Problems with Acer® TravelMate Laptops
The Acer TravelMate laptop is designed for business and home users. The hardware specifications of this series include Intel Dual-Core processor along with 5-in-1 card reader and hardware and a huge memory. The operating systems that can be used on these laptops include Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. The Acer TravelMate laptops perform much better with the Windows 7 operating system. The common problems that can be faced on the Acer TravelMate Laptops are mainly related to hardware and software, and include incompatibility, system freeze, system lock up when using a program, blank screen error, system won’t switch off during shutdown, external monitor won’t switch off, wireless Internet problems, hard disc failure, display of incorrect characters when using the keyboard, driver issues, and so on. You need to resolve all these issues for the proper functioning of your system.
The following are the tips to resolve the issues on your Acer TravelMate laptop:
- Uninstall and reinstall device drivers
- Update software programs
- Change RAM
Uninstall and reinstall device drivers
Sometimes, computer instability is due to a newly installed driver software or external device. Check for the cause and uninstall the software causing the problem, and then reinstall it to fix the issue. If a driver software is incompatible with the operating system on your Acer TravelMate laptop, change it to a compatible version that suits the operating system.
Update software programs
Outdated software programs can also cause trouble on your system. So, always keep programs up to date in order to fix issues related with software incompatibility. Updated software programs include the latest features that can resolve the issues. You also need to keep your BIOS up to date to fix the problems with your Acer TravelMate laptop.
If the error is caused due to some bad sections in the RAM, you need to change the RAM to resolve this issue. You can fix the error by checking with a working RAM.