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System restore i need to know how to do a factory restore on a acer windows vista

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    there is a way to do it without disks

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Press ALT key and keep tapping F10 key as soon as you switch on the laptop.. keep tapping till you get to the screen where it says acer system restore

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If you have the recovery cd's .then just boot up with it and select "Install" you can also attempt a repair which won't erase your data.
If you don't have the recovery cd's. Search Google for " Vista Recovery CD" . I just downloaded it and was able to fix a Vista laptop.
Just make sure you get the one for your Vista, 32-bit or 64-bit. You probably have 32-bit.

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Hello how do i restore my acer aspire 5332 laptop to factory settings


Unlike other laptops, Acer laptops integrate a computer management utility called 'Acer eRecovery Management' to create backup of hard drive data, create restore point, reinstall applications & drivers, and reset Acer laptop to factory setting.

Step 1: Before starting your Acer laptop, ensure that there is no external storage device attached to it. Now start your laptop.

Step 2: Press 'Alt + F10' when the laptop starts booting, and wait for a moment while Windows loads the reset files.

Step 3: When 'Acer eRecovery Management' window appears, select 'Restore System from factory default' and click 'Next' to continue.

Step 4: Again click 'Next' to reset your Acer laptop. This process will erase all data from your hard disk and reset your Acer laptop to original factory settings.

Step 5: Click 'OK' in the notification window to begin the the resetting operation. Now wait while your Acer laptop is reset to factory settings.

Tips: You can also create a backup copy of your laptop data before factory reset. Simply click 'Backup' in 'Acer eRecovery Management' window.

If you have any other issue with your Acer laptop/desktop/Notebook, fget technical assistance at
http://www.vtechsquad.com/acer-support/

Jun 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Hi guys, I have an acer aspire 9300 series, i did noy get a recovery disk with it because its supose to be on the hard drive.the problem is that when i try to restore to factory default it keeps booting to...


if you want to recover your laptop to factory setting, juat press Alt+F10 at acer logo displayed
you will directed to acer recovery management, from there you can recover your laptop

Mar 12, 2011 | Acer Aspire 9300-3642 Notebook

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How do I restore Windows Vista?


Hello,

If your restore function is not corrupt, you can do this:

Program>Accessories>System Tools>System Restore - Once there, you can select the option to restore Vista back to day one. Depending on your model of pc, you can restore the system back to factory settings, consult your oowners manual for more details as I do not know your model number.

Good Luck
C2Solutions

Jan 31, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Ive installed windows 7 on my acer laptop but i have not backed up vista, now i want to take 7 off and install vista again how do i do it?


Hi

Does your laptop have a build in backup or restore for the vista operating system have a look for it and hopefully use this to restore it to factory settings

Some or most of acer laptops need restore disks to restore the laptop to original os

Do you not like windows 7 os or are you having problems with getting drivers for it

Nov 18, 2010 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Restore back to factory settings


From Acer direct

The other way before Vista starts up is to tap ALT + F10 (at the same time repeatedly) when the computer is first switched on.. The window of opportunity is very small, so this may take a few attempts

Once you have tapped both the ALT and F10 repeatedly, you may see a screen showing:

“Edit Boot options for Microsoft Windows Vista”

If you see this, unfortunately, you have missed the window of opportunity, and you need to restart, and try again.

If you see this:
“Edit Boot options for Windows Setup” OR “Edit Boot options for Acer eRecovery”

Then it indicates that you have tapped the ALT + F10 correctly, and all you now need to do is press “Enter” and the Recovery program should load on your screen after a short pause..

In some cases, you may need to remove the battery (for notebooks only) and run the machine directly from the mains.

The Disk2Disk recovery feature allows you to recover the system without recovery CDs.

This will return your system to factory settings and will delete everything stored on the machine.
If possible we strongly advise backing up anything important on your machine before starting the recovery process.


Jun 11, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5535-5050 Notebook

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Restore Hardrive to Factory Settings, Missing Hidden Partition


Yes Claudia you are right. When you wiped the hard drive you deleted the partition that contained the systen restore (factory restore). You will have to purchase a new copy of Vista. It will not contain all of the other programs that came with your computer originally.
Before you installed Windows 7 it clearly states that you have to back up your system before you install it on your hard drive.
Why didn,t you keeep windows 7, if I may ask? If you made a copy of it (which you had to do when you insatlled it) reinstall it and use it. Microsoft will let you purchase it for $50.00, which is a lot less that what it will cost you to purcase Vista Home Premium.

Apr 20, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Acer Aspire 5100 won't system restore


If you created your system restore CDs when you purchased the system, insert your first CD into the CD drive and boot your computer. This will restore your computer to factory settings. ALL DATA WILL BE LOST.

Apr 02, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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Factory settings?


Try this, if you are running xp i know it will work.

Start menu> All programs>Accessories>system tools>System restore.

This will restore your computer to factory and you won't loose any data. If you want to start fresh with nothing installed, install windows with the cd and choose fresh installation and follow the direcions.

Jan 22, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3610 Notebook

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Reformating


You need to have a windows vista dvd or a recovery/restore cd from Acer. CD-less installation will only work if your computer has a restore image which should be installed in the factory. I dont think acer dekstops have that though.

Just call Acer and ask for a vista dvd or see if you know someone who owns a computer which came with the same version of vista and borrow their dvd.

Oct 04, 2008 | Acer Aspire™ T180 PC Desktop

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Restoring acer aspire to its factory settings


From Acer customer support:

1 Ensure all Data is backed up, all data will be deleted.
2 Restart machine
3 When your unit switches back on hold down alt & tap f10 repeatedly...(on Acer icon)
4 Please wait a moment until prompted, -How would you like to restore?-
5 Please select –Restore system to factory default-
6 Enter your defined password or enter six zeros ‘000000’
7 Click ok
8 Please wait until process completed, this will take 45min – 1hour

Oct 03, 2007 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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