for acer aspire 4520?
    my lap top audio does'nt work.please help me


×

Ad

5 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Test

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

  • denny_thai Oct 13, 2007

    Hi Cicadasx



    I has had same problem with you , but Now I think my notebook is ok



    I try play one more game DotA , That's ok , No blue appear



     



    you can try step by step



     



     



    ftp://ftp.work.acer-euro.com/notebook/aspire_xp_not_authorized/aspire_4220_4520/



     



    1. Download & Install following item from URL above



    VGA_XP(7.15.11.126_logo).zip


    Chipset(13.13_logo) + Lan(65.7.5.0_logo).zip

    CIR_(7.1.64.1010_logo).zip



    2. Don't download Audio



    I have blue screen with files from Audio_WinXP,VISTA(32bit,64Bbit)_(5.10.0.5423_logo).zip



     



    please use newer ftp://202.65.194.212/pc/audio/WDM_R179.zip



     



    3 Unzip WDM_R179.zip and then



    see at WDM_R179\MSHDQFE\Win2K_XP\us



    run Service pack which is suitable for your OS



     



    4. Run StepUp.exe at WDM_R179



     



    5 Reboot and test DOTA is OK ?



     



    I hope this can help you



     



    Good luck



     



     

×

Ad

Reinstall the sound driver to latest will fix dota bluescreen problem on acer 4520.
It works (try download the sound driver from realtek website)

Posted on May 15, 2008

Ad

Hello guys!! i dont think driver was the solution.. im also using the spire 4520.. actually the blue screen appear not becoz of the graphiz card.. it is beacause your realtek audio driver.. i download new driver from acer website and reinstall it.. and guess what?? it works like charm!!! now.. when i play dota.. no more blue screen.. try it.. and while playing dota and PES.. the graphic seems to blurr sometimes.. i think we should update graphic card as well (for acer users only).. best of luck!!

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,961 Answers

Yes your friend may well be correct, if you have a crash while playing a game it's either a overheating problem, so check the ventillation or it's a graphics driver fault, check incase windows has installed a generic driver in the last windows update, as it may not be right for your system and require the correct driver updating and installing. The memory dump screen is normally called the BSOD, blue screen of death, normally associated with corrupt drivers.

Posted on Sep 09, 2007

  • andrew pester
    andrew pester Sep 09, 2007

    you need to find out what make of graphics you have got i think it's nvidia and than try another models graphics driver as i have both vista and xp installed on my acer 5610 notebook, so there must be driver on the site somewhere, try this one and see if it works
    http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/ftp...

  • andrew pester
    andrew pester Sep 09, 2007

    sorry click notebook, then aspire 3690, then drivers, then nvidia version 8.4.8.5.zip

×

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

It's really common for the Acer Aspire 5100 to "blue screen" with a message about problems with new hardware suggesting fixed disk because of a motherboard issue relating to overheating.
Even if you've solved a previous overheating issue by clearing the exit vent of fluff, the motherboard is still susceptible to hot spots that cause the blue screen.
Replacement of motherboard is only solution in my experience. If you replace the motherboard remember to keep the fan exit vent clear to prevent future overheating.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Wireless lan not working on my acer aspire 4520


The wireless feature (Wireless LAN) on an Acer notebook allows you to connect to available networks. This convenience allows you to use the Internet with network cables, modems or network installation. Acer laptops come with a wireless switch to turn the wireless feature on or off. Once you enable the wireless feature, your Acer notebook can connect to wireless networks within range.

Instructions:
1.Locate the Wireless LAN switch located on the front of your Acer Notebook. Move the switch to the right to turn on Wireless connections.

2.Right-click the network icon located on the system tray next to the clock. You should see a list of available wireless networks.

3.Select the network you want to connect to and click "Connect."

Sep 07, 2011 | Acer Aspire 4520-5582 Notebook

1 Answer

I want to know how to forword port. I use D-link DWA-125 Wireless Adapter. I want to create DOTA(being a host). How can I do it?


Hi,
If playing DOTA is the reason why you want to forward a port from your dlink router, I don't think that it is going to be necessary.
To be able to HOST a game in dota, you need to either be in a network or in a virtual private network.
LOCAL HOSTING - this means that you are hosting a game to PCs connected to your LAN under the same router. All you need to do is go to Local Area Connection in Warcraft TFT then create the game you want to host. If your friends is not able to see your game, make sure that your windows firewall has Warcraft TFT in its exceptions. Or you can turn off windows firewall as a workaround each time you play DOTA.
VPN HOSTING - this means you must have a specific software to use to host your DOTA game so friends can connect to you even if they are not under the same LAN or router. Best example of a software to use is GARENA. Garena is a vpn software that allows you to connect to players around the globe. You need to register a username and password to use garena. Download and install Garena to your computer. Login using your username and password to use garena. Once logged in, choose the room you want to host your game for. Choose the one under your current location (e.g. Choose Singapore if you are in Singapore). When you connect to the room, click Start Game to start your warcraft. You can HOST dota games by going to Local Area network in Warcraft TFT and create your game with a valid dota map. Same in LAN, you need to put Garena on the exception list of your firewall for people to see your hosted game.

Hope this helps.

Apr 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

ACER Aspire 4520 video card problem


when you play the game turn your graphics down and it will play better like 1260x800 turn it down to 400x 600

Nov 01, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4520-5582 Notebook

1 Answer

Monitor problem with optimize mode


change your resolution into 1024x746 and try replaying...

Jun 23, 2009 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Aspire 4520 epower management DMC has stopped working


uninstall any game recently installed (cossacks).

May 29, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4520 Notebook PC

2 Answers

I need Aspire 4520 wifi software, it was not working when i used


Ok.. This is the downloads site for ACER support site.
ftp://ftp.work.acer-euro.com/notebook/aspire_4520/vista/Drivers
However there are two wireless LAN drivers in that directory. You should find out which one is yours. To do this click start->right-cllcik on computer. When the system window opens click on device manager located under tasks on the left hand side. When the device manager opens double-click on network adapters and one of the two devices(Atheros wireless LAN or Broadcom wireless LAN) will be listed. Download the respective driver and your wireless would be up and runnin'
ftp://ftp.work.acer-euro.com/notebook/aspire_4520/vista/Drivers

Jan 31, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4520-5582 Notebook

2 Answers

Please tell whow to dwonload lan driver for acer aspire 4520


www.acer.com

click on support

Robert

Please take a moment to rate this soluton.. thanks

Jan 31, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

1 Answer

Wireless LAN


Go to the link below. Select NOTEBOOK then Select Aspire 4520 then it will give you the list where you can select Broadcom WLAN driver.

http://www.acerpanam.com/flex/acer/bin/acer.html#app=2766&1adb-selectedIndex=0&e590-selectedIndex=2&9875-selectedIndex=1&796e-selectedIndex=1&ae20-selectedIndex=1

Oct 04, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook Logo

1,920 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18424 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

644 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...