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tried everything still cant install win 8 on acer laptop

  1. #11

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    They should have an update for your model on acer website.


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  2. #12

    Are there any BIOS updates for your computer on the ACER website?
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  3. #13

    i have updated all drivers
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  4. #14

    there is an update for bios bt we don have access to bios in acer
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  5. #15

    Quote Originally Posted by saurabh808 View Post
    there is an update for bios bt we don have access to bios in acer
    Meaning you can't get into the BIOS? Pressing F2 repeatedly in boot gets to the BIOS in my ACER. Try F2, F8, F10, F11, F12, or DEL. Those are the most common BIOS keys.
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    i jus get basic bios settings by pressing del key .. it jus show sys info boot menu n screen passwrd optns nothing more
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  7. #17

    Can you move the left and right arrows to get to different screens?
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  8. #18

    yes bt not all of them
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  9. #19

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    Windows 8 Enterprise 64-bit (7 Ult, Vista & XP in V-Box)

    Funnily enough, I suffer from the same thing.

    My old Acer AS5735 LOVES the 32-bit CP, which it is currently running.

    However, every attempt to install the 32-bit RP met with the same issue that you have.

    Supposedly the CPU isn't 'compatible'.

    Although, strangely enough, the 64-bit RP installs and runs just fine....go figure.
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  10. #20

    nope neither 64 or 32 worked for me
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