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Acer laptop restore factory settings?

How can i get back to facotry settings like i just bought it?

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  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    hi i have presed alt n f10 and it has asked me for a password do you know where i would get this from thanks zoe

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    A Womans Computer Man May 11, 2010

    do you have the installation disks?

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If windows is running you can start it by going to Programs, Acer Empowering Technology and run the Acer eRecovery Management. Note that on the bottom of the eRecovery Management window are 3 choices, Backup, Burn Disk and Restore. Click on Restore. Here you have the choice of select Restore System to Factory Default.

If windows is not working but the system boots -
Reboot the system and when the Acer logo appears, hold down the ALT key and press F10. This starts the recovery process, just follow the instructions.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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    John Hong Oct 19, 2008

    Almost forgot. This process will wipe out all your data. If there is anything you want to keep, be sure to back it up to an external drive or DVD before you do this.

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Unlike other laptops, Acer Aspire 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, feel free to get technical assistance at
http://www.vtechsquad.com/acer-support/

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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 >>>>

You can also create a backup copy of your laptop data before factory reset with this utility.

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