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Acer 5315 will not start up windows

It goes to the acer screen then goes blank! Any ideas b4 I resort to a d2d recovery?! aspire 5315 won't boot up. no boot device..... insert boot disk. message

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Hi I have a acer espire 5515 and my boot manager won't start up. Also my audio device seems to missing after down loading a pack from microsoft.

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Check the BIOS setup screen, when you get the ACER screen press F2 or F10 or the DEL or END or ESC key one of those will get you into the bIOS SETUP. Once there revise the boot order, make sure the CD is first to boot then HDD. Also review to see if the BIOS recosgnized the HDD. the symptom you are describing may be a bad HDD.

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I have 1recovery **** named aspire 5610 dvd2 should i have a dvd1 disk also


go to http://www.sysresccd.org/Download
download the iso and burn it to a cd.
boot your computer with it
read the explanations coming up on the screen and when you see that you can choose how to start, type "wizard"
choose the top choice (auto)
when it starts right click on the desktop and start GPARTED.
one of the discs will be marked as "boot"
right click the disc called "recovery" (or the one that is not marked as boot).
choose manage flags
set it to Boot.
press apply on top (not always needed tho)
in the left picture (the one that opened from the start)
type reboot
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the acer recovery manger should start.

May 29, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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Acer 5315 will not start up windows


yes . we will see if it is problem with the harddisk or motherboard. if you cant do that when you see Acer logo press alt+f10 to recovery.

May 28, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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Setting new hard drive up on acer 5315 series


Hi,
If the Back Up Disk you mean the 2 Recovery Disks that you have burned from the eRecovery in Acer.

You have to enable D2D Recovery on the BIOS Setup, it's usually on the second page of the BIOS Setup on a Acer Aspire Laptop.

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Jan 10, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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D2d recovery


Hi there
You want to restore your computer to its original settings without
recovery CDs?
This recovery process helps you restore the C: drive with the original software content that is installed when you purchase your notebook. Follow the steps below to rebuild your C: drive. (Your C: drive will be reformatted and all data will be erased.) It is important to back up all data files before using this option.
Before performing a restore operation, please check the BIOS settings.
1 To activate the BIOS utility, press <F2> during boot up.
2 Check to see if Acer disk-to-disk recovery is enabled or not.
3 Make sure the D2D Recovery setting in Main is Enabled.
4 Exit the BIOS utility and save changes. The system will reboot.
To start the recovery process:
1 Restart the system.
2 While the Acer logo is showing, press <Alt> + <F10> at the same time to
enter the recovery process.
3 Refer to the onscreen instructions to perform system recovery.

Good luck and Merry Christams

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Possible reset


Acer Aspire 5315 has a restore partition to set it back to factory settings, which will keep your windows intact too, but reset everything like you just purchased it.

First boot up the computer and press F2 to enter the bios, make sure that D2D recovery is enabled. Then exit and press Alt + and tap F10 when the manufacturers name appears for example HP, Tiny, Hewlett Packard etc.. etc.. screen appears on boot. This will open the recovery program. Before you can run the program it will ask you for the password. This will be the password you chose when you first got you laptop. You may have chosen your user name password or left it blank. If you left it blank just press enter, if you did enter a password you will need to remember it, or try the word admin.

Once the system has been restored it will take time running a few checks, so be patient.

Also this will restore C:drive only, so the good thing is anything you have saved on D: drive will remain intact.

I hope this helps.

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Erecovery


Check that it is enabled in the bios

Press F2 when you boot and go into bios, make sure that D2D recovery is enabled. Then save the changes and exit, to run the recovery program you need to press Alt and tap F10 on boot when the manufacturers screen appears.

I hope this helps

Nov 14, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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D2d recovery


you can not use erecovery and d2d if your don't have the hidden d21 partition on your harddisk. and since you have replaced your harddisk you don't have it anymore.

mail to compurepair and see if he can fix it..

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Apr 08, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5630 Notebook

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D2d recovery


Hello Sir / Madam,

Many Acer systems come with the ability to press ALT+F10 to kick off the Acer Recovery applications from a special hidden recovery partition. Sometimes this won’t work and there can be a number of reasons.
1. D2D Recovery is “Disabled” in the BIOS (Main menu).
FIX: Enabled it and try pressing ALT+F10 again as the computer boots.
2. The Acer hidden recovery partition (PQSERVICE) has been removed or damaged. If the disk drive is a replacement drive then you won’t have this partition.
FIX: Unless you have previously imaged the PQSERVICE partition it will not be possible to use D2D recovery. You will need to restore from the Acer Recovery CD/DVD.
3. You have converted the FAT32 partition on the hard drives into NTFS. Acer D2D recovery won’t be available if you perform this conversion. Ironic that NTFS is a more desirable disk format to use but Acer won’t support this in their systems!
FIX: Restore your system from the recovery CD/DVD media.
4. The special Acer Master Boot Record (MBR) has become corrupt or has been overwritten with an non Acer MBR. As long as the PQSERVICE partition is there or you can get your hands on a couple of Acer service files for your model, then you can remake the special Acer MBR. Let’s cover how this is done.
  1. Disable D2D recovery in the BIOS. Can be found in the “Main” menu section. Save the BIOS settings and exit.
  2. Log into Windows with an “administrator” level account.
  3. Download ParTEDIT32.ZIP (registration required for download).
  4. Extract PTEDIT32.EXE from the zip archive and run it.
  5. Identify the PQSERVICE partition by its type or size. It is likely to be 12 or another custom value and is likely to be reasonably small in comparison to the other normal partitions - see the example below from a working factory default Acer. Click the Link below see the image full size. http://www.roundtripsolutions.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/
  6. 2007/10/AcerDiskRecoveryBroken_F031/hidden.jpg
    Change the type to “07′ (Installable File System NTFS, HPFS) and “Save Changes”.
  7. Reboot the computer and login with an “administrator” level account.
  8. You should then be able to open up a command prompt and navigate to the PQSERVICE drive.
  9. Enter the following command at the command prompt:
    mbrwrdos.exe install rtmbr.bin
    - You may have to search for these files and change into the relevant directory.
    Note: This step writes the Acer MBR, with mbrwrdos.exe and rtmbr.bin being the special service files.
  10. Close the command prompt window and reboot.
  11. Go into the BIOS again and enable D2D Recovery. Save the BIOS settings and exit.
  12. ALT+F10 should now start Acer Recovery as the computer starts.
  13. The Acer MBR ensures the PQSERVICE partition is hidden therefore there is no need to reset the partition type back to 07 - well there shouldn’t be if all has gone well. If you need to manually reset it then run PTEDIT32.EXE again, set the partition to 12, or whatever the original value was, and save the changes to complete the process. Reboot and it should now be hidden.
If Windows is unbootable, due to whatever issue, you can always use the Ultimate Boot CD for Windows (UBCD4Win) along with a copy of PTEDIT32.EXE to achieve the same results. Likewise, use UBCD4Win along with PTEDIT32.EXE if the PQSERVICE partition is being changed back to a hidden one by the existing MBR. We’ll leave that as an exercise for those who need to do it! It has been pointed out in the comments that UBCD4Win already has an application that will do partition maintenance, so checkout TestDisc if you go down that road.
If this is a new drive or someone has completely wiped the drive, including the hidden partitions, it may be necessary to use partitioning software to recreate the partitions that the Acer Recovery system is expecting! You’ll also need to restore an image of the recovery partition from a previously made backup, so it is worth making that backup image straight away while the laptop is still new and shiny, and certainly well in advance of any problem.
A final word or two of caution: take great caution when playing around with partitions on an Acer system… you have been warned… and remember to make the backup media disks as soon as you fire the computer up for the first time!


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Mar 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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D2d recovery


Is the d2d erecovery function enabled in the bios?

To check, activate the BIOS utility, press <F2> during the POST; while the notebook PC logo is being displayed.

To enable D2D recovery ard disk recovery), select Main from the categories listed at the top of the screen.

Find D2D Recovery at the bottom of the screen and use the <F5> and <F6> keys to set this value to Enabled.

That should allow you to use the F10 function key to activate D2D.
* Note: D2D e-recovery is not in Acer Empowering Management.
AEM is a power management utility that supports ACPI (advanced configuration and power interface) which allows for maximum power conservation and maximum performance. (Managed by the windows OS)

Jan 04, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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