20 Most Recent Acer Aspire 1690 Notebook Questions & Answers


go into control panel and look for the icon..back up and restore

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Apr 05, 2015


Try tapping the F8 key while starting up which should take you into Safe Mode. If that fails get back to us.

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Feb 09, 2014


Battery has gone bad. Replace the battery.

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Dec 28, 2013


If your computer came with a motherboard disc the sound drivers could be on it
Click start control panel administrative tools computer management device manager scroll to sound video and game controllers you might see a yellow question exclamation mark? ! or a red X Right click to reinstall drivers. Click start control panel sounds and audio volume advanced speakers make sure you have selected the (appropriate speakers) also audio you will find 3 drop down lists make sure you have selected the correct speaker settings.
Click start control panel sounds and audio devices select advanced there might be a tick in the mute box untick it.
If his does not fix the problem Click start control panel sounds and audio devices you can adjust the volume there also select speaker volume. You can change your settings there you can also tick in the box place icon in taskbar for any further volume control settings you will need to right click on the speaker volume icon system select adjust volume Click start control panel sounds and audio volume advanced speakers select the appropriate speakers from the drop down list or navigate to the device manager scroll to system devices + to expand system speaker right click properties then select use this device (enable) also you might check the speaker plug/outlets they are usually at the side of the laptop.

You will have to open up the computer to check the lead attached to the rear of the input plug make

sure the connection is good with no dust as dust causes static electricity Clean your computer of dust using a fine air blower from a compressor making VERY sure that there is

no MOISTURE in the air line specifically around the sound card and the CPU central processing unit.

dust causes static to build up in a computer http://download.cnet.com/2000-20_4.html on the home page you should see a search tab just type in what you are looking for IE: motherboard name audio driver you might have to try a few times to get it right for windows 7 Click start right click on computer select properties then device manager scroll to sound and video game controllers if you see a yellow question/exclamation mark or a red X the driver will need to update drivers Click start right click on computer select properties then device manager scroll to sound and video if you right click on sound and video then on high definition audio device select update driver software Click start control panel hardware and sound manage audio devices right click on your speaker select configure speakers. Right click on the speaker icon in the bottom taskbar you will see an array of options select playback devices make sure it has a green tick and the correct speakers are selected be updated. If you computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it although once speakers are connected widows 7 should automatically update the drivers Click start control panel hardware and sound manage audio devices playback you might have to set a default go for via high definition audio then right click on speaker You might have to configure them then select properties you will see tabs general level in this tab make sure your settings are loud enough also enhancements and advanced from the drop down list in the advanced tab select dvd quality or another then apply

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Feb 05, 2013


check your processor if its good den check you power I.C

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Dec 14, 2012


You might have deleted the icons click to open the Recycle Bin once open you could see your icons click restore items

If the icons are not in the recycle bin click start all programs right click on the program you need the icon click send to desktop to create short cut

hope this helps

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Nov 12, 2012


Computer does not boot up The problem maybe the RAM, it is faulty or just needs reseating to make proper electrical contact.
Reseat the RAM and then boot up your laptop. If it still does not boot up then remove the RAM module/s and take them to your friendly computer repair shop and get them to test the RAM for you. Just like you sometimes need a mechanic to repair your car, sometimes you do need a technician to diagnose and identify the fault or faults on your computer. Not only does a good service technican have the experience to deal with this type of problem, they also have the equipment that allows them to look at things the average computer user can't see, and he has a collection of replacement parts that can be used to quickly test individual components on your computer.

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Oct 25, 2012


Go to www.ebay.com Type: make and model of laptop, refine search to power supply, the price to replace is far cheaper than repair.

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on May 27, 2012


these laptop drivers are the same as your 1692

http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers

then download for acer- travelmate 4100 or travelmate 4020

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on May 18, 2012


go to http://tim.id.au/laptops he may have what your looking for on download

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on May 18, 2012


here is what i found aspine 1690 ,tm 4100, tm 4020 uses the same motherboard.

http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers


then download for acer- travelmate 4100 or travelmate 4020 .

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on May 18, 2012


could be a registry problem if you cant see your dvd drive in windows explorer
Click start control panel administrive tools,computer management,device manager scroll down cd-dvd rom drives you might see a yellow question mark ? right click you will have options to update driver,roll back driver,or select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver or uninstall then reinstall if this does not fix the problem it might be a registry problem if you cant see your disk drive in windows explorer

Close all open programs

Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

SYSTEM

CurrentControlSet

Control

Class

{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.

Upper Filters

Lower Filters

Upper Filters.bak

Lower Filters.bak

If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete

After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer

Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone. or
you might have to physically unplug the leads for this cd/dvd then plug them back this should activate the found new hardware wizard or

you might have to uninstall then restart your computer then reinstall your DVD/CD then reinstall the driver for this device
if your computer came with a motherboard disk the drivers could be on it
click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down cd dvdrom drives if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark? ! or a red x right click you will need to update the driver or
select properties general troubleshoot, select driver click to reinstall drivers click update driver

hope this helps you

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Oct 04, 2011


How to Bypass or Remove aBIOS Password

NOTE: Do not try to guess the password on a passworded Hard Drive. 3 wrongguesses will often result in the information on the hard drive being lostforever. How to Bypass or Remove a BIOS Password by Removing theCMOS Battery:
The simplest way to remove a BIOS password is to simply remove the CMOSbattery. A computer will remember its settings and keep the time even when itis turned off and unplugged because these parts are powered by small batteryinside the computer called a CMOS battery. If we pull out this battery, thecomputer will forget a lot of its hardware settings, including its BIOSpassword. This should not be performed on Laptops if you are not experiencedworking with laptop hardware. Anyway, open up thecomputer case using a screw driver and locate the flat, circular and metallicCMOS battery. Some computers have this part standing upright. Once you have located it,observe how the latches are holding it. There are many different ways to removea CMOS battery. Make sure to power down thecomputer, unplug the power cables and unplug any USB devices if they arepowered. The computer must not be able to get power from anywhere for this towork. Take out the CMOS battery and wait 10 - 25 minutes before putting it backin. The reason for this wait is because the computer can still store power inits capacitors even though everything is unplugged. The waiting period allowsenough time for them to discharge. Plug everything back in,power up the computer and enter the BIOS again. If everything went well thereshould be no more password. In some cases, if you get weird error messagesduring boot up now, you will need to go to "Load BIOS Defaults" in BIOS andsave the changes to fix them.

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Sep 25, 2011


Here is the link to the drivers for your model of Acer notebook:
http://support.acer.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?modelId=84

Unfortunately, Acer has not provided Windows 7 drivers for your model of notebook.

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Mar 24, 2011


There could be a couple of reason why laptop didn't start-up. Basic: the battery is dead and need to be recharged. Possibly the battery isn't keeping charge and the AC power charge is un-plug from the wall. Leaving the laptop without power. Make sure everything is plugged in and try to power it up. It that doesn't work then it could be the power supply in the laptop it self. Good Luck!!!

Acer Aspire 1690... | Answered on Mar 15, 2011

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