Acer is a Taiwan-based international computer company, producer of monitors, laptops, netbooks, desktops and other products.

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Hard drive making strange sound

It sounds like the HDD is put into a power saving/sleep mode, spun down, but immediately started up again, and then this repeated 3-4 times, very quickly. How could I find out what this exactly is, ...
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I'm having trouble booting unity from Chrome OS

This problem appeared out of nowhere (apparently). I've been successfully booting unity from Chrome for a while now using shell sudo startunity However recently it's stopped working and instead I ...
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Lower temperature thresholds for sensors

My eight month old Acer V3-571G is overheating: temperature fluctuates between 64 degC and 75 degC with only Firefox running and the exhausts are starting show some signs of melting. As soon as I ...
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Acer c7 Chromeos problem: the bootloader was replaced

My model is Acer c710-2487. Son changed the bootloader to grub 2 but it can't find the o/s (if he put one there) on ahci0 (No known filesystem detected). How do I resolve? I would like to put back to ...
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How do I stop charging the battery way prior to 100% in OpenBSD?

I'm thinking about using a netbook as an OpenBSD server. I'd like it to have UPS -- so the integrated battery is quite useful. However, I'm very familiar with the batteries going dead very quickly ...