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My disc drive is not been detected on my acer l100

I had to reset to the factory setting after a password complication. Can you give me advice ? Thanks

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    V C MICHAEL May 11, 2010

    did you remove or detach cables from disk drive? see that they are properly installed.

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Ensure your cables are fitted correcty and the correct jumper setting ie: master jumper is intalled on the master cable then enter bios and auto detect you ide drives if it finds you disk drive it should be ok if not you may need to change your drive!

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Acer factory reset


First make sure that you back and everything you want backed up, you also remove all componants such as external hardware and usb drives etc, I am not liable for any damages or losses. Just giving info and solutions to your question :D

This is how you do it.
1-Shut down, then restart
2-While restarting hit Alt + F10
Wait a moment while Windows loads the reset files.

3- Select "Restore from the factory default"
4- Click "Next" then "Ok" Then just wait while it restores to it's factory settings.

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Ive forgoten my login password and i dont have a reset disc how can i get back in to my acer aspire l100


I believe probably the easiest and safest way for you is remove your Windows OS Passwords with Windows Password Recovery tools. I found a good one at http://www.reset-windows-password.com last week, and then I downloaded it and used it to remove the lost password within only few minutes. Furthermore, the powerful tool didn't cause a little data lose. It's worth an attempt.

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Forgot Acer Aspire L100 BIOS master password. Used "cmospwd /k" to remove password, but power was cut accidentally. Now, machine starts POST (keyboard lights flash), but there is no display.


In cas eof forgot password of bios you must follow the following steps
  • open the cabinet and look for the bios on the corner
  • there u would find a pin which is fixed on the side of BIOS take the pin out and put it in the next two pins and again fix it at the original p
Now your BIOS password is reset and u can access your pc

May 18, 2010 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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I have a Acer Aspire L100 and would like to restore to factory settings please help


If you have lost the automatic restore then you need recovery CD to restore it. To download try this link:

http://www.user-guides.co.uk/cddownload/Acer/AcerAspire/Acer-Aspire-L100-XP-Driver-CD-Recovery-Restore-Disk-115940.html

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No discs to reset to factory settings


happy to help u .just want to tell u there r no factory settings for windows most options r not changeable.u can aloso try reformatting the system. but if u need to change ur bios setting u just have to press delete or wat ever key u seen on the bios to enter setup. then go to the option load optimised defaults. and u r done. pleasure helping u.

Oct 24, 2008 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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Won't Power On!


My brother had the same problem with his machine. On doing some research online I came across this site:

http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/forms/portal20.cfm?website=AcerPanAm.com&siteid=7117&areaid=2&formid=3390#results

It gave the following 2 solutions to the problem. The first one workedfor a while but then we had to try the second and this seems to havesolved the problem.

Solution 1
ssue
No Power or Will not boot
Solution
If the unit will not turn on and has no power:
  1. Verify that the power cord is plugged both into the unit and an electrical socket.
  2. If it is plugged into a power strip or surge protector verify that the power strip or surge protector is turned on.
  3. Try another power outlet.
  4. Unplugthe power cable from the unit, hold the power button on the unit downfor 30 seconds. Release the power button and plug the power cord backinto the unit. Try to turn it back on.
If the unit has power but does not boot into Windows:
  1. Turn the unit off and unplug the power cord from the unit.
  2. Hold the power button on the unit down for 30 seconds.
  3. Release the power button and plug the power cord back into the unit.
  4. Turn the unit on.

Solution 2
Issue
Recovery media and Restoring a system to factory load
Solution
Acersystems ship with eRecovery Managr, which facilitates the creation ofRecovery media (CDs or DVDs) so the system may be restored to theoriginal load in the event of unrecoverable issues.
How to Make Recovery Media
  1. Click on Start, then All Programs, then Acer Empowering Technology.
  2. Click on Acer eRecovery Management.
  3. If prompted to create a password, create a password and hint.
    Do not lose this password.
    If asked for a password, enter the previously set password.
  4. When the Acer eRecovery Management loads, click the button labeled Burn Disc.
  5. Click Create Factory default disc.
  6. Follow the instructions and put in the required Blank DVD or Blank CD media to make a set of Recovery Media Discs.
How to Recover your system from within Windows
  1. Click on Start, then All Programs, then Acer Empowering Technology.
  2. Click on Acer eRecovery Management.
  3. If prompted to create a password, create the password and hint
    Do not lose this password.
    If asked for a password, enter the previously set password.
  4. When the Acer eRecovery Management loads click the button labeled Restore.
  5. Click on Restore system to factory default.
  6. The unit will restart and start the restore.
    It should state "Please wait a moment..." with the Acer logo in the upper left hand corner.
  7. At the eRecovery Management menu it will ask you how to restore.
    Click on the restore option you would like to use.
How to recovery your system from bootup
  1. Locate the Alt key, to the left of the space bar, and F10, on the top row of keys.
  2. Power the system on.
  3. When the system is powered on, tap the Alt and F10 keys together at the same time when the Acer splash screen appears.
    It should state "Please wait a moment..." with the Acer logo in the upper left hand corner.
  4. At the eRecovery Management menu it will ask you how to restore.
  5. Click on the restore option you would like to use.

We used the recovery from bootup version.

I hope this helps you.

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got a backup disc? you may have created one when you first got your computer?

Jun 26, 2008 | Acer Aspire L100 PC Desktop

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Factory settings


this is done by a special CD the company gives you.. its called a restoring CD.. you can ask acer to see if they can give you one...

anyways. here is the link for you PC drivers and stuff http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/desktop/aspire_l100.html if you need them in the future..

for less hassle, i recommend you format and reinstall your OS and use the drivers from the link to reinstall everything and have it like new.. also, don't go for the fast format, its safer if you make a deep format of your hard drive, even if it harms a little your hard drive.. but that only tends to happen if you do it A LOT!...
by the way, don't forget to make backup

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