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Acer Aspire 5538 - Mic Not Working


Unable to get mic to work on acer aspire 5538. The mic is turned on in all places - control panel.could it be defective? System troubleshooting tells me all is well.

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Installing On Acer Aspire 5735z

Installing windows 7 professional from hard drive boot, upgrading from vista home premium, computer has frozen at approx 2/3 bar graph while "completing installation" what should i do, is it safe to power off and try again ?

Shop bought pack / cd
Windows 7 professional upgrade from vista home premium
Acer aspire 5735z laptop


Posted On: 2009-10-27 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Acer Aspire 6930 Problems

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Among many other minor issues, the last problem is the fact that when i go to programs through the control panel and click on 'turn windows features on or off' it sits there for quite a while but when it's done the screen is blank.

I'm thinking the upgrade hit a snag, part of my computer thinks it's still vista while others act like windows 7. Of note my bf who has the exact same system as i do - bought at same time - and upgraded the same day as i is not having these problems and certain features on his system are completely different from mine.

What do i do? I still have the recovery disks from when my system had vista on it, do i try to recover it from those? I'm reluctant to use the 7 recovery disks because i assume they will have the same issues. Please help.


Posted On: 2010-02-17 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Acer Aspire One Webcam Not Working

I have an acer aspire one 10" model w/ built in webcam. I purchased in july 2009, model came installed with xp. I recently upgraded to windows 7. Acer will not support me because i have upgraded and they insisted i purchase tech service for assistance. Ridic! The device manager displays webcam and states it is working properly. It also states driver updated. I have uninstalled it restarted and reinstalled, but it still is not working.

I use to be able to click it open, now  when i click pic it just displays the information but no where on my computer am i able to actually open the device for picture purposes, quite frustrating in finding answer on web, seems to be a lot of people giving answers or links to driver scan sites.


Posted On: 2010-04-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Acer Aspire Refuses To Shut Down

I bought an acer aspire 5738 just before christmas and sent off for the windows 7 upgrade disc and installed it. It was working fine until today, when all of a sudden it refused to shut down.
I've left it for over an hour, and all it that happens is the screen switches off after a while. Every occasion so far, i've had to hard shut down the laptop. I've tried restoring from an earlier point, closing everything down via task manager before shutting down and the various windows diagnostic tools, but nothing seems to be working. I don't understand why it wasn't a problem until now, and is now screwed up, as i haven't installed any new software in a couple of months. Can anyone help me?


Posted On: 2010-05-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Sound Drivers For Acer Aspire 5600

Does anyone know where to get drivers for acer aspire 5600; specifically sound drivers. When win7 was installed on my wifes notebook the sound quit working. Yes it's listed in device manager, yes the volume sliders are up/its not muted. Yes device manager says it's working properly. Everything appears normal, except there is no sound.

Posted On: 2009-11-06 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

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My computer (acer aspire 4520) is not detecting my cd rom drive. It is not even showing its icon in 'my computer' & there is no cd rom in the device manager also. What is the problem &what should i do?The led in the cd rom is blinking normally that means that the power supply is alright. Are the drivers of my printer lost ?

Posted On: 2010-02-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Install 64-bit Win 7 On Acer Aspire 5570z

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2gb ddr2 sodimm upgradeable to 4gb with 2 sodimm
Acer aspire 5570z notebook computer 2007
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Posted On: 2009-11-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-12 . View Related Posts . . View 13 Replies .

Cannot Get Mic To Work

Under windows 7 none of my mic are working. I do have sound going through the headset but the mic won't pic anything up, this is with a usb headset. Same thing with my headset with jacks. My mic was working on 12-28, but nest time after that i tried to use it (1-2 i believe) it would not work. I've tried drivers and everything, but no go. Some more info, i have uninstalled drivers and reinstalled them. I have taken out my expansion sound card and just went with on board. I have rolled back drivers and even did a system restore to a point there i knew the mic worked and still nothing.

Posted On: 2010-01-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Mic Not Recognised On Macbook

External mic not recognized by windows 7 installed on boot camp of macbook (snow leopard). External mic not recognized by windows 7 installed on boot camp of macbook (snow leopard). The sound system(via control panel ) shows internal mic (cirrus logic cs 4206a-ab01 ) as default, & on right-click to see disabled/disconnected devices, nothing shows up. I also installed the realtek driver from the mac installation cd, nothing works.

When i plug in the headset though, i get sound output from the only jack on the macbook in the headset & the headphone shows up in the sound system too, but mic doesn't show up (not recognized). I also uninstalled the cirrus logic device (not driver) & did restart. Windows 7 installed the device on restart, but the non-recognition of mic persists.

Please guide, how can the windows 7 recognize the external mic. I don't want to use the internal mic (for speech recognition software).


Posted On: 2010-05-08 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-25 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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In other posts i have read that i just need to click the "detect" button but this does nothing. The acer & lenovo site both don't have any windows 7 drivers for these monitors & when i rang them for help they told me it is a know problem with windows 7. Has anyone had this issue with acer monitors & fixed the problem ?


Posted On: 2010-04-28 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Computer: acer aspire 5196
Os: windows seven professional x86
Webcam chipset: m5603c
Webcam manufacturer: ali corporation
Vendor id: 0402
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Posted On: 2009-11-11 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-12-09 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-25 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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I never received a replacement disk and was told today that there was no way of getting it because mentor media was out of existence. How can i get a replacement of a disk i need to re-install a windows 7 upgrade? Otherwise my acer computer may be useless. Perhaps looking for someone i can pay to copy their acer upgrade dvd [ the green one] and send it to me or create an iso file so i can make a replacement.


Posted On: 2010-08-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Acer Win 7 Upgrade Offer

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I have been cut off by acer a couple of times and they refuse to take on board all my information plus refuse to put me onto a manager. I bought the computer from staples in oxford, england as my son said to get this one as it had windows 7 upgrade offer and they say it is acer who is dealing with this but acer pass the buck to mentor media who are more or less dead as they never reply. Pass the parcel has nothing on this and i am absolutely disgusted by all this.


Posted On: 2010-02-12 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I have uploaded windows 7 onto my acer 7735g laptop and i no longer have wide-screen display on the desktop or when any program is running. How can i restore widescreen. I have tried acer online technical support but their reply was not much help. The laptop was purchased new in september just before windows 7 was released. At present there is no other programs added or any files made or transfered from any other computer (ie as it left the factory).

Posted On: 2009-11-14 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Lan Driver For Acer Extensa 5620z

After upgrading my acer extensa 5620z computer system from windows xp to windows 7 my device manager is not showing up on network adapters my lan driver from broadcom. In network and sharing center it is the same - there isn't anymore ethernet connection adapter available. It shows up only my broadcom 802. 11g wireless adapter but nothing more. Now i can't use internet through network cable if i plug it in to my computer ethernet slot. On acer.com homepage i wasn't able to find lan driver for windows 7 os. Can someone please help me?

Posted On: 2010-03-24 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Acer 5800 Upgrade Vista To Win7

Model 5800 desktop doing the upgrade vista to win 7 at point where screens asked me enter activation code - screen went blank dark. Never did enter code but win 7 seems to have come on. I am now transferring files back from usb to 'new computer'. I loaded 'acer upgrade dvd' back into computer but can't get it to start. Tried faq, can't find autorun.exe in root bin. Actually transfer went well, stuff seems to be working. How do i double check on step 3 and/or get it running? (For  applications, drivers, for win 7?)

Posted On: 2010-01-10 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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I have an acer aspire desktop pre installed win7 home premium oem x64 – it is needing a complete clean re install, only thing is i don't have a windows 7 home premium oem dvd. I only have a retail win7 dvd that i purchased a while ago for my partner- so is it possible to use the win 7 home premium dvd retail to re install my acer oem?
 
Does it work by changing the ei. Cfg file from – channel – retail to oem?
 
Or just by removing the ei. Cfg file?
 
Would any of the above work and if not is there another way around this? Now for what i mention on the above and having read the microsoft laws i am assuming this is boarder line from being illegal. As all of the above has been purchased by myself. And i don't want to use the recovery partition as full of bloatware.


Posted On: 2010-02-14 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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I recently upgraded from vista to windows 7 ultimate with hardly any problems, but i've just realized that when i open 'my computer' only 1 drive is shown (acer c:)? I used to have a d: drive as well, my laptop is a acer aspire 6920, 250 gb but now i only have 111 gb? Could anybody please help as i've lost all my recovery and backup photos etc which were/are on my d: drive.

Posted On: 2010-02-22 . View Related Posts . . View 14 Replies .

Acer 3300u Scanner Driver Don't Work In Win 7

My windows 7 detects the scanner but can't complete the installation. I've tried downloading drivers online but they don't seem to work as well and cannot detect the scanner. I also do not have the option of changing scanners.

Posted On: 2010-01-22 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .