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Blue Ray Software

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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  • donnalucker Jul 08, 2008

    acer arcade live won't play blue ray disc and ask me to down load updates so I do but it won't open to install

  • rodmanu Oct 16, 2008

    I have the Acer 6920G and I hav the same problem, the blue ray doesn't play, just a black screen...

  • johnk514 Nov 15, 2008

    I have the aspire 7720-6307 with the same problem playing a blu ray movie.there is a patch at Acers website for the arcade that is supposed to fix the problem but i cannot seem to get it to open and update the player.

    What exactly am i doing wrong?

    johnk514

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Just do recovery your notebook. try to run the acer Arcade without upgrade it. I also have some problem when I upgrade/ update my Acer Arcade to latest Version. I'm using Aspire 6920G.

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

  • balan_75 Aug 13, 2008

    Since I did the recovery on my notebook and run Acer Arcade Deluxe Version 2.0.5105, I did not face anyproblem. But when I up date to latest version, I have so many problem with my media console. So My best advice is Try to do the recovery and run the Acer Arcade Deluxe Version only. Hope your problem will solve.

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