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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.

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

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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 .

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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 .

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

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Posted On: 2010-01-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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

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Posted On: 2010-07-15 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-08-27 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-27 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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I'm trying to install windows 7 ultimate x64 in a desktop with some aging parts.

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Posted On: 2010-06-07 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-12-19 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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

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The sound card my cpu has is realtek i upgraded to version 2. 36 from version 2. 16 or 2. 26 i believe and these upgrades both had the "stereo mix" is there anyone to bring back the "stereo mix" with the upgraded software, or do i have to downgrade back to the older versions.

P. S. The other versions was vista based but still worked with windows 7, but had a few problems so i googled and found that realtek had made this software for windows 7.


Posted On: 2009-11-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Acer Monitor X223h Problem

I have been running windows 7 pro. (Clean install) as a dual boot (xp) on my lenovo thinkpad r60. There is one problem that i have not been able to fix & that is when i want to connect a acer external monitor - x223h or al2216w. Windows 7 does not detect the monitors at all.

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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I'm trying to install acer orbicam (bison) driver, but it's not working. I tried windows vista driver, and it installed. But it is not working. Where could i find this driver for windows seven?

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

Acer 620u Scanner Problem

I want to run a 10 year old scanner on windows 7 - is there a list of scanners that i could try? (The acer 620u is not being found automatically & the mfg does not seem to offer support) i hope to find one that will work. This is a simple scanner that comes up as wia flatbed scanner 13 1. 0(32-32) on my old xp

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

No Signal With Acer Al2216 Monitor

I have used this acer monitor with 32 bit xp system and upgraded to windows 7  64 bit system. On initial hookup everything worked fine i then had to get data off the old computer and hooked it back up and the monitor then showed no signal. So i unhooked the old computer with xp and rehooked the new windows 7 computer and it shows no signal as well. Please advise how i can get signal back to monitor and if it is advisable to swap computers if i am going to have this issue. I still need to use the old one with the data that is on it.

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

Broken Acer Upgrade Dvd

I installed my windows 7 upgrade dvd after i received it i believe some time in january 2010. As i put the disk into a dvd container, it broke. I tried acer customer service who told me to contact mentor media. I tried but there was no response from mentor media so i complained to the canadian corporate office and the better business bureau. Finally someone left a message with my order number. I tried accessing the mentor media site with the order number to no avail.

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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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I bought an acer from amazon. There is a product key number on the back of the computer. When it is entered it is "invalid".

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 .

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

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

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

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

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