Acer Aspire - Recent Questions, Troubleshooting & Support


am very sure its on an xp operating software funny enough you cant also uninstall it.the best thing is to format haaha not with all that document you have.so just simply get another players like vlc,gom.etc

Acer Aspire One ... | Answered on Aug 31, 2020


you have to buy any dvd player to let WMP to play dvd on it, like Power dvd etc. If you dont want to buy, try open source alternative lile VLC media player. ( click here ) to get it. I am not sure, you can play dvd on media player or not, but using vlc, you surely can.

Can not play problem for media player is a copy write related issue and microsoft can not give it with windows.

Acer Aspire 3610... | Answered on Aug 31, 2020


The specifications of this laptop states that it has a Dual layer DVD R/W drive. This drive can only play DVDs and CDs but not BluRay discs and it can burn single and dual layer DVDs and CDs.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Aug 17, 2020


If you want to play DVD from any region you maybe able to upgrade the firmware to make it region free BUT if you make a mistake or installed the wrong firmware the player will be a piece of junk.
The best solution to make the player region free is to install a piece of software that allows you to play DVDs from any region. There are several available on the Internet but my favourite is DVD-Region Free

From: -
www.dvdidle.com/dvd-region-free.htm

Acer Aspire 3000... | Answered on Aug 01, 2020


Repair laptop hard drive is not detected

Solution 1
1. Open the hard drive cover (remove two screws)
2. Remove the hard drive screws, then slide the hard drive (see the arrows)
3. Wait 15 minutes, then plug the hard drive
4. Turn on the laptop.

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Solution 2
1. Remove the hard drive
2. Clean the gold layer with a pencil eraser
3. Plug the hard drive, then turn on your laptop


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Solution 3
1. Remove the hard drive
2. Plug jumper on the hard drive
3. Plug the hard drive, then turn on your laptop

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Solution 4
1. Remove the hard drive, plug the external cable.
2. Connect the hard drive to another computer, with USB connection
3. If the hard drive can be detected, eject the hard drive
4. Plug the hard drive to the laptop, then turn on
Intended to make the hard drive can work with the help of another computer


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Solution 5
1. Remove the laptop hard drive
2. Plug the laptop hard drive to my PC.
SATA1 - PC hard drive
SATA2 - Laptop hard drive
3. Boot the computer from a PC hard drive
The purpose of using a PC computer main-board as drivers of the laptop hard drive.


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Acer Aspire One ... | Answered on Jul 28, 2020


If you hear a quick click of the dvd/cd unit, and the reboot sequence restarts all over again, endlessly. Most likely this solution will work for you.
1 Unplug the power.
2 Flip the laptop over.
3 Slid the "lock" for the battery so you see red (or the battery is in unlock).
4 Push the other slider mechanism to remove the battery, and slip the battery out of its holder.
5 Take a small Phillips head screw driver and remove the screw in the middle of the back of the laptop.
6 Slide the DVD/CD player out from the side of the laptop.
7 Complete the battery reinstall in reverse steps, plug in the A/C adapter.
7 Power up the laptop.
! Viola - No more boot loop issue.
Now you need a new DVD/CD unit (or you can try to put it back in, sometimes they start working due to a poor connection).
Why? The DVD/CD player in this laptop is a convenient place to pick the laptop up. It gets jostled around a lot. There's also a lot of heat generated right near the units. They also have poor hold down and connections as you will witness, once removed. It is a part of the boot process to check its operation, no work, no boot, it doesn't communicate well either. So it just keeps rebooting not telling you why. Since the player doesn't work, you can't use your recovery discs, lol.

Acer Aspire 5742... | Answered on Jul 14, 2020


not sure whether its a problem with the drive or a problem with windows media player. Take a can of air and blow some onto the laser of the dvd drive, this will make sure that there is no dirt or dust on the laser.

Once you do that put the dvd back into the drive. Give it about 20-30 seconds and then see if it tries to pull up the movie if it does and your getting errors from windows media player then we know that the drive is working cause its seeing the movie properly.

At that point, I would suggest downloading the latest version of windows media player.

Go here to download the latest version of Windows Media Player 11.

After doing that and installing it, try playing your movie again, in fact try several movies just to make sure. Windows Media player may want to download Codecs, if it does then let it. This will allow it to recognize dvds better and quicker.

If the codecs are updated and you still can't get it to see and play movies then I would suggest using a different dvd player such as Cyberlink PowerDVD located on this page:

http://download.cnet.com/windows/dvd-software/


Acer Aspire... | Answered on Jun 30, 2020


do a search for "how to write a research paper" you'll get a lot of hints.

Acer Aspire 5315... | Answered on Jun 10, 2020


install the plug ins

Acer Aspire 4315... | Answered on May 29, 2020


You can use this tool to help installing the drivers directly on you pc


DRIVER ROBOT

Here's how to do it.

* install the software and run the program after installation.
* if ask for Key registration, just enter this code : JCCQ-MAKC-KACK-6TSE-BN35
* Tick "Scan" to begin (it will detect all drivers that needs to be update
* click start to begin downloading (you can choose which driver you want to download)
* click "Install" and it will automatically install on your pc.

This are the supported drivers :

* Sound card drivers
* Printer drivers
* Video card drivers
* Motherboard drivers
* Webcam drivers
* Wireless drivers
* Bluetooth drivers
* FireWire drivers
* Ethernet drivers
* Windows XP drivers
* Windows Vista drivers
* USB drivers
* Chipset drivers
* AC97 drivers
* DVD drivers
* Router drivers


Acer Aspire 6920... | Answered on May 26, 2020


well make sure that the drivers are properly installed? go into the device manager to see that the proper drivers are there if not do an update if available for those drivers, seek a professional if you do not know how to go about it.

Acer Aspire One ... | Answered on May 14, 2020


Understanding and using Microsoft Outlook Express - Download and Install What is Outlook Express? - Free email client Outlook Express is an email client. In non-technical terms, it is a program that lets you send and receive emails from your computer. It is one of the most popular email clients in the world simply because it comes free with Internet Explorer (and the Windows operating system). Now Internet Explorer comes bundled with Windows which is the most popular operating system and it soon became the browser of choice on most desktops since it had some great features when compared to its nearest competition, Netscape Navigator (at that time). So as Internet Explorer became popular the usage of Outlook Express as the default email client increased to make it the leading email program on the Internet.
From where do I get Outlook Express? - It's a free download If you don't have Outlook Express, you can simply download the latest version of Internet Explorer. Outlook Express email client will be installed on your system once you install the browser.
Outlook Express Homepage - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/oe/.
What does Outlook Express actually do? Outlook Express allows you send and receive emails from your computer. The good thing about Outlook Express (or any decent email client from that matter), is that it lets you store the sent and received emails on your system. Thus, Outlook Express acts like a emailing center via which you send, receive, store and collate emails.
What is the difference between Outlook Express and Outlook? Outlook Express, as I mentioned, comes free with Internet Explorer or Windows operating system. It's a lean and mean email client. Microsoft Outlook on the other hand is an email client but comes at a price. To justify the cost of the software, Microsoft Outlook has tons of features and functionalities which are not present in Outlook Express.
How is Outlook Express different from an online email service? The difference between Outlook Express and an online email service such as GMail, Hotmail, Yahoo! etc. is that it lets you browse, read and compose emails from your computer even when you are not connected to the net. To download emails, you do need to connect to the Internet. Email messages are actually stored on your system, so, you can still read the emails you have received and sent in the past. An online email service works ONLY when you are connected to the net.
Another great feature of Outlook Express (and any other email client worth its salt), is that it lets you read and write emails at your leisure. Let us say you are traveling from Philadelphia to Chicago. You download all your emails via Outlook Express in Philadelphia and then board the flight to Chicago. Now when you open your laptop on the plane and start Outlook Express, you can not only read emails but also write replies and compose new emails. Outlook Express will store all these replies and new emails on your system. Now when you arrive at Chicago, connect to the Internet and open Outlook Express, the program will send the stored email messages.
Outlook Express also lets you segregate email messages into folders. For example, all new emails are stored in the Inbox folder, the emails which you have sent to people will be stored in the Sent Items folder and any emails that have yet to be sent are stored in the Outbox folder. In addition to these three folders, Outlook Express has two more folders. These are the Drafts and Deleted Items folders. The Drafts folder stores email messages that you have composed and saved while the Deleted Items folder contains all the deleted emails. [Note: in order to completely delete the emails from your system you need to empty the Deleted Items folder.]
You can also create folders inside the Inbox folder to further segregate email messages.
FYI, you can configure Outlook Express to segregate incoming email into different folders using rules and filters. For example, potential spam can be junked directly into the Deleted Items folder.
What kind of email accounts can I use in Outlook Express? Outlook Express can be used for any POP3 or IMAP email account. POP3, which stands for Post Office Protocol 3, is a set of rules with which one accesses and downloads emails. IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) is a set of rules with which emails are assessed.
If you have a web site hosted on a server, most likely the hosting package would come with a few POP3 email accounts. Thus, [email protected] would most likely be a POP3 email.
Can I receive emails from online email services in Outlook Express? Online email services such as Gmail provide free POP3 access to the email account; you should read configure Gmail account on Outlook Express if you want step-by-step instructions on how to do that. Hotmail used to have this feature but it has since discontinued it. Other popular online emails services might charge a small fee for POP3 access.

Acer Aspire One ... | Answered on May 14, 2020


According to the ACER Aspire 6920 specs, it does not have a Blue-ray player only DVD CD R/W drive. Therefore it cannot play blue-ray movie disks.
The specs of the DVD drive are as follows :-
Optical Storage
  • Type DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - Integrated
  • CD / DVD read speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 6x (DVD±R DL)
  • CD / DVD write speed 16x (CD) / 8x (DVD±R) / 4x (DVD±R DL)
  • CD / DVD rewrite speed 16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)

Acer Aspire... | Answered on May 07, 2020


try best player program, it does not have region-check

Acer Aspire... | Answered on May 07, 2020


The computer needs a video Codec to be installed before you can play DVD movies. Please click on this link and download a video Codec.

Free Codecs
www.free-codecs.com/index.htm

Acer Aspire... | Answered on May 07, 2020


I would suggest uninstalling all drivers and try running it as a generic drive and it should retain its blue ray playback abilities then i would suggest using a good program like power dvd 11

Acer Aspire... | Answered on May 07, 2020


Chances are that your laptop has a CD burner and a DVD rom which only reads DVD's but will burn regular CDs

Hope this helps

Acer Aspire 3680... | Answered on May 06, 2020


http://www.dvdidle.com/
The dvd region and css free is a tool that will enable you to watch ..copy and do about all you want with any zone coded DVD without changing the zone ....
anyway ..I understood that if you want to change the zone ..you can do that from the properties...but will only allow you to do it a few times..about 4 times I guess ...
I understood that using a program like this will do just fine ...and you only need it for the zone signed dvd's ...the rest of disks will play just fine ...

Acer Aspire 6920... | Answered on Apr 21, 2020

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