Summary: Do yourself a favor and don't buy this. Mine is about 2.5 years old now and I've had so many issues with it. The keys are raised, so everything, and I do mean everything gets stuck underneath them. It overheats and shuts off constantly, and the newest issue is blue screens.
Summary: Ever since we got this laptop we had problems with it - and they never stopped!!!. Very LOW QUALITY product that I couln't recommend even to an enemy. First speakers stopped working, no sounds were coming at all.
I would only recommend this to someone who had killed my dog or slept with my wife...
11 January 2012
Summary: This is my current ticket to Acer Support: My Acer Aspire3 5742-6838 has a fan (next to the power cord) that runs every 30 seconds or so. I bought this laptop to do hard drive recording, but when the fan comes on it temporarily accesses the registry and uses such a large percentage of the CPU that...
Summary: FIRST ONE DELIVERED REPLACED AFTER A WEEK DUE TO NON FUNCTIONING KEYBOARD...SOME LETTERS NOT TYPING AT ALL. NOW A YEAR AND 7 WEEKS ON AFTER HAVING THE NEW ONE AND IT'S DEAD ON ME, LAST WEEK REFUSED TO LOG INTO WINDOWS..
Summary: Im guessing the majority of people gave this laptop a review as soon as they got it, ive had mine 7 months now and im missing quite a few keys and can feel from pressing another few that they will also fall out soon too.
Summary: I bought Acer Aspire 5742 the battery has died completely looking around the internet this appears to be a common problem with Acer battery life. I have contacted Acer awaiting a reply but because I bought my product via PC world the warranty is under KnowHow who dont appear at the moment to be...
Excerpt: I purchased this Acer 5742Z ten months ago from Argos in the UK. It has a P6200 CPU, 6GB DDR3, and 320GB HDD so it should be pretty quick, after getting it back home it had to go straight back again because the Norton AV wouldnt load and now with hindsight I should have realised it was a bad un!.