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Troubleshooting ¶ 

If you need some help fixing your laptop, head over to the Acer V3-551-8887 Troubleshooting Page.

Identification and Background ¶ 

The V3-551-8887 is part of Acer's V3 series released in 2012. It is a 15.6 inch laptop weighing in at 15.6 pounds. It comes in a glossy black color-way and is 15 x 10 x 1.3 inches.

This laptop is extremely easy to fix. Once the back panel is removed, components practically replace themselves.

Technical Specifications ¶ 

General

  • System Type: Notebook
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

Processor / Chipset

  • CPU: AMD A8-4500M 1.9 GHz
  • Max Turbo Speed: 2.8 GHz
  • Number of Cores: Quad-Core
  • Chipset: AMD A70M

Memory

  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
  • Form Factor: SO DIMM 204-pin

Storage

  • Hard Drive: 500 GB HDD / 5400 rpm
  • Optical Drive: DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM / BD-ROM - fixed

Display

  • Type: 15.6"
  • LCD Backlight Technology: LED backlight
  • Resolution: 1366 x 768 ( HD )
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Audio & Video

  • Graphics Processor: AMD Mobility Radeon HD 7640G
  • Camera: Integrated webcam
  • Sound: Microphone

Input

  • Type: Keyboard, touchpad
  • Features: Multi-gesture touch pad

Communications

  • Wireless: 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Network Interface: Gigabit Ethernet

Battery

  • Technology: 6-cell lithium ion
  • Capacity: 4400 mAh
  • Run Time: Up to 5 hours

AC Adapter

  • Input: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Connections & Expansion

  • Interfaces: HDMI ¦ LAN ¦ USB 3.0 ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 ¦ VGA
  • Memory Card Reader: Yes ( Memory Stick PRO )

Software

  • Software Included: Windows Live Essentials, Bing Toolbar, Microsoft Office 2010 Starter
  • Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.

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