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Acer Aspire One 722 Performance Upgrades

Pull downward on both of the rubber feet to slide open the access panel

If you have the lovely little AO722 netbook you may be looking for some simple and cheap upgrades. Here are my top upgrades for the AO722: Upgrade the RAM to 4GB for $20 or even 8GB for less than $40! Upgrade the HDD to a high performance SSD for less than $100 Add bluetooth by upgrading the wifi card to a combo wifi + bluetooth card for about $20 Add a Huawei 3G data card in the extra mini pci-e slot The AMD

Add bluetooth to the Acer Aspire One 722

Nice and easy access to the memory and hard drive as well as the wifi card!

If you would like to add bluetooth to your AO722, there are a couple easy (and pretty cheap) options: #1 Compact USB bluetooth adapter These are about $20 with free shipping at Amazon and this particular model has 600 reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars The dongle is small enough that you can just leave it plugged into a free USB port Installation consists of simply plugging the adapter into your USB and installing the driver, if you hit

Acer Aspire One AO722/AO725 8GB memory upgrade, recommended RAM? [ANSWER]

photo only shows one of the tabs being pulled back, make sure to release BOTH memory retention tabs

Q. I am looking at buying either an Acer Aspire One 722 or 725. Do either the AO722 and AO725 support 8GB of RAM? and if so, what is a memory module that is FOR SURE supported?   -Carly A. Hi Carly, here are answers to both your questions: Yes, the AO722 and AO725 support 8GB of memory! Here is a nice Corsair 8GB memory module that is confirmed to work in the AO722/AO725 and right now it is only about $39.50

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