Written on: 01/09/2012 by simpy3
The Acer Aspire has come in a few different options and of which, mine started off with an 80GB HDD, 1.86Ghz Intel Celeron, 1GB RAM and Intel X3100 graphics chip. Since then, it's been boosted to 3GB RAM and 2.00Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo and has a 5200mAh battery which boosts from the original 2 hour max to 4 hours. The laptop's standard spec is good enough for everyday computing and get's the job done with littlery effort. But if you're looking to have lots of applications open or intend to do... (read more)
Written on: 14/08/2012 by brendanH
I got this laptop for christmas 2011 it was my aunties one until she got a new one, it works realy well does everything i want it to, also it can make cds. the things i dont like about it that the battery doesnt last very long and it doesnt have a webcam so i got a webcam for it, over all the laptop is good for facebook, skype and youtube. (read more)
Written on: 23/04/2012
I've bought 3 of these computers now and each of them have had a hard drive problem every time..... When you buy it its fine for the first few months but then I just ran into so many problems with it and as a result have lost all my work and memoriable photos/videos I cannot get back. I would definately say do not get this laptop!!! (read more)
Written on: 16/03/2012
I bought mine a few years ago new for £299. No complaints at all. It came with vista, which i found very reliable. Since vista is going out soon, am banking XP pro will keep getting support from software manufacturers etc since so many people use it, so going to put in larger disk and install XP Pro. (read more)
Written on: 11/01/2012
of common faults. mine wont run from the battery that is to say it wont charge the battery. these laptops have internal motherboard faults which cause them not to power up. i would reccomend you place it on a large book or so so the vents are not blocked! i cleaned the fan a year ago but its worth saying there is no smokers in our house so maybee that is why others are heating up. the day i got this i had vista removed and xp put on. best move i ever made : this laptop is used daily and... (read more)
Written on: 05/02/2011
this laptop comes with windows vista, uninstall it pronto, xp or win7 is a safer bet, upgrade the memory to 2 gig and you have a powerfull laptop on your hands, battery life is extremely poor, screen is one of the best, but the inbuilt graphics are not good for gaming, i use for mixing music and its performed really quite nicely, on the overheating problem, just go to the acer site and download the Epowermanagement file, cause after installing a new os it will be missing, standard windows... (read more)
Written on: 03/02/2011
pople are having problems with acers sort your drivers out then over heating wont happen if your using a wirless dongle at times it will show low on vertual memory download windows clean up from tucows free and run it every time befor you come off line i love acer computers plug and play friendley as some top brands struggle if you have any problems take it to some one that knows what they are doing and dont think they do thats the biggest problem regards from Dean (read more)
Written on: 13/01/2011
I owned this laptop for only 5 months and closed the top down and the next day opened it and the screened was cracked above the right hand hinge. Was told it was not covered by warranty. This is a real disappointment in this product. Wouldn't recommend or tell anyone to buy this brand ever, ever, ever. Didn't stand behind their product. B.C. (read more)
Written on: 02/11/2010 by tom mcshane (1 review written)
I have mixed feelings about the Acer 5315.Ive had it for about 3 years.It was considered fairly good at the time,it has a 80g hard drive and one gig of ram and although there was laptops more powerfull and with bigger hard drives at the time it was probaly the cheapest compared to others with the same spec.Ran with no problems for a while but like all laptops,its only getting slower.Havent had any problems whith the keyboard exept the d key which occationaly lifts up but it is 3 years... (read more)
Written on: 31/05/2010
More Than Brilliant This Laptop Is Well Recommened :) Good Everything (read more)
Written on: 30/03/2010
It's a complete piece of junk it worked for a whole year. as soon as the warranty expired the computer started having problems with overheating. it shuts down randomly during use and the company isnt interested in fixing or replacing the computer. don't buy acer! (read more)
Written on: 11/12/2009 by vickidavies (14 reviews written)
Basically the laptop comes with 1GB memory and 80GB hardrive. It has a 15'' screen and built in wireless technology.
My laptop came with windows vista , fairly drastic changes from XP but one you get familiar with these changes.
Also installed when you purchase this laptop are the microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel, etc) but they are only a trial version, and I think you have to buy the full version. If you don't want to buy the full version tho, there are very similar Microsoft... (read more)
Written on: 01/12/2009
I wouldnt recommend this laptop to anybody. I have had nothing but trouble with it from the start. It over heats and turns off very easily as the fan is no good on it. The laptop is easy to use, but it is definatley not value for money. Anytime it is on my lap it overheats very quickly. The battery life is very short too. definatley a badly designed laptop. As the laptop was a new design when i got it, there were unfortunatly no reviews on the laptop. (read more)
Written on: 23/10/2009
I can't believe all the negative remarks, the only negative thing I have to say about it is windows vista installed , but that's easy fixed go back to XP and the thing flies, one the easiest laptops to upgrade I am now running a core 2 duo in mine and 2 gig of ram.I have an N series wifi card on the way to upgrade the wifi in it (although the original wifi is excellent).
As far as no recovery disks, there is a recovery partition which will reinstall the machine back to factory setup and will... (read more)
Written on: 24/08/2009 by LUKE73 (1 review written)
I bought this Acer Aspire 5315 laptop from PC World as refurbished and had trubble from the start it would not start and just came up with loads of words and nummber so i called them on the £1.50 a min nummber where the customer service was OK! they sent me another one what had the same problem so i called them again on the £1.50 phone line what they keeped me on there like half a hour and got a Refound for it. Now i have got a dell Inspiron 15 from Dell.com this it the link to it. I have... (read more)
Written on: 23/06/2009 by cazzface (1 review written)
This was my first laptop...and I have to say that overall I've been happy with it...or at least I was until a few months ago. The screen is pretty big and very clear and it plays all my films and everything fine and the wireless never fails.
Here's the problems...
There is nowhere near enough memory on this laptop, I have the 1gb 80gb model and I can't play any games on it without them freezing or crashing and I don't have enough memory for all my music etc.
It also takes and AGE to load... (read more)
Written on: 09/06/2009
Really good value, easy to use, set up was simple, I bought an Acer Aspire as my 1st lap top before I went to Uni and it has served me perfectly.
As things got easier I have bought an external hard drive to put all estra stuff on.
This is a perfect laptop for a student staying away from home for the 1st time, doing general assignemnts etc; anything more complicated and a more robust model is probably advisable. (read more)
Written on: 04/04/2009 by scotty12 (1 review written)
My Acer Aspire 5315 keeps crashing and dont get any help from acer or comet where i bought it just over a year ago. (read more)
Written on: 20/02/2009 by fasted123
Generally a very good laptop, found that with a price tag of 265 GBP you were certainly getting your money's worth with the Acer Aspire 5315.
More than enough DDRAM for a basic laptop.
Screen graphics very clear.
Battery Life was good. (read more)
Written on: 06/01/2009
Affordable laptop, chunky, but strong. Easy to use, good starter laptop for students. However, It won't work after 13 months. Acer customer support are not interested in reparing, advsing best to take it somewhere local. Very poor customer service. 1 month outside warranty and it doesn't work! (read more)
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