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Disable/enable laptop trackpad [SOLVED]

If your laptop trackpad is too finicky to use reliably, you may want to disable it! While a trackpad can sometimes be disabled via the BIOS/UEFI or the Windows Device Mananger, there is often another simpler method: A simple Fn key + F7 (or other similar key) combination is often available to disable the trackpad on Acer laptops, Dell laptops and many more. The keyboard pictured above is an Acer AO725 laptop. This can also be handy if you are

Acer Aspire M5 583P wifi driver fix

Q. Here us a wifi driver question from a reader comment: hello, coming to u again for some help, this time im upgrading athe hdd to an ssd on an Acer Aspire M5 583p-9688. here is a rundown on what ive attempted. cloned original hdd to ssd using paragon software ( was successful when i cloned the hdd for the asus laptop). physically swapped the drives. f12 settings changed UFEI boot settings to Legacy, placed SSD on top of the

Upgrade the Acer Chromebook C720 SSD

The Acer C720 is a lovely little Chromebook that currently sits near the top of the Amazon best selling laptop list 🙂 Amazon Best Sellers: Best Laptop Computershttp://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Computers-Accessories-Laptop/zgbs/pc/565108/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&tag=pixensity-20These lists, updated hourly, contain bestselling items. Here you can discover the best Laptop Computers in Amazon Best Sellers, and find the top 100 most popular Amazon Laptop Computers. More info here about the US model: Acer C720 Chromebook (11.6-Inch, Haswell micro-architecture, 2GB)http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FNPD1VW/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00FNPD1VW&linkCode=as2&tag=pixensity-20User comment: I was skeptical about Chrome OS but now I

Acer Aspire One AO756 memory upgrade and SSD swap

The Acer Aspire One AO756 is a nice little laptop that is available for a quite reasonable price (usually around $270 USD). As an added perk, with a few easy upgrades it can be even better! The AO756 allows for easy access to the RAM (memory) and unlike many of its brethren, it actually has two memory slots allowing for up to 16GB of memory to be installed! The hard drive is also easily accessible in case you want to

Does AO756 support 16GB memory? [YES!]

Q. Does the Acer Aspire One AO756 support 16GB of RAM? A. Yes it does! I installed 16GB and everything works  perfectly. You can find screenshots and info below. 🙂 Q. How do I go about upgrading the memory? Complete memory upgrade instructions for the AO756 are available here. Q. What memory do you recommend? Corsair 16GB Dual Channel DDR3 SODIMM Memory Kit (CMSO16GX3M2A1333C9)http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006DI9PG8/[…] A. Corsair 16GB DDR3 SODIMM Memory Kit (features a lifetime warranty and free shipping :-)) Not bad

Acer Aspire V3-771G memory upgrade

Intro The Acer Aspire V3-771G is a very capable 17.3″ laptop that can often be found for a bargain price if you shop around. However, one of the nicest features about this laptop is its extreme upgradeability. It is an easy machine to work on and with a small amount of work you can have up to 32GB of RAM and dual SSDs (or hard drives). 🙂 For a non workstation machine, this amount of upgradeability is quite rare! Upgrade details To give you

Acer Aspire One 722 Performance Upgrades

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

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

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