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Think ive broke it

Hi my nephew has got a acer laptop but has had nothing but problems with it we was told from tec support to put the recovery disc into main pc then download it to memory stick what i did but forgot to take memory stick out of main pc know its booted from memory stick and instead of my sisters normal windows comeing on it just diplays 9999999999 lots of times and nowt else please can anyone help.

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    Does the laptop not have a CD drive?

    If yes, then you can boot it using the recovery disc and it should guide you in the recovery.

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You have to reinstall the OS by using that disk again ..just boot from CD , and follow the procedure ...you can also put on a new OS ..from a boot-able CD ..any OS you like ...and recover drivers from the manufacturer site or let me know the model and the operating system you intend and I will provide links for download the necessary drivers ...so ...to be clear ...boot the laptop...and press del to enter bios for selecting the boot order...you can also try first to see if the order isnt already selected and the pc will recognize3 and boot from cd ..when present ..in this case all you have to do is to confirm the intention by pressing any key when it asks ...after that the recovery will take place as it should...same with a clean install from a windows boot-able disk ..xp .or vista at your choice ..but do not forget ..to have the drivers first ...

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