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Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,371
Posted By Cactus
To do a true clean install you need to format...

To do a true clean install you need to format your system drive, not just install over it. Just got 7127 myself so I'll be installing that later too to test.

With regard to gaming on 32vs64, never...
Forum: General Discussion 16 May 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,371
Posted By Cactus
As the others said, go with W7. I'd recommend x64...

As the others said, go with W7. I'd recommend x64 as you have 4Gb of RAM (you'll lose about half a gig due to x32's limit on address space). Also recommended is a clean install (don't think you can...
Forum: Drivers 13 May 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 22,308
Posted By Cactus
I think now that it might be a combination to get...

I think now that it might be a combination to get that to work - missed it since I've reinstalled this thing more times than I can recall.

I think you need to have the Dritek drivers, the...
Forum: Drivers 13 May 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 6,478
Posted By Cactus
If you're willing you can try out the ones...

If you're willing you can try out the ones provided by Acer, they work and they appear to be the Intel versions, not Acer specific.

Acer FTP site - Notebooks - 8920 - Drivers - Intel_Robson driver
Forum: Drivers 13 May 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 22,308
Posted By Cactus
Empowering Technology Framework doesn't work no...

Empowering Technology Framework doesn't work no matter which version you have. However the programs that depend on it, like eAudio Management an ePower Management, work fine. The RH side controls...
Forum: General Discussion 12 May 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 9,177
Posted By Cactus
One thing to remember with laptops (regardless of...

One thing to remember with laptops (regardless of OS) is NEVER install the Nvidia drivers, or any from a third party for that matter. Manufacturers make thier own tweaks and changes so that they are...
Forum: Chillout Room 02 May 2009
Replies: 47
Views: 6,990
Posted By Cactus
This is exactly why they are in court in the...

This is exactly why they are in court in the first place. People who have no Idea how the system actually works taking someone to court over it - they just want a scapegoat to scare the every day...
Forum: Drivers 02 May 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 6,026
Posted By Cactus
Untrue - I've got a 9500M which is fine, it's the...

Untrue - I've got a 9500M which is fine, it's the same range. My brother has the exact card you have, and also has no problems. Why? because our laptop manufacturer provide drivers Vista 64 certified...
Forum: General Discussion 02 May 2009
Replies: 45
Views: 6,719
Posted By Cactus
Same here - been using Seven as the main OS since...

Same here - been using Seven as the main OS since 7077, and had only niggly problems and quite frankly I had much worse with Vista when I first took that up. If you get anything happen thats...
Forum: Drivers 30 Apr 2009
Replies: 42
Views: 123,755
Posted By Cactus
If the intel turbo memory hardware and drivers...

If the intel turbo memory hardware and drivers are the same across the board regardless of your laptop model (like Nvidia drivers) you could get them from an alternative manufacturer.

The Acer...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2009
Replies: 46
Views: 5,486
Posted By Cactus
Personally, I'd disagree there - Seven has had...

Personally, I'd disagree there - Seven has had fewer problems that Vista Ultimate for me, even runs games faster, and remember that officially, Seven is pre-release / beta software and is not...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 9,177
Posted By Cactus
These should work: ...

These should work:
ftp://ftp.acer-euro.com/notebook/aspire_5920/vista/64bit/

If you've got the Intel 965 Mainboard these should work also: ...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 9,177
Posted By Cactus
Well, been back up and running for about 2 1/2...

Well, been back up and running for about 2 1/2 hours and I'd have got it by now, but haven't so far. All drivers and base programs (Acer utils and Avast AV) are installed. I have a feeling its down...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 9,177
Posted By Cactus
On 7077 I was using the same drivers I had for...

On 7077 I was using the same drivers I had for Vista x64. The Same applies for the RC but I decided to trust the ones installed by Windows for the motherboard (One thing I never have done before if...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 9,177
Posted By Cactus
Same thing happens to me - Acer 8920G. This...

Same thing happens to me - Acer 8920G. This didn't happen in 7077

The only difference is that I've trusted the Windows built in Mobo/System drivers. I'll instal the Acer/Intel ones when I get a...
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