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Dwret+5 show on screen

Dwret=5 flashes on screen close and pops up again

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  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    dwRet = 5 box flashes on screen and when i click it off, it re-appears.

  • jua_roja Jan 01, 2009

    it appears when i enter with the guest account

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    i am having the same issue with my guest account.

  • rosa73 Jan 03, 2009

    dwRet=5 only comes on when a guest uses the laptop

  • jrobinson5 Jan 03, 2009

    Only on the guest login

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    when I enter the guest account on the desktop appears a pop up legend saying dwRet = 5. it keeps appearing every time I shut it.

  • LAapprentice Jan 24, 2009

    is threre an easier way to fix this without deleting the system recovery portion? how do I make a system recovery on a external drive for my acer aspire one?



    alex

  • lazyok2000 Feb 08, 2009

    what is dwret=5 it wont go away!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    exactly the same problem in aspire one, only in the guest account.

    what does it mean?

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    when I enter like a guest, show in the screen dwret=5

  • am56 Feb 24, 2009

    every time the guest account starts up a small window appears with the message dwret = 5. When you hit the OK button it reappears 4 more times. After that everything functions normal. Can anyone help me get rid of this "problem "

    am8@live.nl

  • oaetm Mar 03, 2009

    I haves the same problem, dwret = 5

  • fortelynn Apr 08, 2009

    please notify me if ANYONE can explain this problem...PLEASE!!!!dwret=5

  • Anonymous May 17, 2009

    Ok....my problem is the same as anyone else! I dont know if your computer is an Acer Aspire One PC Notebook (WHITE) or not but that is what mine is. I was reading my user guide and I think I found the problem! but in order to fix this you must wipe off (restore) you computer. First you must save what you want or need on eather floppys,USB's, or CD's. this will let you put it back on when you have redone your computer.This is all I can think of so I hope this helps. (I PUT WHAT I COULD IN DUMBER WORDS SO THAT IF KIDS NEEDED TO DO THIS THEY CAN. IF THIS WORKS I WILL POST IT.

    THANKS,

    M.A.M

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The solution is the newest release of erecovery

ftp://ftp.work.acer-euro.com/netbook/aspire_one_150/driver/
eRecovery_v2.1.3001.zip
Please install and the dwret = 5 on guest account might be resolved

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Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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I had (Acer One).the problem too after I had a wandering cursor (and nothing else would work) problem and had to shake the slate so to speak and start factory fresh, It seems that wasn't fresh enough when dwret=5 raised it's ugly head.
The solution is a file named: eRecovery_v2.1.3001

eRecoveryInstall_v2.1.3001.exe
http://www.filestube.com/6c376a73273962cd03ea,g/eRecovery-v2-1-3001.html
It worked like a charm. Just install the proram and restart the computer..

Save it, if you ever have to reformat the hardrive you'll probably need it again.

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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This bug occurs to me only after the logon process, with an user domain account, in a Windows Active Directory domain controller.

Be careful: the following instructions describes how to delete the recovery management system from the Aspire One. Be sure that you don't want to use anymore the recovery system Acer's program that comes to default with your netbook.

STEP ONE
Edit the windows registry:
From Start > Run > Regedit
Locate the path:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Locate the string:
"eRecoveryService"="C:\\Acer\\Empowering Technology\\eRecovery\\eRAgent.exe"
From File > Export > Export and save the entire current key and then delete only the above string from registry

STEP TWO
Download Process Explorer from Sysinternals:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx

STEP THREE
Launch Process Explorer, locate "erAgent.exe"

STEP FOUR
Copy the folder: C:\Acer to another disk (or backup it to a cd-rom/usb pendrive)

STEP FIVE
From Process Explorer right click on "erAgent.exe" then choose Kill Process Tree

STEP SIX
Delete the folder C:\Acer

STEP SEVEN
Restart the netbook

Carlo Bagaglia
IT Consultant

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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