Windows 11: Change Touchpad Settings
How can I change my touchpad settings in Windows 11? You can change the settings on your computer to adjust touchpad sensitivity, tapping, scrolling and gesture behavior. Use the following steps to adjust your touchpad settings in Windows 11. Click on Start ⊞ and select Settings⚙. Select Bluetooth & devices from the menu…
Windows 11: Windows Hello
How do I use facial recognition or fingerprint to sign-in to Windows 11? Windows Hello uses a fingerprint reader or an Intel RealSense camera to confirm your identity and sign you in to Windows. Use the following steps to enable Windows Hello on your system: Click on the Magnifying Glass 🔍 in the taskbar. Type Windows…
Windows 11: How to Check Your Current Version and Build of Windows
How can I tell what version of Windows 11 is installed on my computer? Use the following steps to to check your Windows 11 version. Method 1: Press the Windows + Pause/Break buttons at the same time. You will see your Version and OS build listed as shown below. Method 2: Click the Magnifying glass icon, type winver in the…
Windows 11: How to Restore your Computer to Factory Settings
How do I reset my computer in Windows 11? You do not need to have a physical copy of your recovery media to restore your computer. Windows 11 has built in recovery features that allow you to easily restore your operating system without losing your personal data. Use the steps below to reset your computer. 1) Click on Start…
Windows 11: How to Disable the Touchscreen
How do I disable the touchscreen in Windows 11? Use the steps below to disable touch input in Windows 11. Click on the Magnifying Glass 🔍 in the taskbar. Type Device Manager in the Search bar and press Enter. Expand the section for Human Interface Devices. Right-click HID-compliant touch screen and choose Disable.
Windows 11: How to Check for Windows Updates
How can I check to see if there are updates for Windows 11? Windows 11 is designed to automatically check for updates. You can use the instructions below if you want to manually search to see if there are updates available. Click on Start ⊞ and select Settings⚙. Select Windows Update from the menu on the left. Click on…
Windows 11: How to Upgrade to Windows 11
How do I upgrade to Windows 11? The upgrade to Windows 11 is distributed using Windows 10 Update & Security settings. This update will be released in phases to eligible Windows 10 systems, so you may not get it on the first day of release. To get in line for the update, follow the instructions below. Click on Start ⊞ and…
Intel Optane™ Memory in Acer Computers
What is Intel Optane™ Memory Intel® Optane™ memory is a revolutionary technology that helps improve system responsiveness to provide a faster and smoother computing experience. Optane memory learns your most frequently used documents, images, videos, and applications to allow your computer to access them all more quickly.…
What is a Chromebook?
Chromebooks are web-browser based laptops that use Google Chrome Operating System (Chrome OS). Chromebooks are optimized for working in the cloud and allow you to install from thousands of apps located in the Google Play Store. You can easily edit photos, stream video, play games, video conference and much more.…
Why is my computer not recognizing my stylus?
If your stylus is not recognized by your computer, the tip is either broken off or missing. You can solve this, by inserting a replacement tip into the stylus. Some styluses come with a replacement tip. If yours did not, you require a Replacement Tip Set suitable for your stylus. If a Replacement Tip Set is not available…