Built in mic on acer aspire one does not
The microphone on my acer aspire one netbook does not work. I am running windows XP on the netbook and had this problem once before some time back, but can't remember what the person tech told me to uninstall that does the job all of a sudden again. I use also the audio if it helps Realtek HD. I tried several times to update the drivers and reinstall the software from the acer site, it does not work... any suggestions?
Thank you for your message.
I see that you are facing problems with the built-in microphone.
Let's not worry! I'm here to help.
1. what exactly happens when you use the built-in microphone? You receive an error message?
2. What is the status of the device in Device Manager?
Check out this link to learn more about device manager:
By using Device Manager
Let's try the following and check:
We will adjust the volume of your microphone and check if it is set as default.
(a) right click on the "speaker" icon located on the bottom right corner the screen of the taskbar.
(b) click on sounds, click on the recording tab.
(c) click Microphone, and then click Properties. (Note to make sure that this work appears under Microphone. If the job does not appear, click on Microphoneand then click set as default.)
(d) in the Properties of the Microphone dialog box, click the custom tab.
(e) select or clear the check box Amp Microphone .
(f) click the levels tab.
(g) set the slider for the volume to the desired level, and then click OK.
(h) click on OK to close the sound dialog box.
I would also say that you update the drivers for your Microphone and looking for the issue.
See this link for more information:
How to manage devices in Windows XP
I hope that helps!
If you need help on this problem or any question of Windows in the future let us know.
My acer aspire one does not start. the scrolling windows screen, then screen turns off. but after a long time (45mins) the login screen appears and d sysytem restarts. I have a multi boot with 2 installations of xp, and this happens with both bones. not able to access my sys to bak - up also. all f8 options were considered, but no use.I have some bad sectors on d: (have total 3 drive partitions c:, d:, e: with xp on c: and e :))the sys wud show a blue screen and reboot when certain file wud b accessible on d:... now the sys cannot start all... pls help...
· You get an error message or an error code?
· Have you made changes on the computer before this problem?
Follow these methods.
Method 1: Try starting it in last known good configuration.
Method 2: Try to start in safe mode.
If you are able to boot into safe mode, try a clean boot.
Note: After the clean boot for troubleshooting, return the computer to a Normal startupmode.
Method 3: Disconnect external devices such as printer, scanner, etc. and try to start.
Also disable automatic restart in the event of system failure
After you install a HD on my Acer Aspire One wireless mouse, the Synaptics Touchpad works not at all even if feataure troubleshooting indicates it works correctly. Default is always to the wireless mouse. I tried to deavtivating the wireless mouse and reset to factory manufacturer. This does not re-enable the Touchpad.
Try Fn + F7. This option turns the touchpad on and outside.
Built in mic on my Aspire 5738ZG do not work properly when I use Skype. I'm on windows xp, 32 bit. I installed the drivers Audio Realtek Acer official website but the microphone is still very low. Other people have said that they hear me very bad when talking on Skype, for example. What can I do?
You must check the Panel realtek on Mic Boost.
I don't know what version you have, but you can find some practical information to search on youtube on "realtek mic boost.
I have an acer aspire one model 10 "w / built-in... webcam I bought in July 2009, came from model installed with xp... I have recently upgraded to windows 7... Acer will not support me because I've updated and they insisted I get the technical assistance service... ridic!... Device Manager shows webcam and States that it works properly... She also pilot States updated... I uninstalled it restared and reinstalled it, but this still does not work... I use to be able to click it open... now When I click on the photo, it just display information but no where on my computer I am able to actually open the device for photo purposes... quite frustrating to find the answer on the web... seems to be a lot of people giving answers or links to driver scan sites... no one answered this question apart from making guesses at random , who has been a loss of a lot of time... so actually has a real answer and who knows some instead of guess, it would be much appreciated.
You run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to make sure that your system will work correctly on Windows 7?
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisorhttp://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/get/upgrade-advisor.aspx
Check with the Acer's Support, their online documentation and drivers, and their forums.
Acer - USA - Service and support
Acer - drivers and downloads
Acer - Community/Forums
Acer - worldwide
Troubleshoot camera connection
Vista references apply to Windows 7.
You probably need to recharge the device drivers and any software control of the 'IF' camera, there is
everything for Windows 7.
Login as an administrator.
Double-click Control Panel / Device Manager - Imaging - writing down of the brand and model of camera.
on this subject and on the tab of the driver is version. Now, click on update drivers (who are unable to do anything as MS
is far behind the pilots of certification). RIGHT click on the camera - UNINSTALL - REBOOT - it
will update the driver stack.
Now, go to the system manufacturer's website and download the latest driver for the camera and the other related camera
software (if not more recent get the same).
Download - SAVE - go to them and RIGHT CLICK - RUN AS ADMIN - reboot after each driver.
Look at the sites of the manufacturer for drivers - and the manufacturer of the device manually.
Installation and update of drivers to 7 (update drivers manually using the methods above is preferred
to make sure that the latest drivers from the manufacturer of system and device manufacturers are located)
Then let windows updates on however prevent loading of drivers who are often older than the
those that you have installed. If updates suggests a pilot and then HIDE it and watch manually to see if their
really is a more recent version (at the time system manufacturer and the sites of the manufacturer of the device).
Stop Windows 7 to automatically install device drivers
How to disable automatic driver Installation in Windows 7 / Vista
Turn off Windows Update Device Driver search prompt in Windows 7 / Vista (for professionals,
Ultimate and Enterprise)
I hope this helps.
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Hi all hope you can help - I have an acer aspire 5742 running windows 7. the problem is that it doesn't start not until after bios acer launched toward the top of page and just continuously loop around. F2 and F12 keys available no. function F8 or F10. tried to re-don't boot from the recovery disk no joy. Startup disk in the bios change still no joy. Cannot make a secure boot or system reset as unavailable F8 and F10 keys.
fan does not (not over heating)
HD is running
can you please help
Hi - I've worked with thanks to you all, I'll wish to explain how to fix at the base.
1 - Download partition manager free 2014. http://www.Paragon-Software.com/home/pm-express/
2. run the partition manager and select go delet.
3 - Select the partition that has 100 MB space and delete
4. then select the larger partition and delete.
5 - turn off the power to the laptop
6 - Turn on the laptop
7. when the acer page appears, press ALT + F10 ONLY once.
8. then I chose to install full. higher setting.
Bingo it completed the complete installation without blocking upward on the desktop.
This has been mentioned somewhere else where but should be simplified.
hope that it all works for you.
A few weeks ago, my laptop Acer Aspire R14 went totally blank. When I unplugged the power cord, it started right to the top, but at the moment where I plugged the power cord back inside would be closed. The battery dies quickly in this way, because it would not charge. I removed the battery then it started upward with the power cord. I thought it must be the battery, so I installed a new battery. which is not to change the problem.
So, I ordered a new motherboard and after a few weeks, I received it today, installed, and I have always the same thing. It works well with the power cord plugged in until the battery is disconnected. But at the time wherever I connect the battery, everything stops, not to be revived unless I disconnect the battery.
I need help! What could be the problem?
Glad I could help.
I just bought this new laptop last night. The DVD player does not recognize any DVD or CD placed in the tray. All if the player starts but nothing appears on the monitor. I have the auto-play configured to recognize any software install cd/dvd.
As it is new, it is under warranty.
Contact Acer A.S.A.P. > and make a claim.
See you soon. Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
Original title: acer aspire laptop
I have intermitat problelm of I cannot close my lap top down he vist and is fully updated no error messages come it said just blocking down on the screen only to close down is to press and hold / switch help is appretiated
· Since when are you facing this problem?
· Remember to make changes to the system?
· Have you defined a plan of power on laptop?
I recommend you perform the clean boot.
Put your boot system helps determine if third-party applications or startup items are causing the problem. If so, you need to maybe contact the manufacturer of the program for updates or uninstall and reinstall the program.
See the following article in the Microsoft KB for more information on how to solve a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or Windows 7:
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
Note: After troubleshooting, be sure to set the computer to start as usual as mentioned in step 7 in the above article.
You can also check the underside of the articles for more information:
Why my computer won't turn on or off quickly?
Turn off your computer properly
Turn off a computer: frequently asked questions
Well, I have a 5515 Acer Aspire running Windows Vista Home Basic Edition. It hasent been working lately (VISTA USUALLY START!). I have no idea what my BIOS password. In any case, I have a never used Windows Vista Ultimate not copy to level. Can I pop in my computer and without starting Vista, (re) install vista? PLEASE HELP ME! I'VE BEEN WITHOUT A COMPUTER FOR A MONTH! I HAD TO WRITE THIS ON MY IPHONE!
If you have problems with BIOS password, you will need to contact Acer at the link above.
You can't get in your version of Vista has to do an upgrade, you need a license Ultimate FULL Vista to do a clean install, not an ultimate upgrade license.
BUT you cannot change boot order if you have BIOS password problems.
Contact Acer is the solution.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
The machine of love but just discovered he can't communicate with new advanced5G wireless modem without ethernet cable. Is - fixable? I know this is an older machine but is ideal for travel. I would also like to load windows 10 when they are available for this machine. Help?
You must install a new wireless card that supports this connection of 5G, it is not a limitation of the software, in this case.
I made a huge mistake and clicked on the link to get Windows 10. After you have installed Windows 10, I realized that the Office Starter Edition on my Acer Aspire One is not compatible. I started Windows 7 but now Office Starter will not work. I try to fix but get a message that says I don't have an internet connection. Yes!
I advise you to put your PC with [Alt] + [F10] and perform the updates. Using "Back to Windows 7", you lose a lot of applications and have a few problems.
Have an Acer Aspire One D270. I've had for about 4-5 months now. Today it suddenly has stopped and it won't turn on. I left for a few hours but nothing yet. I thought it was a battery problem but the charging light does not turn. I know for sure, it is not the charger. Please help me! Thanks in advance!
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Nevermind found the solution... Follow the steps below. (Please be careful when you handle the electrical components of the computer such as batteries and power adapters)
- Remove the battery and hold the power for a few seconds (drain any remaining power)
- Turning on the computer without the battery with the AC adapter is plugged in.
- Wait a few seconds and then reconnect the battery
After a few tries the computer should start normally supported. The amber battery stops flashing and turns green when fully charged.
When I try to open Roxio, Desk Top Manager V 4.5, it gives a message that my screen resolution should be set to 1024 x 768, but my Acer aspire One is only capable of 1024 x 600. It works fine on another laptop and my desktop computer. I really want to get my music and files jpg of my 8830 to this new laptop also. Does anyone know of a work around for this problem? Thank you.
You can do it with windows Explorer, connect the device to the computer and open windows Explorer, and you can manage all the pictures and songs, because the device is detected as an external hard drive
Original title: acer aspire one battery 722 died waiting, does not, got new battery, same thing, can't find updates for 722, pc 2 years
Hows that for a question? I started with 2 cans and a string now its internet. I googled my problem is the button to power down for what he can "reset". The another Aspire One are updated to fix this normal, falling asleep with netbook on standby and have the battery die. I don't know how to get out my files if I can send it to the India and back. I want to go to India not my netbook! I got a new battery of the India, but that did not help. Someone at - it sort of easy for me to get my netbook to detect my battery and load as it can get? I don't know how to copy and paste so helps to show my skill level. Thank you
I would suggest trying the following steps and check.
a. turn off the laptop completely.
b. remove the battery from the bottom.
c. leave the battery of the laptop for 5-10 minutes.
d. plug the adapter into the laptop (still remove the battery).
e. turn on the system and let it fully boot in Windows.
f. once it arrives on the desktop to launch all startup items. In other words, do not interrupt the boot process until everything is prepared.
g so go ahead and shut down the computer normally (using the START > turn off computer method).
h. once the system is turned off, plug the battery back in and turn on the computer.
Solutions to common battery problems
I suggest you to save all the data if you are able to start the computer successfully before you send the laptop for service.
If the problem persists, I suggest you to contact the Acer Support for assistance.
Hope this information is useful.
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