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The board of directors at troubled device maker Acer have again elected a key figure from the past to help it get "back to success", the company confirmed following today's Annual General Meeting. Co-founder and general secretary of the Transformation Committee George Huang is to replace the firm's other co-founder, Stan Shih …

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  1. Gis Bun

    Not surprised

    Acer sells crap and their crap is finally getting the attention it deserves.

    They've made enough blunders over the last 5-6 years as well as crappy components. I don't know how many people I know had to toss our their desktop, laptops and netbooks but it is number one on my list.

    That coupled with the idiotic support [was told that they wouldn't support Vista's service pack 2 on a desktop that already had Vista with service pack 1] and [near] proprietary hardware [more than once RAM was specific to the model - more expensive] and hardware failures [between laptop/netbook screens and desktop power supplies]. Finally the mistake on getting into the Chromebook business which has little mark-up.

  2. JaitcH
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    Why should anyone buy an ACER product ...

    if they can't even replace a laptop keyboard?

    This applies to several models.

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