Posts Tagged ‘windows’

HyperSpace instant-on OS pops up while Windows boots

The HyperSpace environment lets you get online, browse the web, check e-mail, and watch YouTube videos. Phoenix claims using it instead of Windows for day-to-day tasks can also increase battery life by “up to 30%.” You won’t have to wait for hardware makers to implement this one in their notebooks, either-you can download a 21-day […]

Windows 7 Beta and the Acer Aspire One 3G – It works, sorta

“Now, after finding out that the download limit was lifted, I instinctively hit the link for the download. After signing in with my Live ID, I was redirected to a page asking for some personal details. After filling out a few boxes and answering a few questions, I was taken to a page showing the activation key […]

Driver – increased speed for WiFi for the Acer Aspire One Windows XP

atheros (brand of the WiFi card used in the aspire one) has released a new wireless driver. Its on the sites download page now 🙂 It does seem to run online streaming videos a little better with this new driver. *note this driver was orginally found by running an automatic windows update through Windows XP, […]

3G Driver – Aspire One (Windows)

Acer has released Windows drivers for the A150 today and they can be downloaded here. They are not really useful as no AA1s with built-in 3G are available yet, but they do reveal which 3G module will be used. There are actually two drivers included in the package. The first is for the internal Option […]

Aspire One: Installing and Running Windows XP

Getting Windows XP installed, however, does not. I do not have an external CD/DVD reader (I’m the world’s worst geek, I collect old, outdated computer peripherals, not new ones that would actually be useful), so I needed to install Windows XP using an USB stick. You’d think that in 2008 this would be trivial, but […]

Update Windows XP / Vista drivers – Acer Aspire One

Acer has added a couple of new drivers on their ftp site – Launch Manager, and Lan_Realtek These are mainly for Windows XP, but alot of the drivers also work with Windows Vista. 07/24/2008 09:23AM 44,697,361 Audio_Realtek_v.5.10.0.5628.zip 07/24/2008 09:23AM 8,082,184 CCD_LiteOn_v.5.8.33.1.zip 07/24/2008 09:23AM 7,485,348 CCD_SUYIN_V.1.0.1.3.zip 07/24/2008 09:23AM 3,363,335 CardRdr_Jmicron_v.1.00.16.01.zip 07/24/2008 09:23AM 2,102,841 Chipset_Intel_v.8.3.0.1018.zip 08/26/2008 08:15AM […]

Acer Aspire One Windows XP / Vista Drivers

I have uploaded the Acer Aspire One Windows XP Drivers here Chipset LAN WLAN Graphics Card Reader Audio

Acer Aspire One A150X comes with 120GB Hard drive

After reporting yesturday that the Acer Aspire One would now come with a 120GB hard drive, that earlier report looks like it was a false rumour (still no confirmation from Acer), as there is yet another addition to the Aspire One range; the Aspire One A150X. German retailer Notebooksbilliger.de are selling this model for 399 Euros (around £320).  It […]