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Acer Aspire V5-571, Win 8
What started as simple upgrade to 8.1 has become a nightmare of wasted and frustrating time. Acer Support is useless, but maybe community can help. Or maybe Costco will read th elist of uselessness and take it back and stop selling Acer altogether. I used to be a big fan but this experience has turned me off the brand completely.
I've updated FOUR other brands with no problem. I've spen t th best part of two days with this Acer and nothing I've tried works.
After I decided to check out the BIPS to see if UEFI was part of th eproblem, I changed the BIOS to Lagacy and now it won't boot to the BIOS Menu (F2). NOTHING on the Acer site tells you how to fix this. Whoever heard of a BIOS that can't load without the operating system. The error is "Operating System not found" and F2 doesn't work.
Ideas anyone? Please no regurgitating of "press F2 on POST". It doesn't work -- see above.