How do I use the PredatorSense software? Acer PredatorSense software allows you to monitor your CPU and GPU usage, as well as customize your Predator system for optimal gaming performance. Note: PredatorSense options and features may vary by model. Not all systems will support all of the customizable features listed above.…
Troubleshooting backlight bleeding and light leakage
Can I reduce or eliminate backlight bleeding? What is Backlight Bleeding? Backlight bleeding occurs when areas of light appear along the edges or corners of a display when viewing dark screens in low light conditions. This light leakage should only be visible when viewing dark screens in a dark room. You should not notice…
Will my Acer monitor work with an Apple computer?
How can I connect my Acer monitor to my MacBook? Acer monitors are plug-and-play, and should automatically be detected when correctly connected to your Apple computer or MacBook. Connect your monitor to your Mac and power the monitor on. You may need to use an adapter if your Mac uses a Mini DisplayPort, Thunderbolt,…
How to charge and care for your Acer battery
How can I get the best battery life out of my Acer product? Conditioning and calibrating a new battery Before you use a battery pack for the first time, there is a conditioning process that you should follow. This will ensure your battery accepts the maximum possible charge. Failure to follow this procedure will prevent…
Why does my monitor display a "No Signal" message?
A "No Signal" message indicates that your monitor is not receiving a valid video signal. There are several reasons why this may occur. To help troubleshoot the issue please perform these steps: Ensure that the correct type of video cable is securely connected to the correct video source. Confirm that your video source is…
How do I use the NitroSense software? NitroSense software allows you to monitor your CPU and GPU temperatures, as well as adjust fan speed and power plan settings. For a complete list of instructions on using NitroSense software, visit the Drivers and Manuals section of the Acer support website to download your product…
What can I do if my touchpad is not functioning?Below are some troubleshooting suggestions if you are having trouble with your touchpad. The steps in this article troubleshoot the built-in touchpad on a notebook computer, and not an external mouse that may be attached. Follow the suggestions below for the scenario that…
Acer Care Center can be Downloaded from the Acer Support Website
Where can I download Acer Care Center? If Acer Care Center was not included on your product or has been uninstalled, you can easily download it from our support site. Visit the Acer Drivers and Manuals page. Enter your Serial Number/SNID or search for your product by Model. Select Application. Click Download next to Acer…
Acer Internal Battery Reset
You can attempt a battery reset if your battery is behaving abnormally, or your computer will not power on or off. This process will temporarily disconnect and then reconnect the internal battery. Use the instructions below to perform a battery reset. Unplug the AC power adapter. Press and hold the Power button down for 15…
Windows 10: Change your computer name
How do I change the name of my computer? Use the following steps to change the name of your computer. Click the Start menu and select Settings. Click System. Scroll down and click About. Click Rename PC. Type your new PC name and click Next. Your computer name will change when you restart your system.