The software that came with my computer is Acer Arcade Live. It seems to have some problems...I think I need firmware, or some codecs. For example, I just bought "runner" and when I put it in my computer drive Acer Arcade recognizes it and opens up the program right away, it spools to "play movie" but when it gets to where it would normally play there is no sound and just a black screen.
I tried playing it in Windows Media Player, and I know it doesn't support blu-ray, but I can hear the movie playing...sounds perfect, just no picture.
My Acer has a Blu-ray player and I have played other movies with no problem.
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So, you already try to re-install the software but problem still remain. Maybe the BD itself got problem. You need to send it to service center. Check on internet the address for service center. For Asia, you can check with Highpoint Service Network, an authorize service center for Acer
Important Note!: You can only change your region !!! 5 !!!! times! that is 5 times! I am totally stressing this.....5 times!
You may have to do this a second time so your computer locks on to this region code. If you watch an american blu-ray vid, on the fifth change of the region code your computer locks to this region !FOREVER!
Go to the device manager and see if the device manager sees a blue ray player. Just because there is a sticker or a bezel on the drive doesn't always mean that is what you have. I have had several clients that had the same situation and were dumbfounded to learn after I ran a diagnostic that there dvd burner was just that a cd/dvd player. If you do confirm that you have a blueRay, I would suggest going to Acer and downloading the software and the drivers for that drive.
Ok I,m not sure i can solve the problem for you, but have had problems with my acer 6920 G. Hopefully this will help. I was playing blu ray discs on my acer 6920 G wich i believe has the same sony/nec Optiarc blu-ray player. It was playing blu rays fine for a while. then as newer and newer releases were coming out it would not play some blue rays from certain manufacturers (Fox). Then newer releases from other manufacturers would not play. I was getting updates from acer arcade deluxe that would allow me to play some of the newer releases. The only problem i was having was that the updates (patches?) were not keeping up to the newer releases. The last update from acer was corrupted or somthing was wrong with it and then my blu-ray player wouldn't play anything at all. To solve the problem I reinstalled acer arcade deluxe using the acer e recovery management. This fixed the problem. But now back to square 1. My older blue rays will play but not the newer ones. I've been going over this problem for a while now. The Acer site was no help at all. The e-mailed me some solutions both hardware and software but weren't even close to what the problem is. You can try Cyberlink Power DVD 8 and it runs better than the Acer Arcade Deluxe. (They write the updates for the acer arcade deluxe) It is expensive the last time i checked. Hope this helps a little.
I have had the same poblems after buying my lap top from Currys. I emailed acer and all they would say is that all of the warranties have been taken over buy PC WORLD who are the same company. They then said that i should contact the tech guys. The tech guys tell you to restore to factory settings which tales off anything that you have already put on the computer. I then contacted the software tech guys £1.50 a minute line and the bloke i spoke to said that it was the fourth call that he had recieved that morning and the advice that he gave me was to return the computer as it was less than a month old and state that it was not fit for purpose. I took the lap top back to Currys and explained what i had been told to do. In the end they installed Power DVD 8 on my computer which allows me to play all blu rays on the computer. However i still can't connect the acer up to my HD eady tv without it freezing. It appears that the software supplied is absolutely **** but acer are happy to let you get on with it. The only real solution is to obtain third party software and update your graphics drivers. In time hopefully acer will release better edition of the pre installed software.
It is a real shame as the laptop is great apart from this blu ray issue which seems to be a well known problem as it is mentioned on many forums.
I hope this assists