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not sure whether its a problem with the drive or a problem with windows media player. Take a can of air and blow some onto the laser of the dvd drive, this will make sure that there is no dirt or dust on the laser.

Once you do that put the dvd back into the drive. Give it about 20-30 seconds and then see if it tries to pull up the movie if it does and your getting errors from windows media player then we know that the drive is working cause its seeing the movie properly.

At that point, I would suggest downloading the latest version of windows media player.

Go here to download the latest version of Windows Media Player 11.

After doing that and installing it, try playing your movie again, in fact try several movies just to make sure. Windows Media player may want to download Codecs, if it does then let it. This will allow it to recognize dvds better and quicker.

If the codecs are updated and you still can't get it to see and play movies then I would suggest using a different dvd player such as Cyberlink PowerDVD located on this page:

http://download.cnet.com/windows/dvd-software/


Acer Aspire... | Answered on Jul 17, 2019


Hi You can use your windows media player instead, all you have to do is to download the klite codec and install it to your computer..Visit this websitehttp://www.free-codecs.com/download/k_lite_mega_codec_pack.htm

Once your on the page , click and download the Download K-Lite Mega Codec located on the bottom of the page

After you download the klite mega codec to your computer, you need to install it.After installing the klite codec you don't need to use the real player anymore.You can use your windows media player to play DVD

Acer TravelMate... | Answered on Jul 16, 2019


Hello, if you cannot find means to activate the wireless connection for Wi-Fi then I suggest re-loading your driver for your wireless adapter that’s either a installed or can be removed from the unit. Luck luck

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Jul 15, 2019


its the hardware problem.if there laptop have the nvidia or ati graphics then resold the graphic controller with heat gun.
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Acer Computers &... | Answered on Jul 15, 2019


Hi I am Vortash sorry to say that power supply fault seems to be the most likely answer to this .. and to be honnest with laptops that was 50% of the problems I fixed .. they are also quite exspensive retail so I tend to search on Amazon or Ebay for them .
I have had this problem with a faulty hard drive also it was shorted out so the computer just shut down .. whatevetr it turns out to be this is one for a skilled engineer as replacing components on a 12 layer multiple circuit requires special soldering equipment and conditions and a fair amount of dexterity and skill good eyesight and the patience of a God lol . you could try another hard drive yourself that isn't to difficult if you can borrow or buy a cheap one .. and you can always get a caddy for it after and us it as a secondry drive on the usb if your own isn't faulty .. I hope this helps Vortash

Acer Extensa... | Answered on Jul 14, 2019


reinstall your os again not update, may be you will not facing the problem again.

Acer Aspire 5315... | Answered on Jul 12, 2019


Hi,

If the computer does not have a built in "CAPS" indicator you have two choices.
1: Install software that will show you the CAPS / NUMLOCK status.
2: Use a different keyboard (USB) that includes the status indicators.

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Jul 11, 2019


Hi

Try to download VLC-mediaplayer from:Videolan.org and try with this program. and/or:
i allways use Mediaplayer Classic http://mpc-hc.sourceforge.net/ this works really well for me
and plays ALL Media. also download and install FFDSHOW: http://www.free-codecs.com/download/ffdshow.htm (this is the codec for media files)

Good Luck

Acer... | Answered on Jul 11, 2019


Good morning! if you decide to get an lcd i would suggest one with very 'low' response time. such as 8milliseconds or less, as it looks amazing nothing beats the richness of the colors in an lcd. best regards

Acer AL2017 20"... | Answered on Jul 11, 2019


Hi and Welcome to Fixya

Video Codecs are needed if in any case some videos wont recognized by your computer due to different file format. You can download free codecs over the internet and they are absolutely free. Here is the link for one of the codecs available over the internet.

Have a good one!

Acer Aspire One ... | Answered on Jul 11, 2019


Download and install Nero Burning Rom program, open it, set in the up window the option CD/DVD, get to preferite, copy CD or copy DVD option, depends by what you need, set the speed 4x for DVD or 8x for CD for have a good copy quality, insert the original disk, it will copy it, then insert the new disk to burn.

Acer... | Answered on Jul 11, 2019


You will need a Windows 10 boot disk if you don't have one.

Installing Windows 10 using the media creation tool - create media then
boot with it.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/media-creation-tool-install

How to Create a Bootable USB Flash Drive to Install Windows 10
http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2376-usb-flash-drive-create-install-windows-10-a.html

OR use this method :

How to Create a USB Recovery Drive in Windows 10
http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4200-recovery-drive-create-windows-10-a.html
If your system came with Windows 10 the System Maker can supply the disk for a small cost since you already own Windows.

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Boot with a Installation or Repair disc or USB drive - issue these from the Command
Prompt and hit ENTER after each.

C:

bootrec /fixmbr

bootrec /fixboot

bootrec /scanos

bootrec /rebuildbcd

After the above you may need to run Automatic Repair (even 2 or 3 times) - Option 5
here and run StartUp Repair to see if it helps.

How to Boot to Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10
http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2294-advanced-startup-options-boot-windows-10-a.html

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Using EasyBCD often works when other methods do not. <-- if Bootrec did not help use this.

Translate the Windows 7 methods to Windows 8/8.1/10..
Recovering the Vista or Windows 7 or 8 Bootloader from the DVD
http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/EBCD/Recovering+the+Vista+Bootloader+from+the+DVD

Recovering the Vista Bootloader with EasyBCD (Windows 7 & 8)
http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/EBCD/Recovering+the+Vista+Bootloader+with+EasyBCD

Repairing the Windows Vista Bootloader (Windows 7 & 8)
http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/EBCD/Repairing+the+Windows+Vista+Bootloader
After the above you may need to run Automatic Repair (even 2 or 3 times) - Option 5
here and run StartUp Repair to see if it helps.
How to Boot to Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10
http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2294-advanced-startup-options-boot-windows-10-a.html

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If all else fails you can try a Clean Installation.

If you do a Clean Install then it would be activated with the Digital Entitlement.

Start fresh with a clean installation of Windows 10
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10startfresh

Clean Install Windows 10
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wiki/windows_10-windows_install/clean-install-windows-10/1c426bdf-79b1-4d42-be93-17378d93e587

Acer Computers &... | Answered on Jul 10, 2019


Look in play store for widgets.

Suggestions
1. BBC weather

2. Sky News

Top Free in Widgets

Acer Iconia B1... | Answered on Jul 09, 2019


The laptop should have come with CD/DVD burning software preloaded. Acer's specs page for your model says it comes with NTI Media Maker. The program will have help information available to guide you through, and you can find more help online. If you just want to write data files onto a DVD, the process typically is not much more than dragging files to a layout window and telling the program to burn the disc. This gives you a way to back up data, or to store movies in formats you can view on a computer (AVI, MPG, etc.).

On the other hand, if you're asking how to make a video DVD that will play in a regular DVD player like a commercial movie, maybe with features like menus or scene selection and such, the process for making that kind of DVD is more involved. You need some DVD authoring software. NTI may offer that capability, but I'll admit I have never looked.

In most cases, the software that comes preloaded on computers is a limited version of some commercial product. The computer manufacturers get paid to include the program, and the software company hopes you'll buy the full version when you discover the limitations. If you don't want to pay for software, there are free, more full-featured programs available for downloading.

For general CD and DVD burning, I use CDBurnerXP. To make video DVDs, I use a program called DVDStyler. Both are open-source, meaning they are 100% free to download and use, and they both offer a lot of features.

Acer Aspire... | Answered on Jul 09, 2019


Will it play in some other computer?
Will it play in a DVD-player?

Is it just one DVD that will not play,
or will _no_ DVDs play?

What software (Windows Media Player, PowerDVD, VLC, other) are you using as your DVD-player controlling-software?

What error-message(s) do you see?

Acer TravelMate... | Answered on Jul 09, 2019

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