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Recently the HDD on my ACER ASPIRE 5680 laptop gave up the

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Recently the HDD on my ACER ASPIRE 5680 laptop gave up the ghost and I lost all the info on it.
While it was down I upgraded the memory to 4gb and the hard drive to a 320gb.
Then I installed Windows 7 Pro 32bit.
But I've lost the Acer Empowering Technology, I searched the Internet but can't find any way to replace it.

Where can I get it from.?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Martin replied 6 years ago.
Hello, welcome to Just Answer.

-Download the software Acer Empowering the acer page:
The download for your model are at:

- Once downloaded, right click run as administrator.

- Install normally.

- Go to the Start menu, and you'll see the icon for "Acer Empowering Technology", right click> Properties> Compatibility.

- Mark the option: Run this program in compatibility mode and select option "Windows Vista (Service Pack 2).

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