Tag: acer

Fix Acer AL1916W Monitor

I have a LCD monitor, Acer AL1916W. I can remember when I bought it. But I do believe it is more than six years. I have two more monitor. One is Acer 1716B in early 2006, and Acer X223W in April 2009. So I got  Acer AL1916W between 2006 and 2009. These three monitors are

Windows XP: End of the life

Microsoft announced that Windows XP will not be supported any more until April 8, 2014. There are certain terms of Microsoft support lifecycle. Mainstream support: Microsoft will offer mainstream support for a minimum of 5 years from the date of a product’s general availability, or for 2 years after the successor product is released, whichever

Replace SSD on Acer Aspire One ZG5

Acer Aspire One ZG5 has 8GB SSD. This SSD has poor performance as indicated on Wiki. Intel Z-P230, model SSDPAMM0008G1. This SSD has been criticized for its slow read and write speed. Intel lists the drive’s maximum speeds as 38 MB/s read and 10 MB/s write. The even worse issue is that the SSD on

Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04

Ubuntu Netbook Edition is designed for Netbook. Such as what I have, Acer Aspire One with 8GB only. First of all. Download the UNE from the official site. The ISO file is about 700MB. It took me 40 minutes to complete download. The second step is Create my own UNE flash drive It is bootable

Flash Bios without command

Acer Aspire One A110 has new bios released. I want to update it. 1) Download bios package from the official site. Link 2) I use the windows flash tool to update it. 3) Restart the netbook. It is failed to boot up. When I press power button. It start to boot. I can go into