Tag Archives: a0722

Reset the BIOS / Supervisor Password on Acer Aspire One AO722

Question from reader M.H.: Hi J.D., Thank you so much for those great step-by-step memory upgrade instructions. As you obviously know much more about the AO722 than I do, I was wondering if I could pick your brain on something. As I’ve forgotten my computer’s BIOS supervisor password, would you be able to let me know how to clear it or otherwise get into my BIOS? (that is, other than sending the netbook back to Acer and paying them over

Disable beep on Acer AO722 netbook [SOLVED two ways]

The Acer AO722 is a lovely little netbook. However, it does have a few annoyances. One of which is that when using the netbook it will make an annoyinh beep, if you plug-in, or unplug, the power supply. I am not sure why Acer designed the A0722 this way, but thankfully there are a couple ways to disable the power plug beep! In Windows 7 go to: Control Panel > Sound > Playback Tab > Speakers > Properties > Levels

Upgrade Acer Aspire One AO722 memory/RAM

Remove the old RAM and install the new memory

UPDATE: Many readers have asked what memory I recommend for upgrading the A0722. My recommendation is 4GB of 1066MHz DDR3 Kingston memory because it offers a lifetime warranty, solid performance AND it is only about $22 with free shipping! Another great way to improve performance is to replace the AO722′s slow hard drive with a SSD. The Crucial M4 128GB (which includes a data transfer kit) or the Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB (drive only) are my top two choices. They both offer 3 year warranties along with good