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Pen drive not recognised by pc

Pen drive icon available on pc.. but on clicking.. it says insert drive in specified location...

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Just check in device manager that your usb is working or not .
if its working then scan your pendrive .

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Acer aspire dvd wont open with eject button


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Knowing what steps to take to resolve the situation allows you to start enjoying the advantages of the DVD drive again.


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Remove the DVD if the drive pops out.

Since there is no hole skip this and go to cleaning the lens.
Shine a flashlight on the DVD tray and locate the small hole near the eject button.


This is the bypass hole and it allows you to eject a DVD when it becomes stuck.

Insert an unbent paper clip into the hole and push it in until you hear the DVD begin to spin. Push the paper clip in until the drive pops out.


Remove the DVD and insert another one.

Use the bypass hole again if the new DVD becomes stuck.


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Move the switch to the right to turn on Wireless connections.


Right-click the network icon located on the system tray next to the clock.

You should see a list of available wireless networks.


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


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Power on the Acer Aspire laptop.


Right-click the wireless Internet icon in the lower right corner of the desktop.

Select "Enable" from the pull-down menu.


Right-click the wireless icon again.

Select to view all available wireless networks in the area.


Momentarily a window appears with all of the available Wi-Fi networks.

Select the Wi-Fi network you want to connect to, then type in the password (if required).


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Download the GParted Live utility and the HP USB Format Tool via the links in Resources.

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Insert your USB stick into the computer. Run HP USB Format Tool. Select your USB stick and then choose the FAT or FAT32 format options. Click "Start."


Extract the files from the GParted Live zip file. Select the USB stick as the destination.


Open a file browser and navigate to the USB stick. Select "utils" > "win32" > "makeboot.bat." Double click on "makeboot.bat." Enter "Y" when prompted.


Power off your computer leaving the USB stick inserted.


Connect your portable hard drive to another USB port.

Power on the computer and quickly press "F8" through "F12" to access your boot menu.


Check your computer or motherboard manual for the exact keystroke.

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Hover over "Format to" and select "NTSF."


If you are unable to create or format the partition, select delete partition.

This will erase all data on the external hard drive. Confirm partition deletion. Select the external drive again. Click "Partition" and hover over "Format to" then select "NTSF."


Select the external hard disk drive again. Click "Partition" on the menu bar and then "Manage Flags." Check the box next to "Boot." Save and apply changes to the drive.

Power off your computer and remove the USB stick.


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Insert or plug your OS installer, usually a DVD, CD or USB thumb drive, into the computer. Power on the computer and access the boot manager again.


Select the source containing your OS installer and press "Enter."

Enter your personalization and registration information if required.


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Begin the installation normally.


Restart the computer when prompted and access the boot menu again. Select the external hard drive as your boot source and press "Enter" to ensure the installation succeeded.


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