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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Acer Smart Power Manager

Finally some useful software from Acer
Please note: Different Power Smart Manager is meant for different configuration.
Some Power Smart Manager supports Radeon Switchable meant for laptops with ATi Radeon Specification.
So to get the best fit, look for the latest Acer Laptop with specification as close to yours as possible.

Acer Smart PowerManager

Download here
Conserve Power On the Go.
Installable on most Acer/Packard Bell/Gateway/Emachine Laptops (Even on Laptops that doesn't came with this originally).
When you install it on a (eg. Packard Bell) Computer the software calls itself Packard Bell Power Save!

Optical Drive PowerManager

Download here
Conserve Power On the Go.
Installable on most Acer Laptops (Even on Laptops that doesn't came with this originally).
Software originally meant for Acer Aspire Timelines but work on Non Timelines as well.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Acer Aspire 4530 Drivers

Windows 7 works perfectly on Acer Aspire 4530.
There are no compatibility issues.

Acer Aspire 4530 BIOS --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Those who want Windows 7 OEM activated on Acer Aspire 4530 laptops go here
You will find the SLIC 2.1 BIOS Files there just flash using the flashing utilities provided by Acer and activate.

There are 3 Version 1.3333, 1.3334 and 1.3334 with some updated modules from 1.3336
(Because there is a booting issue with 1.3336 BIOS)
The ones with New VGA BIOS is modified with a updated VGA BIOS Module taken from a Emachine Laptop also equipped with Nvidia 9100M G Graphics. So take your Pick.
My personal recommendation is Z05_3334 with new VGA BIOS Module.

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Acer Aspire 4530 Application Launch Manager ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Launch Manager (For Windows 7)
Custom ShortCut button tweak continued to work.

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Nvidia Chipset Driver(Motherboard Driver)----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Download & Install Chipset Driver (from Nvidia) to remove the no coprocessor message.
Nvidia Chipset 64bit 
Nvidia Chipset 32bit


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Graphics Adapter Driver (Display Driver)------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Download and install the latest Nvidia Verde Drivers.

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Realtek Card Reader Driver (Card Reader Driver)----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Please note Acer failed to include the Latest Realtek USB Card Driver in their download page.
Please download it here.


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Realtek Audio Driver (Sound Driver)------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

You can download it from here or from Realtek Website

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Synaptics Touchpad Driver ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Download the driver from HP it will enable Multitouch (2 Finger Scroll, 3 Finger Press etc)

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WebCam Software -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

SuYin or Bison (If you have webcam issues this might help)

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The new Windows Experience Index for Acer Aspire 4530 (Remember to update DirectX otherwise the score will be 3.9)
If you used 64bit Windows 7 the score will be even higher...Below was done using 32bit Windows 7.

Gaming Temperatures on Windows 7 in Acer Aspire 4530



Remember to set Restore Point after you finish setting up all the software:
Go to Control Panel >> System >> Advance System Settings >> System Protection >>
Create Restore Point
Any issues regarding Windows 7 and Aspire 4530 post below.

Full Optimization for Aspire 4530 here
Realtek Driver Mod