slow and unresponsive
I wanted to upgrade to windows 10 before Jan 2020. I was extremily happy with my old HP but it was windows 7.
I paid $750 for it and from my experiance i feel ill up purchasing another lapttop as im so frustrated therefore throwing away money that took ages to save
Its definately not my wireless broadband as ive been with the company for 10 years and never had an issue with speed
Boot up can take minutes, when you're finally in the OS is so slow it is unusable. Clicking on an icon (file etc) can take 30 seconds or more and often crashes with a 'xx is unresponsive'
Very disappointed with this laptop and it is very surprising that Acer are selling such a poor performing laptop in 2020.
Further to the short failings of the laptop, Acer support is ridiculously poor. They'll take it for a week and cite a 'Software upgrade' as being a fix. This is a hardware issue and no fresh install or software installation will fix this p...oor performer. This product should be discontinued and removed from the shelves. Avoid this laptop as it is a waste of money. So bad I'm staying away from Acer from now on. Terrible laptop and terrible response from the manufacturer.
I took the Hard drive out and replaced it with a solid state Hard Drive. It cost me an extra $130.00 It works much faster now. 8 GB Ram is alright but add another 4 GB Ram for $40.00. Bring it up to 12 GB Ram and it's a reasonable fast Laptop.
This is hands down the worst PC I have ever had.
Slow processing speed, this PC is useless even for basic internet usage or watching movies locally stored on the system.
I have been in I.T for 10 years but never come across a more useless machine than this.
I bought an Acer lap top and had the supplier down load al of the information from my previous computer, it works fine but has one very annoying trait , when I fire it up almost every time it will load the Bing web page a page I have never wanted, never used and don't want to use. No one including Acer's customer service has yet been able to stop this persistent bug. Watching it open the Bing page and then shutting it down is not the end of the earth but it will do it sometimes immediately or takes as long as 15 seconds to do it, obviously for some reason Acer has embedded this annoying trait deep inside their machine. The annoyance is sufficient to stop me ever buying another Acer product ever
I purchased this new laptop from The Good Guys in October 2019. After explaining to the salesman that I needed something that was reasonably fast and be reliable enough to run my business from it he assured me that the "separate radon graphics card" coupled with the AMD A9 (solid state hard drive) was equivalent to the intel i5 processor and would easily exceed my expectations. Not being a computer expert I figured the salesman knew his products well enough. How wrong I was.
This laptop is SLOW, the graphics take forever to catch up even wi...
A good light weight laptop (no cd or dvd player though)
While Windows is in itself a good operating platform has too many useless programs.
Acer's programs seam ok so far even though I had to uninstall it's trial programs.
This is what I have now so I get 2 hrs on battery.
Purchased in July 2019 at Office Works Ballarat for $497.00.
poor performance and flaws
Aspire 3 A315-32-P132. I purchased this being my third Acer since the last two I was happy with. What a piece of garbage this has been. Mouse is weak and unresponsive since nearly day one. Troubles with the power turning on and very slow! Continuous have to update drivers. I won't buy an Acer again! Avoid this product.
Purchased in July 2018.
Good entry level laptop
Ok, so to be specific. The Laptop I purchased is Acer Aspire A315-32-P80G 15.6" HD Intel Pentium Laptop.
This has a Intel Pentium Silver n5000 1.1GHz quad core processor, 4Gb RAM, 500 Gb Hard drive and comes with Windows 10 Home.
On start up it was a little slow, running through the promps to get it all installed and updated.
Once your in I still found it to be a little slow. What you're not told is there are performance blockers applied to your default settings.
Tweaking these makes this laptop GREAT VALUE for money.
If you're like me your la...
Purchased in June 2019 at Centrecom for $425.00.
ACER ,,,ACED ME ITS JUNK …..
recently bought the acer aspire3 A 315-216 15.6'' at Harvey normans I have never experienced such a terrible slow ,laptop it was to be used for quick reference at uni everyone else is up running and gone. im still waiting for it to open DONT BUY this piece of junk its been back and supposedly repaired ...its not ...its off to the tip with this one ...sure its cheap that's an understatement
Purchased in March 2018.
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ACER Rubbish Product Rubbish Customer Support
Purchased ACER Aspire A315-41 in August 2018. Product had issue from basically day 1, screen would go blue shut down and restart. Reported issue to Acer they had me do factory resets several times, upgrades etc., sent unit back to them 5 times after the 6th request from them to return unit to them I had enough and the retailer took on the issue.
The retailer witnessed the problem themselves and requested ACER to refund me.
I believe ACER may have just repackaged my laptop each time and returned it to me as there was never a improvement I thi...
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so slow I should have read others reviews beforehand
Its the slowest laptop I have ever owned. Everything takes forever to open and start running. Its so annoying because I purchased this to improve my laptop speed over my old one yet Ive gone backwards. If your about to purchase a new laptop spend the time and read others reviews because it will save you money and frustration
Great all rounder
Not had a problem at all with this gem. Great battery life. Light weight and a great size to fit into my handbag. The versatile screen options are great for watching movies. Reading a big and scrolling through. Easy to change between modes and the option of touch screen is definitely a huge bonus! I would highly recommend it to anyone!
Good medium size unit
Acer 15.6'' laptop purchased from harvey norman. Excellent value for money. Large clear screen easy large keys on keypad (not backlit), all the connectivity you would expect, wifi, ethernet, blue tooth. Fast reliable windows 10 installed. Easy to set up wifi printing, will sink with your mobile with no problems. Ample installed apps with heaps of memory 1TB and extended with SD card.
In closing great little unit for both first time user and experienced user.
In all honesty the worst laptop i have spent my money on. Was promised a good, fast, proficient laptop at a decent price but has failed me since day one. Multiple glitches, slow as anything, doesn't even connect to WiFi! Do not buy!! Spent a lot of time over the phone with tech support who guarantee the laptop is good but they will lie as much as possible just to satisfy the customer.
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Good value but...
Brought this laptop for $675. has AMD A9 chip capable of 3.6 GHZ, Radeon 520 graphics card with 2GB dedicated VRAM and 8 gig DDR4 RAM. when I first tried it it was slow, but after taking Norton anti virus off and adjusting the CPU settings for maximum performance it is now very quick. It also comes with a blue light shield to help protect your eyes. The graphics card settings can also be adjusted. This machine runs windows 10 and browsing the internet is only fast using the Microsoft edge browser. It seems like Microsoft slows down the other browsers when you launch them to make their browser seem faster
Bought this from Harvey Norman
After asking the Harvey Norman staff at Broadway shopping centre, we picked this labtop on price and needs but it seems to run pretty slowly, my missus says even her 5 year old labtop boots up quicker than this labtop. We only use it for basic tasks like emails and looking on the internet but we were expecting it to be a bit faster than it is
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Good value for a budget laptop with 15.6" display
It's pretty hard to go wrong with this entry level laptop currently selling at Harvey Norman for $387.00. If your needs are basic, then this laptop could be for you. It has an AMD processor, 4GB RAM, and a 500GB hard drive. Unless you intend to store a lot of graphics files, and require above average processing power, this laptop does the job.
The first thing I did, was remove Norton Security, and any other programs that I did not need, which might slow the laptop down. I'm happy to stick with Microsoft Defender for AV as my browsing habits ar...
Questions & Answers
My new out of the box acer aspire 3 a315-41-r1fu won't charge the battery. says 0% not charging. Orange light just flashes. Would appreciate a solution.
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