I have an Acer Aspire M5811 desktop computer with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. It used to work flawlessly until recently, when Windows started displaying warnings about a SMART event, indicating an imminent HDD failure.
Hence, I replaced the HDD with a newly bought one, reinstalled and successfully activated Windows based upon the OEM product key from the PC casing. I do not have any of the original media supplied when I bought the PC - they surely are *somewhere*, but that was 7 years ago, and we have moved twice since. So, I had to rely on what is available for download on the web. While it basically works, there are a few issues, some of which are related to the graphics card (an ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB).
The symptoms are as follows:
I have taken the following steps, trying to install the graphics card and/or fix the above issues:
How can I get my graphics card to work as it used to before my HDD swap?