TechSpot Account Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds. When we first booted the machine, it felt very sluggish; part of this was due to the pre-installed software that loads along with Windows 7. Because Windows 8 touch requires a higher degree of responsiveness and precision, Windows 8-certified touch PCs provide a much better experience typing on the on-screen keyboard and using certain controls than on Windows 7 certified PCs. The supplied Media Centre remote control communicates with the PC via its built-in infrared receiver, and it allows you to switch channels and initiate recordings from afar, while lounging on a couch or lying in bed. AdamE Replied on November 2, It felt well put together without much in the way of flex and creaks when I squeezed and prodded it.

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We apologize for the delay in responding to your e-mail. Best Desktops for What happens when you try to access remote control? Hi there I have acer Z, I recently loaded windows 8 onto it and lost use of touch screen.

I also hope it is limited to the screen and remote and there arnt too many other underlying problems with the Acer models. It’s definitely not as attractive as the HP TouchSmartfor example. Don’t show this again. It will prove to be a slow for disk-intensive tasks, whether managing files, or editing large video files, as well as when launching some applications. Cant get touch screen working at all.


So you won’t be able to watch high-definition discs. I can not seem to find a solution to this online or using the help on my PC. Thanks for marking this as the answer. We’ve changed, we promise.

Acer Aspire Z review: Acer Aspire Z – CNET

Would you buy this? I went to the 8. In reply to AdamE’s post on November 2, Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. But if you plan on working on your new computer a lot, you’ll probably want to upgrade to a better set. Without sceen, the full p resolution seems superfluous. No, create an account now. We think the interface is best used to interact with the pre-installed Clear-Fi application, which is designed for touch input. We had a lot more fun using a rounded pen to navigate the screen.

Acer Aspire Z5771 touchscreen PC

I have exactly the same problem. You’d be better off using your own peripherals. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Next, go to Hardware and Sound and after that click on Pen and Touch option. Cons rpm hard drive Unattractive design Touchscreen not great.


Any1 got any ideas? From your description I understand that touch screen and remote control is not working. We will let you know once the update is released. Follow the mentioned steps to enable Touch tab if it is disabled: The Core i7 CPU provides more than scren grunt for the touchscreen interface, and you can use two touch inputs simultaneously.

I need power and lots of it. Or should I go back to the Window 7 instead? The Z falls into the shiny black plastic category, but it does at touc do it slightly better than most, with the screen encased in a silver metallic edging. I think Microsoft should hold their hands up and take responsibilty for this.

It’s not as quick as a rpm hard drive, especially when moving large amounts of files, and this was shown in CrystalDiskMark, where the drive recorded a read time of 86 megabytes per second MBps and a write time of 82MBps.