Hard drive installation instructions for Aspire A515-43
Can I install a hard drive in my Aspire A515-43? Some Acer Aspire 5 A515-43 models include a hard drive mounting bracket that allows for installation of a 2.5" hard drive or solid state drive (7mm only). Use the instructions in the video below for installing another drive in your system. Note: If your product did not…
Windows 10: Create and manage a child account
How to create and manage a child account You can create a child account in Windows to set limits on how your child uses the computer. Use the following steps to create and manage a child account: Click the Start Menu and select Settings. Click Accounts. Click Family & other users. Choose Add a family member. Click Add a…
Windows 10: Create a Restore Point
How do I create a restore point? You can create restore points in Windows to allow you to restore your system back to a previous date. This can be helpful if you have installed updates or programs that are causing problems. Use the following steps to create a restore point. Type Control Panel in the search box.…
Windows 10: Remove a Windows Update
How do I remove an installed update? Use the following steps to uninstall a Windows Update. Type Control Panel in the search box. Click Control Panel. Click View installed updates. Select the update that you want to remove. Click Uninstall. Follow any onscreen instructions to complete the uninstallation.
Windows 10: Closing Apps
How do I close Apps? Windows will leave an app running in the background after you start it. If you do not use the app for a while, Windows will close it. You can manually close an app using one of the methods listed below. Method 1: Click the red X in the top right corner of the App. Method 2: Tap your screen at the top…
Windows 10: Access the UEFI BIOS
How can I access the UEFI settings from within Windows? There are two ways to enter the UEFI (BIOS) on your computer. You can use either method listed below to enter the UEFI (BIOS) setup. Method 1: Press and hold the Power Button for 5 seconds to turn your computer completely off. Power on the system. As soon as the first…
Windows 10: Open Device Manager
How do I open the Device Manager? You can use Device Manager to view or update device drivers, check to see if hardware is working properly, or modify hardware settings. Use the following steps to open Device Manager: Type Control Panel in the search box. Click Control Panel. Click Device Manager.
Windows 10: Enable or disable fast startup
How do I enable or disable fast startup? Fast startup is a feature in Windows that helps your computer start faster. You can use the following steps to enable or disable fast startup. Type Control Panel in the search box. Click Control Panel. Click Power Options. Click Choose what the power buttons do. Click Change…
Windows 10: Pin apps to the Start Menu
How do I pin apps to the Start Menu? When you download an app from the Windows store it is not automatically pinned to the Start Menu. Use the following steps to pin an app to the Start Menu: Click the Start Menu. Select All apps Right-click the app you want to add and select Pin to Start
Windows 10: Resize the Start Menu
How do I resize the Start Menu? Use the following steps to resize the Start Menu: Click the Start (Windows key) menu. Move the cursor to the right side edge of the Start Menu. You should see the resize cursor appear. Click and drag the cursor to the preferred size.