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WILL not resetting to factory settings

System will not restore to factory settings. its an acer aspire T180 we bought from pc world. it has vista home on it.we dont have a recovery disc as they sent us a new hard drive when it was diagnosed as the fault. but we cant restore it to its original factory settings.any help you can give us will e greatly appreciated.many thanks mel.

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You will need to burn a Recovery CD / DVD set from the icon located on the desktop/ In your Acer Home Start utility (The window loading at startup) or from the Start Menu.

Using this disk you will be able to do a System Restore back to original factory setup.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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