*** OFFICIAL GIGABYTE AERO 15 OWNERS LOUNGE ***

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  1. CedricFP

    CedricFP Notebook Evangelist

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    IIRC, you are supposed to remove that foam piece before installing the SSD. Don't try and depress the foam piece and stick the SSD over it or you're right, it'll probably snap.
     
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    Yes, I was pretty surprised that they used some fairly stout adhesive to put the spacer in. It was stuck on a connector, so be careful removing it.
     
  3. Kamzu

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    You're supposed to remove the foam, it's a place holder to prevent the battery from sliding around.
     
  4. vinceboiii

    vinceboiii Animals are friends, not food.

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    Love seeing this :spinny: This is of course with a bit of tweaking. I used the battery guide in Eason's signature and brightness is at 50% and keyboard lighting off.
     

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    Is anyone getting BSOD page fault in nonpaged area windows 10 nvlddmkm.sys every 10 minutes or so?

    Or has idea how to fix it?
     
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    vektor26 Newbie

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    Did anyone notice weird bright spots on the display? They are mostly around the corners. I have the brightest one just on the left side of the webcam. It looks like white pressure marks, blotches.

    It's kinda hard to spot so make sure you got something dark on your screen and room lights off to avoid reflections.

    I have a feeling I'll have to send it back..

    Edit: Seems like it is worse than I thought it was....[​IMG]
     
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  7. Aquitaine

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    Mine showed up a few hours ago. Keyboard looks good, came with a LiteOn SSD. Had to go out and buy a T6 Torx screwdriver (didn't have smaller than T8!) and the SSD screws were a PITA but everything went smoothly with the standard '960 EVO + RAM' upgrade. Backed up the color profile and did the Smart USB backup (note to Gigabyte: maybe get a proper English version of this app as it was a combo Chinese/Engrish).

    I like the size and the keyboard (so far) though haven't had it under heavy use yet.
     
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    scrod Notebook Consultant

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    Yours is a bit more severe than what I saw. It's usually caused by the bezels being clamped too hard and putting too much pressure on the panel. In LCD TV sets, it's pretty common and mostly at the corners, and often called "flashlight" because of the appearance. In large screen TVs, there are sometimes external screws you can loosen at the corners to reduce or possibly even eliminate the effect. No such luck with notebooks, unless perhaps you are very handy and disassemble the lid section completely.

     
  9. LiamAcer

    LiamAcer Notebook Consultant

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    Sadly, in a lot of laptops the light bleed is in fact down to the inner metal frame that surrounds the panel itself & is manufactured onto the screen - and not always the outer plastic bezel itself. I remember replacing a panel on a friends MSI GS60 last year due to severe light bleed and even after taking off the plastic outer bezel, (which we first suspected was the cause) the light bleed was still present.

    I imagine the screen on the Aero 15 is manufactured in a similar way to the XPS 15 where it's a complete manufactured unit (panel + bezel all glued together). Therefore panel replacement may require the total screen assembly to be swapped out altogether.

    I'm waiting on a YouTube video to surface at some point to document a total disassembly of the unit, it'll be interesting to find out for sure.

    Liam.
     
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    As an addition to the above, make I had to format the drive as FAT32 in order for the BIOS to recognize it at boot.
     
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