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Is the acer software necessary

Hi, I was wondering if I reformat my computer if it would make a difference if I do not have the acer software itself or is the acer software necessary...and if it is necessary anyone know of a place I can buy them because my computer did't come with any??

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  • natasha_pier May 11, 2009

    ok thanks so the empowering technology stuff thats on the computer I dont necessarily need it

  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    My computeris running slow. There are a lot of problem. So I need o reformat. Please help. I want to know is it alright if I use bootableCD of windows, will it work?



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Hi there.
You don't really need the Acer software installed when you reformat the PC as long as you have all the drivers installed, Acer software is just an optional extra.
If you really do want the software you can can get it free from Acer support here >>>>>

Good luck and thanks for using FixYa!!

Posted on May 11, 2009

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2009

    Hi there.
    No you don't really need the Acre Empowering software at all, its just a little extra security for the laptop and a way of making a recovery disk. If you already have a recovery or install disk then Acer Empowering doesn't really matter.
    If you are a little unsure then you can download Acer Empowering from the link i provided you.

    Good luck



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