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I HAVE A ACER 5220 LAPTOP WHICH AS SHUT DOWN AND NOW SAYS START UP REPAIR , WINDOWS CAN NOT REPAIR THIS COMPUTER AUTOMATICALLY WHAT DO I NEED TO DO THERE ARE NO DISC WITH IT AND IT IS ONLY 2 MONTHS OLD WILL THIS HAPPEN OFTEN OR IS IT A ONE OFF, COMPUTER NOVICE REALLY CHEERS

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The solution press alt +F10 when computer is first switched on.you need to hold down ALT as soon as the acer splash screen appears,and repeatedly press F10.The windows opportunity is very small,so this may take a few attempts.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 i strongly advice backing up anything important on your machine before starting recovery process.This does work as i contacted acer direct fortunately my daughter only lost a few photos and in future will save work to usb device.

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Do a recovery from boot up. Press F12 after you power up the unit. Should take you to a boot list. or read your manual and it will tell u what to press to get to recovery. Do a full system recovery.

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Note: You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may prevent you from completing this procedure.
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