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The acer computer ask for reboot, but it will not go down or up

I start it , the screen appers then it says it needs to reboot press any key, then a screen appears and it says to scrool down or up and then press w/ one, but the keys wont go up or down no movement what so ever???

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When your computer won't boot past the title screen or start-up screen, it usually means you have software problems or a virus.
Almost all Acer computers come preinstalled with a Windows operating system, which allows you to troubleshoot the operating system before locking up during the start-up screen.
Whether your problem is hardware or software-related, this technique allows you to access your desktop to retrieve all the items you want from your hard drive before completely reinstalling your operating system.

Click the power button.
Within the first 10 seconds, a BIOS keystroke should pop up.
The keystroke to access the BIOS is usually the "ESC"+"SHIFT" keys.
"F8" is also an option for getting to the BIOS.
After keying the keystrokes, the BIOS screen is displayed.
Navigate through the BIOS system, which is the first system that your computer accesses.
The BIOS contains several commands and options to scroll through to modify various ways to start up your computer or reinstall the entire system.
It contains the booting options of your computer.
Navigate to the desired option with the arrow keys and select "Start in Safe Mode."
Safe mode is an operation your computer can run in which it doesn't use full capacity of your computer's hardware or software, but allows you to navigate to your computer's desktop and hard drive, regardless of an existing virus.
Restart your computer in Safe Mode and wait for it to boot.
After navigating to your desktop, begin dragging and dropping any information you want to save onto an external hard drive or USB thumb drive before the virus corrupts the files.
Instructions for booting your computer in Safe Modehttp://www.columbia.edu/acis/security/articles/data/safemode.html

Posted on Apr 23, 2013

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SOURCE: notebook problem

obviously a driver error, you may have the drivers on another partition on your hardrive ,in a restore folder maybe, Acer normally have drivers and programme installations somewhere on the hardrive, so you can restore to it's original factory setup. If you do not an option would be to simply go to Acer website and download them. Only other option is to purchase an external USB powered DVD/CD drive if it's not working, although if you haven't got a restore cd it's irrelevant.

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SOURCE: Pressed FN key simultaneously with F5 Key and screen black

try to press again fn+f5 key

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Keys doesnt work

ok..... firstly check to make sure the "NUM LOCK" is off!!! if no joy get a usb keyboard and restart the pc with keyboard plugged in, hopefully if the usb controllers are enabled in the bios you will be able use the usb keyboard and enter your password, use it until you resolve the issue

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Got following error: Load Error! Press any key to reboot

This problem is indeed caused by a faulty MBR but there are solutions other than zero-filling the drive.
If you can get access to a RipLinux CD there is a little utility called Testdisk that will write a new MBR code to the first block of the drive. I just did this on a Sony PCG-K15 this morning (after cloning the drive just to be safe) that was giving the same error of "LOAD ERROR- Press any key to reboot" and it worked like a charm. The machine booted right up.
Hope this helps...

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SOURCE: Eee 900A goes through fast start then blacks out

Must be common problem. Linux is the operating system

yes you just lost linux, it needs re-doing but with an external CD ROM drive unless it has a partition
for recovery in which either F10 key will do it or another key check the manual for RECOVERY of operating system its not a big problme but it takes few hours to solve

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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Aspire one d257-13473 wont factory reset


Windows key > All programs >Acer Empowering Technology>eRecovery management>Restore>Factory(Top of list)..

Or

If computer will not boot.
Tune computer ON
When Acer splash is on screen hold Alt and keep pressing F10...

Select factory from top of list.
You will need a password , the default is "000000" (Six zeros).

Recommend you use the first option if you can...
1. Power on the machine.
2. At the ACER BIOS screen, hold the "Alt" key and press the "F10" key simultaneously to start Acer eRecovery. The window of opportunity is very small, so this may take a few attempts.
3. Once eRecovery has loaded, click "Restore to Factory Default Settings" (the password is six zeros, 0.0.0.0.0.0.).
4. Click "OK" to continue.
5. From here, the eRecovery process will update all the data on the C: drive and restore the factory image (approximately 10 minutes).
6. Once eRecovery has run, press "OK" to reboot unit.

***This will erase all your unsaved data!***

Or

Running System Recovery from Windows

1. Click Start>All Programs>Acer Empowering Technology.
2. Select Acer eRecovery Management.
3. Select Restore (bottom of eRecovery screen).
4. Select Restore system to factory default (the password is six zeros, 0.0.0.0.0.0.).
5. Select Yes then Next, the system will reboot and start the recovery.

Or

1. Reboot, and press F8.
2. Select Repair.
3. Select Reinstall Windows and follow prompts.

***This will erase all your unsaved data!***

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How can i get past an error reading BOOTMGR is missing?


Hi.

To recover the system from the hidden partition follow the instructions below.

  1. Restart the computer.
  2. When the Acer logo appears on the screen, press the left Alt, and the F10 keys.
  3. If you are prompted with a Microsoft Windows boot screen, press the Enter key.
  4. After the Acer eRecovery Management application has loaded, select your restore type.
  5. Read the notice, and then click Next when you are ready.
  6. Click Next to begin the restore process. The restore can take anywhere fom 10 minutes up to an hour.
  7. Once the restore is complete your computer will reboot. Upon rebooting it will load Windows and start installing your drivers and software. Your computer will reboot several times during this process. After everything is complete your computer will be like it was when you first purchased it.


Regards.

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How do I reboot a acer desktop PC


What OS are you using? Is the computer responding to the mouse/keyboard?

For Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7, if your mouse is responding, click Start, then click on the drop-down menu (the arrow next to the button) on the bottom of the right-hand column. Choose Restart or Shut Down. If you choose Shut Down, wait a few seconds after the fans turn off before pressing the power button to turn the machine back on. From the keyboard, press the Windows key and then the right arrow, down arrow (until you highlight the button) and then right arrow. Then use the up/down arrow keys to select Restart.

If you have the new Windows 8, you need to launch the Charms menu by hovering the mouse at the top right edge of the screen. (For a Touch pad, swipe in from the right side of the pad.) Alternatively, press the Windows key and C at the same time. Then click Settings in the column on the right. Find the Power icon on the bottom of the list and click on it. Choose Restart.

It is possible to build a shortcut tile for restarting Win8. You need a new shortcut with the command "shutdown.exe -r -t 00" without the quotes. Enter the Desktop (if you aren't in that part of the Win8 experience). Right click on the screen where there are no programs or icons. Choose New Shortcut. Put the above line in the box for the location of the item. Click Next and give the shortcut a name. Click Finish. Right click on the icon that gets installed and choose Properties and then Change Icon (if you want a different icon). Click OK to get a list of possible icons. Click Apply to set the icon picture.

Then Pin the shortcut to the Start Menu with another right click.

I hope this helps.

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Im try to format my acer veriton 7100 but the computer cannot boot any drive.. teach me how to do it


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How can i getthe bios for may acer aspire one series model zg5


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    Click the "Start" button found at the bottom left hand side of your desktop. Select "Turn Off Computer" in the "Start" menu options.

  2. 2

    Click "Restart" in the "Turn Off Computer" dialog box to reboot your computer.

  3. 3

    Watch your computer's reboot display closely. Press "F2" when you see the system keys display at the bottom of the screen, just before the Windows splash screen appears, to access the BIOS panel.

  4. 4

    Make any needed changes in the BIOS and hit the "F10" key to save your changes and exit the BIOS. Your computer will complete the startup process and launch Windows.



Read more: How to Access an Acer Aspire BIOS ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5809235_access-acer-aspire-bios.html#ixzz1E2WkwLWf

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How do I reboot my acer laptop


Reboot simply means to turn it off and start it up again...you do this by shutting it down and starting it back up later, or choosing restart from the shut down menu.
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take just a moment to rate this post....thanks!

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In order to recover the Operating System using Acer Recovery Media please perform the following:

  1. Press the F2 key to enter BIOS Setup during Power-On Self-Test (POST while the Acer logo is being displayed).
  2. Using the keyboard arrow keys, arrow over to Boot.
  3. Refer to on screen instructions to set the first device to CDROM.
  4. Press the CD-ROM drive eject button and insert the System CD.
  5. Close the CD-ROM tray.
  6. Press the F10 key, and then the Enter key to save the changes and reboot the system.
  7. The computer will boot from the Acer Recovery Media, follow the prompts to reinstall the Operating System.

Note: If you do not have a set of Acer Recovery Media they may be purchased at our online Acer order form..

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I want to restore the pc to factroy settings but i dont have a disk


1.Restart the computer.

2.Press the "F8" key after the computer reboots but before the "Windows" logo appears on the screen. You should now see the "Advanced Boot" menu.

3.Scroll down through the menu options using the down arrow key. Stop when "Repair Your Computer" is highlighted and hit the "Enter" key.

4.Select the language you wish to use and press the "Enter" key.

5.Type in the computer's administrator ID and password. Press the "Enter" key.

6.Scroll through the options using the down arrow key. Choose "Restore (name of computer manufacturer) Settings." Press the "Enter" key.

7.Choose "Yes" when asked if you want to reformat the hard drive.

8.Press the "Enter" key to begin the reformatting process. The process takes a few minutes, so be patient. Do not turn off the computer or attempt to stop the process after it has begun, or this may result in major damage to the hard drive.

9.Choose "Finish" and press the "Enter" key to restart the computer. The computer will restart with the original factory settings.

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Carefully following the options install Windows and then to repair the operating system. NOT the repair console option.

If you are not asked to do a repair then stop as this solution wont work and you will likely need to reinstall Windows.

At this point windows should repair any damage files and reboot. Following the reboot, do not press any key, instead wait for Windows to boot normally, you can remove the cd after Windows boots.

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I hope this helps

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