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Old 12-22-2014, 12:34 AM   #31 (permalink)
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It says my Catalyst version is 14.4 ~~~
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AMD Catalyst Control Center Version: 2014.0417.2226.38446

Driver Packaging Version: 14.10.1006-140417a-171099C
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Old 12-22-2014, 12:36 AM   #32 (permalink)
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When you reboot your computer, on the Acer splash screen, it should have text that says "Press XXX to enter setup" or something like that. Press the corresponding button (possibly F12, F2, or Del), and look for "Status" or "Info" or something like that.
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Old 12-22-2014, 12:38 AM   #33 (permalink)
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When I reboot, I get the ACER emblem with the little circles going in a bigger circle, but no option to type anything. Then it goes straight to my log in screen :/
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Old 12-22-2014, 12:42 AM   #34 (permalink)
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If this helps, My BIOS Version/Date : Insyde Corp. V2.08, 12/7/2012
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Old 12-22-2014, 08:38 AM   #35 (permalink)
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If this helps, My BIOS Version/Date : Insyde Corp. V2.08, 12/7/2012

Ok that catalyst version you have is old and outdated and yeah it does cause lag and some issues your laptop is doing.
Go to control panel of windows, go to programs add/remove.
Find the catalyst suite and choose uninstall make sure it takes everything.
Reboot your laptop so it can take effect.
AMD Catalyst 14.7 Beta Driver for Windows
Be sure to download this as that will be the most recent driver pack
Yes I know its in beta format but thats what amd has to offer.
Choose the right download for your os and download that.
If you have windows 8.0 upgrade to 8.1 otherwise the installer may not let you install it.
Windows Store will have that free of charge.

I'll be back later on going to look up some more info on your laptop.
I'll be back if I find something to help remedy the heating problem.
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When I reboot, I get the ACER emblem with the little circles going in a bigger circle, but no option to type anything. Then it goes straight to my log in screen :/
Ok, I looked in your manual, and you need to press F2 during POST (Power On Self Test), which is what is happening while the Acer splash screen is showing. So once you turn your computer on and see the Acer logo, start pressing F2 until you get into BIOS/Setup. You'll have to navigate with your arrow keys on your keyboard between tabs and such, but just look for anything that may be have Temp info.

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I'll be back if I find something to help remedy the heating problem.
We've suggested pretty much all that he can do for remedying his heating problem:
-Play at lower resolution/lower settings
-Cooling pad (or like what he's doing now, raised with a fan blowing cold air underneath)
-Clean out dust from his fans/vents with canned air
-Re-paste CPU/GPU
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Okay so I uninstalled the entire AMD Catalyst Installer. It was literally EVERYTHING about AMD. Here is what was uninstalled:

Hardware information

Name AMD Radeon Graphics Processor
Manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Device ID 0x6840
Vendor ID 0x1002
Class Code 0x030000
Revision ID 0x00
Subsystem ID 0x0697
Subsystem vendor ID 0x1025
Other hardware

Existing packages
AMD Catalyst Install Manager
AMD APP SDK Runtime
AMD Display Driver
HDMI Audio Driver
AMD USB Filter Driver
HydraVision
AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding
AMD Catalyst Control Center
AMD Gaming Evolved App

Packages for uninstall
AMD APP SDK Runtime
Final Status: Success
Version of Item: 10.0.938.2
Size: 90 Mbytes
AMD Display Driver
Final Status: Success
Version of Item: 14.100.0.0000
Size: 90 Mbytes
HDMI Audio Driver
Final Status: Success
Version of Item: 9.0.0.9905
Size: 1 Mbytes
AMD USB Filter Driver
Final Status: Success
Version of Item: 2.0.10.262
Size: 1 Mbytes
HydraVision
Final Status: Success
Version of Item: 4.2.252.0
Size: 6 Mbytes
AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding
Final Status: Success
Version of Item: 13.30.100.40417
Size: 3 Mbytes
AMD Catalyst Control Center
Final Status: Success
Version of Item: 2014.0417.2226.38446
Size: 150 Mbytes
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Did you reinstall the latest Catalyst/AMD driver?
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Old 12-22-2014, 11:18 AM   #39 (permalink)
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Just rebooted, and I was pressing F2 the entire time and nothing happened :/ Going to install your link above right now!
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Also. the link you sent appears to be JUST the AMD Driver Display download, what about all the other things that were uninstalled in the process?
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