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Acer eRecovery Problem

My laptop came with vista home basic,but due to virus problem we formatted vista and loaded Windows xp.Then again due to same problem i reinstalled windows vista home basic.For that i downloaded acer empowering technology driver from acer website,all components of it installed on laptop except eRocovery Management,whenever i try to install it,it displays "No D2D system,eRecovery cannot be installed".

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  • ashishs08 Oct 21, 2008

    when i formatted the drive,the hidden Recovery partition was deleted,is there any way to make recovery CD.Is ther any way to make Recovery CD using Windows Vista Ultimate.

  • ashishs08 Oct 21, 2008

    when i formatted the drive,the hidden recovery partition was deleted,is there any way to make recovery CD.Is there any way to make recovery CD for windows vista home basic using window vista ultimate.

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