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New Computer We had to buy a new computer. We purchased an Acer w/Windows Vista. Now we have 30 are so learning games we can no longer play. Am I loading them wrong or are we out of luck? Oh, we purchased at Best Buy and they loaded virus protection and stuff like that, but for some reason, we did not get ANY papers or instruction manuals with the computer. There are things that came with it I don't even know what it is for. Like a remote control. Is there a reason I would need a remote control for a computer? Thanks for your help!

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Its an acer dude you better of selling or upgrading the dam thing

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