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Computer restor back to factory set

I have a acer aspire 3683wxmi and i want to restore it back to the time i removed it from the box. i have been told that this is possible, by pressing alt f10 on start up but i have had no luck. the reason for this is acer empower was deleted and i cant use all my funtions any more. i tried downloading from the net the empower but its for xp and im running vista. please help.

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  • ben hawkins Apr 19, 2007

    yeah i havent got any back ups thats the thing

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Perform a system recovery:
Does not come with recovery cd's - there is a program that allows you to burn the disks or
recover.
3 ways:

1. If in Windows - Start - Programs - Acer empowering technology - Acer E-recovery management -
click on Restore at bottom then "Restore to factory default settings"
2. Or click on Burn disks instead of restore
3. if unable to ge into Windows then Alt/F10 during boot right after Acer splash screen on startup
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Pressing F10 on start up, is not for acer laptops, you need to have done a back up when you first got it running and use e-recovery to recover from your 'D' drive. see this explanation http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/as_3680.html

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    andrew pester Apr 19, 2007

    The trouble with companies these days is that they do not supply the operating system anymore, but you have paid for the licence.

    I'm not sure on this but i think if you speak to acer or microsoft uk, they can, for a small fee, send a dvd

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A netbook is a smaller, scaled-down version of a laptop. It does not have the memory capacity or graphics of a regular laptop.
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