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Acer recovery disc wont work

Hello, any help would really be appreciated. I have a 14 month old acer 5100 that will not boot up. When I try to boot up I get to the windows logo and it freezes. I have tried alt/f10 to use the recovery discs and when it says for me to wait I ended up waiting 3 hours and nothing happenned. I have also tried to boot it up using all of the options they offer and nothing happens.I took it to a shop ( I don't believe they knew more than I did) and they said they thought something was wrong with my motherboard or maybe the processor. The only thing different about anything that happenned was I had installed a nexstar digital keyring picture thingy the night before.

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  • tcbarnard Jan 29, 2008

    "u cant use recovery disk u need orginal vista dvd or xp cd boot into that then formatt ect"



    Isn't XP already on the disc? I didn't get any software when I bought it. The first time I booted up the computer I was prompted to make the recovery discs, 7 in all, and I assumed the operating system was being burned on the disc as well.



    "could go in safe mode f8 remove whatever u instaled before it crashed"



    If I could boot up in safe mode or any other route I could do that, but it doesn't boot up in any fashion.

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U cant use recovery disk u need orginal vista dvd or xp cd boot into that then formatt ect

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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    nick helpap Jan 28, 2008

    could go in safe mode f8 remove whatever u instaled before it crashed

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