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Bombarie86
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vga driver update W8.1 Aspire E1-531

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Hello, after installing all available windows 8.1 updates from the Acer website for my laptop Aspire E1-531NXM12EH004 running on Windows 8.1(after upgrade), I get this message:

"This system does not meet the minimum requirements to install the software." when installing update "VGA_Intel_10.18.10.3304_W81x64".

Are there more people encountering this problem?  Is this a failure made by Acer ?

Unfortunately Acer customer service isn't responding to my questions, so I would give it a try overhere.

 

IMO the "VGA_Intel_10.18.10.3304_W81x64" update isn't compatible for my laptop, because this contains a 2nd gen Intel Pentium Core(B960) with  Intel R HD graphics 2000,  the "readme" file displays something else:

 

I.  INSTALLATION INFORMATION

Supports Intel(R) Iris(TM) graphics, Intel(R) Iris(TM) Pro graphics, and Intel(R) HD graphics on:

 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Platform
 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor U Series-based Platform
 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Platform
 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor U Series-based Platform
 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Y Series-based Platform
      Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor 2000/3000/G2000/G2100/G3000 Series
      Intel(R) Celeron(R) Processor 900/1000/2000/G1000 Series

DISCLAIMER: Intel is making no claims of usability, efficacy or warranty.  The INTEL SOFTWARE LICENSE
AGREEMENT contained herein completely defines the license
and use of this software.
  
This document contains information on products in the design phase of development.
The information here is subject to change without notice. Do not finalize a  design with this information.


II.  SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

1.  The system must contain one of the following Intel chipsets/processors:


 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Platform
 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor U Series-based Platform
 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Platform
 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor U Series-based Platform
 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor Y Series-based Platform
      Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor 2000/3000/G2000/G2100/G3000 Series
      Intel(R) Celeron(R) Processor 900/1000/2000/G1000 Series

 

Am I right or wrong? I hope someone can verify this.
         

 

Regular Visitor
Bombarie86
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Re: vga driver update W8.1 Aspire E1-531

:manfrustrated: nobody????

Regular Visitor
Mojo
Posts: 3

Re: vga driver update W8.1 Aspire E1-531

Hi, Got the same problem with my wifes V5-572P aspire laptop one month old after upgrading to 8.1

the display is garbled when ever the screen goes to sleep, have to power off and then back on again

Tried the same driver and got the same message

Contacted acer Support? after a while they could not come up with an answer

even told me to restore from the recovery partition which took over 5 hrs to complete

Still the same...Acer gave up and asked me to try microsoft?

Great Support eh!

given up and now restored back to windows 8... for now

 

Hope you have better luck...

 

 

Regular Visitor
Bombarie86
Posts: 4

Re: vga driver update W8.1 Aspire E1-531

:smileysurprised:That is even more strange, because the specs of your wife's notebook (i3/hd4000 = 3th gen) should be compatible with this installation.

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Bombarie86
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Re: vga driver update W8.1 Aspire E1-531

:smileysad::smileysad::mansad::mansad:

I'm dissapointed about the lack of replies, maybe I'm really the only one in the whole wide world with this specific issue:mansurprised:

which I can't imagine:smileywink:

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Tavine
Posts: 1

Re: vga driver update W8.1 Aspire E1-531

Hi, Am also receiving the same error message after upgrading from Windows 7 to 8.1. Am wondering whether you got any solutions. Truth z am totally disappointed.

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