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Acer aspire one model zg5 is in a loop of erecovery management and gives error message cannot format the object drive

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If you mean laptop is in boot loop ?

Check to see if there are any keys stuck/depressed.

If so, use a paperclip and fit it underneath the key and gently pry the end that is stuck.


Make sure the laptop is off before attempting this.

Observe where the boot process ends and starts over.


In most cases, this will give an indication where the problem occurs.

If the laptop reboots early on in the process, for example when it is detecting the hard drive, chances are good it is a hardware issue.


If the reboot occurs further along in the process, like when it is loading operating system files, there may be an issue with operating system software.


Boot in safe mode or the operating system equivalent.

Windows, Unix/Linux and Mac operating system have a mode that will load the minimum software needed to boot.


This is a standard approach in troubleshooting, as it only supports the minimum hardware needed to complete the boot into the operating system.


Once you are logged into the computer, device drivers can be updated, software removed and so forth.


To boot into safe mode in Windows, hit the "F8" key when the computer first starts up to get a submenu.


From there select a boot option. Many choose "Safe mode with command prompt" as this will go line by line through the boot process, allowing you to isolate where the problem might be.


To boot into a different run level in Unix/Linux, it depends on the version of Unix/Linux, but most have the option of a "recovery mode."


During boot hit the "Esc" or "E" key and select the mode appropriate such as "drop to root shell," etc.


If you have the ability to get into command shell, enter into run level 1 (single user mode) by typing in "init 1."


To start in safe boot on a Macintosh laptop, hold the "Shift" key as it boots up.


This forces a disk check and loads minimal software in efforts to complete the boot process, much like the other operating system's "safe modes."


Check to see if your laptop is overheating.

Laptops have a greater likelihood of overheating than desktops.


Either touch the laptop or download an application such as Mobile Meter to check laptop temperature.


If it is running hot, try using canned air to clear out of vents, etc.

Also, elevating the laptop off of its resting surface allows greater airflow in and out of the laptop


hope this helps

Posted on Nov 27, 2012

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SOURCE: Acer Aspire 5100 Stuck in eRecovery boot loop.

You are going to need a boot up partition manager likeon the Ultimate Boot CD (ultimatebootcd.com). Boot to it, go into the partition program, then set the active partition back. Thanks and please take a moment to rate as fixya.

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SOURCE: I have an Acer Aspire one model zg5- Power cord

Here is another thing you can try. Unplug the power cord, and then remove the battery. Press the "Start" button and hold for 5 seconds. Replace the battery back into the computer and plug in the power cord. Start the machine and see if the low battery message still comes up. Sometimes the program that monitors the battery status gets confused. Doing the above should straighten it out. The Acer should start up and the AC power light should be lit. Look down in your task bar for the battery Icon or go to Battery Status in Control Panel and see if it shows that the battery is charging. Even newer batteries can go bad (rare) but if this is the case and a cell has shorted out in the battery, then your only recourse is exchange under warranty.

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SOURCE: black screen on acer aspire one series zg5

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Click on Start choose Run and type in the box msconfig go to Startup tab un-tick the e-Recovery monitor

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SOURCE: eRecovery error

Hi,
Sorry.I think u missing windows supporting files.Better to u format and reinstall windows.

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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System recovery boot


The Acer Aspire line of netbooks have two methods to restore the computer to a working state: System Restore, an application included with Windows, or Acer eRecovery Management, a proprietary application that is packaged with Acer PCs.

If errors appear when running Windows, or if the computer begins to behave strangely, first run System Restore to determine whether reverting the PC to a previous state fixes the problem.
If the problem remains unresolved, or worsens, you can use Acer eRecovery Management to format the hard drive and reload the Acer Aspire netbook to its factory state.

Navigate to the "Start" menu. Select the "Control Panel."
Type "restore" into the Search box.
Press "Enter" then select "Restore Your Computer to an Earlier Time" from below the "Action Center."
Click "Open System Restore."
Click "Next" on the "Restore System Files and Settings" screen.


Select a restore point that was created when the computer was functioning properly. Click "Next," then click "Finish."
Click "Yes" to confirm.
Windows will perform a system recovery on the Acer Aspire One.

Acer eRecovery Management

Turn on the Acer netbook. Hold down the "Alt" and "F10" buttons simultaneously on the boot screen to load Acer eRecovery Management from the recovery partition.


Select "Restore Operating System to Factory Defaults" from the options.


Click "Next" to recover the system to its original state.


Acer drivers and Manuals downloads
http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers

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Hello i have an Acer Aspire One model zg5 netbook


You're going to need to boot it from the Windows XP installation disk, which means if you don't have a CD drive you'll need to get an external CD-ROM drive. This will fix the problem.

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Im guessing u have an Acer pc, do u know which model is it? we need it to look for the correct driver. Did u formated ur pc at any time? maybe thats why u dont have that program.

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Acer Aspire One, ZG5 ~ A disk read error occurred, Press Ctl+Alt+


After searching and reading many doomsday comments about this error message and what it means and what caused it, I found the simple solution with the Acer Aspire One ZG-5 mini-laptop displaying the "A disk read error occured... Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart" error message, the probable simple solution is to Press Alt+F10 during reboot and the laptop will go into the Acer eRecovery mode.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • It may or may not ask for a password or require creating a password, this password will be required to use eRecovery in the future. If you forget this step, you will need the recovery disks in the future to reformat the system.
  • Also please note that depending upon the options you choose you may lose any data on the computer because it restores the original operating system as the computer came out of the box.
  • Also, because restoring or recovery is a lengthyprocess you will need to plug the computer into the AC power supply.
Follow the instructions as they appear on the screen to restore or recover the operating system.

Also, it is a good idea once you have restored or recovered the operating system to go on the Acer website and download any patches or updates available.

Hope this helps.

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I got it to work by deleting all the partitions on my drive (I first loaded xp, loaded system commander 9, and used that to delete all the partitions.)

Then while booting from the recovery cd, holding down alt-f10, the recovery dialog said it was partitioning the drive. (I didn't see this before, even if I partitioned the drive like it came from the factory.)

Then the rest of the recovery worked.

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Acer aspire one ZG5


sure you can ..
you should look for Acer Erecovery managment in all programs.
that will help you is restoring your system.

Thanks
Kevin

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D2d recovery


Hi,

Unfortunately once your original HDD has been replaced you lose all e-recovery features and there is no-way this can be reversed.

If you could get hold of the image from your old drive you maybe able to write it to your new, its a bit messy though.

The main reason for the "factory default image backup" you have not working now is because a snapshot of the C: drive is stored on D: drive so when you replaced the drive itself you basically made that disc useless for eRecovery features.

Sorry its bad news.

Cheers

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ERecovery error


Hi,
Sorry.I think u missing windows supporting files.Better to u format and reinstall windows.

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