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Can't access power properties on Acer

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September 15, 2006 12:38:49 AM

Hey guys,

I'm using an Acer Aspire 5672WLMi notebook, and I can't access the power properties.
I'm sure this is because I disabled Acer's "Empowering Technology ePower Management
System." I know that if I go back into msconfig and re-enable it, I will be able
to run the options through Acer's software. The thing is, I'm annoyed by this memory
hogging software that isn't great for power options. Since disabling it, whenever
I go into control panel and click on power options, the hourglass appears for a second,
and then stops, and nothing happens- everytime I click on it. How can I re-enable
power adjustments without re-enabling Acer's software?

THanks,

Alex T
September 16, 2006 9:35:40 AM

Try downloading notebook hardware control-theres an option in it that shows you your battery life, and various tweakables to increase it. It doesn't take up much memory, either.
September 16, 2006 1:04:41 PM

Try uninstalling that, ACER has individual programs for like the Hot Keys, the Power, the download update thingy... I would take it all off and just put what you need and want on there.
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