It even lets you quiet down that pesky fan! I don’t quit for those who are polite and cooperative. Windows MVP , Moderator. I wonder if it is really supported. I suggest reading about both methods.

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Acer Aspire TimelineX 3820TG mods/tweaks ONLY!

Discussion in ‘ Acer ‘ started by prikolchikMar 16, It has an i5 processor and switchable graphics switches between a lower power intel graphics and an higher powered AMD graphics card.

You certainly seem to have what it takes to resolve this. Open Terminal Press Ctrl, Alt and “T” at the same timethen copy-and-paste this in you will need to paste by right-clicking the Terminal window: I could go back to Windows 7 but I prefer Windows 10 so will put up with this relatively minor inconvenience.

Do you already have an account? Even right now I see many people asking for help with this issue.

I just happened to notice that the loginui setting was locked on low power mode. After writing to EC, the brightness changes either on hardware level or via device drivers, that graphiics read the values from EC and talk to other hardware to change the brightness level.

Acer Aspire TimelineX TG mods/tweaks ONLY! | NotebookReview

Guess I have to try and find out Rohith Madhavan 6, 2 20 By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


I didn’t follow all your instructions as I had a hunch the problem was the switchable graphics.

Are you still having issues are running the three commands and restarting? Instructions for this can be found here. I got an error when I did it I copied the solution someone gave me just the other daybut everything’s working fine Depending on the wireless card you have, there might be no wireless drivers pre-installed.

Ldroamer Created on October 16, I suggest reading about both methods. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

Is that why it fails? The good news is that the workaround is pretty simple but the operation of the switchable graphics is by no means flawless either.

Throughout the article, the author refers to his laptop Acer Aspire TG to provide real world examples. I tried the same with drivers directly downloaded from the ATI website, but aceg help.

For example for my Dual Monitors all of this can be controlled from Windows settings choices given once the display driver is installed, requiring no software which in that case would be bloatware.


I am not running Ubuntu, but I am a normal Windows 7 slave Graphice with so many moving to Windows 10 the graphics card manufacturer will issue an update but I am not holding my breath. It was useful for me and got me going and back to using my PC productively. Siwtchable written by forum member inteks. If this doesn’t work for you, try installing the upstream drivers directly from AMD’s website.

Since I have an Switchsble installed in the machine I can easily cold boot to a working desktop in matter of seconds so it doesn’t appear to be simply a case of waiting for some component to load. There are two ways you can enable this menu. No reboot is needed. If it will get installed then there are often endless issues which are being wrongly ascribed to bugs in the OS which we saw all worked out over aceer last year in preview version.

I’m using a TG and have some problems.