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Most computers come with a recovery disk or a different partition on the hard drive that this information is stored. There different ways to get to it, depending on you rmachine's make, brand, and sometimes model #. If it came with a disk? Usually with moset modern computers, you press either f8 or f12 at boot up to get to the "boot menu". BEFORE YOU DO THIS!!! remember all your information, ie pictures, music and documents, like favorites, e-mail addresses, and resumes etc. Will ALL BE GONE!! Back this stuff up.

Also remember to maybe go and download any drivers you may need (if you do not have them on disk) especially your network drivers.

Ok so now, Put your restore disk into your disk drive, then press the f-key to get into the boot menu (this is ususally displayed on screen) then you will see a different menu pop-up with choices, select your dvd or cd-rom drive. Then your computer will boot from this disk (you may have to press any key to boot from drive) then follow the instructions and good luck!

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Hi,

Sometimes it’s necessary to restore a computer to the original default settings. This is often needed when a vital file becomes corrupted. Restoring a computer to its original factory settings also cleans up the C drive and removes all the viruses and old programs that bog down a computer and make it slow and unresponsive. However, restoring a system should be a last ditch effort in trying to repair a computer, since restoration causes all programs and many files to be lost forever. Restoring an Acer computer to its original factory settings can be done in a few easy steps.

  1. p 1 Click “Start” menu.
  2. Step 2 Click “Programs.”
  3. Step 3 Click “Acer Recovery Management.”
  4. Step 4 Click the “Restore” button on the bottom of the dialog box that opens.
  5. Step 5 Click “Restore System to Factory Default.”
  6. Step 6 Click “Yes” in the warning dialog box which asks if you wish to continue the recovery process.
  7. Step 7 Click “Start” to restore the computer to the default factory settings.
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Start up the computer and in the bio's there should be an option to press a key like F9 or something to open the repair console...from this menu choose re-set to factory settings...there should be a backup partition on acer hard drives to restore it back...

if this dosn't work bang in an OS cd - boot it up from the bios and follow the on screen instructions - drivers that are not installed will be avalible from acer's website - they are quite good for downloading them

Brentwood IT

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