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Restore to originl factory settings

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  • mojeda92
    mojeda92 May 11, 2010

    Some laptops (most) will come with a Operating System disc which you can boot off of and normally it would reformat your hard drive to how it was when you bought it. It does format and you may have to reactivate windows xp but I don't think so most of the time.

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Windows xp? Then hit Start, Programs,highlight and select System Recovery. Ignore warnings and go straight to Advanced, Select Quick Format. Ignore warnings and hit Select or Ok. Sysem Recovery will wipe and restore factory settings. You will then need to re-install all software such as Email, Office etc.

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How to restore an Acer Portable to Original Factory Settings.


"Restoring a system should be a last ditch effort in trying to repair a computer, since restoration causes all programs and many files to be lost forever. Restoring an Acer computer to its original factory settings can be done in a few easy steps."
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The Acer Aspire One is a netbook, not a laptop.
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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Save any files or folders on your Acer Aspire One with flash drives.
Drag and drop files onto the icon of your flash drive.
Go to "Start" > "Restart" to reboot your netbook.

Hold down "Alt" and "F10" when you see the Acer logo on the screen.
The recovery menu will load.
Hit "Enter" and then "Next" to see your recovery options.
Choose "Factory Restore" to set your netbook back to factory settings.
Follow the instructions on the screen.
Choose your time zone and language when the customization menu appears.
Reboot the netbook when you are prompted.
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I DONT KNOW HOW TO RESTORE MY ACER BACK TO FACTORY SETTINGS


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