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Acer 6930 recovery problem

Acer 6930 had a problem with windows being unstable so I ordered the restore discs everything went fine untill it asks for disc 2 then I click ok and the system freezes. Now the computer won't even boot, and everytime I try to restore back to factory defaults it freezes at the same spot. I have run memtest, and tested the hard drive on another computer and it works great. I am out of options what else can i do?

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  • tgmm32 Nov 18, 2009

    The Drive is not the problem because all other boot discs run fine just not the acer recovery discs. I have even ordered a new set of discs from Acer and the discs fail at the exact same place. How can I just get windos vista onto the machine so it will work again?

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About the only thing to try is to find another person with the same PC.

Remove the disk-drive from your computer.
Remove the disk-drive from the other computer,
and install your disk-drive.

Run the Restore Disks on that computer,
which will restore to _YOUR_ disk-drive.

When complete, remove the disk-drive, and reinstall it in your computer.
It should boot, and run properly.

Could it be your CD-ROM drive that is intermittently failing?

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