I BOUGHT THIS 5310 FRIM A CATALOUGE AND EVEN ON THE ACER WEBSITE I CANT FIND A 5310!!!!! MY MICROSOFT CIRTIFACE DOESNT WORK, AND TO BE HONEST, ITS A HEAP OF POO. PLEASE HELP, I WANNA GET RID OF IT BUT WOULD LIKE TO FACTORY RESET, X CHEERS WILL
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Re: ACER 5310! HOW DO I FACTORY RESET?
The ACER Aspire does exist it is one of the many flavours of laptop they make If you have trouble with activation of XP then use the freephone number to activate it on barcode label will be the correct windows key
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laptop model is aspire 5570 Z with a Z zee instead of 2 two
First, BACKUP WHAT YOU WANT!!!!! IT WILL BE GONE WHEN YOU FINISH!!!!! If you cannot get to your files, start in safe mode and collect them. if you cannot get to safe mode. grab a linux live cd, such as knoppix, you can boot a whole linux os from cd without installing and retrieve your files VIRUS FREE!!!!! once you feel you have backed up what you want to keep follow these insructions.
Reboot your computer. As the computer comes on, click the "F2" key on your keyboard. This will activate the BIOS utility screen.
Locate the Acer disk-to-disk recovery system on the first
screen of BIOS and click the box to enable it. This will allow you to
reset the computer without a recovery disk. Save your settings and exit
BIOS per the instructions on the screen.
Restart the computer.
Press "ALT + F10" on your keyboard as soon as the Acer logo appears on the screen.
Follow the on-screen instructions to perform a system recovery and reset the computer to the factory default settings.
Please try the following steps:
Instructions Things You'll Need: Acer PC or laptop Step 1: Click "Start" menu. Step 2: Click "Programs." Step 3: Click "Acer Recovery Management." Step 4: Click the "Restore" button on the bottom of the dialog box that opens. Step 5: Click "Restore System to Factory Default." Step 6: Click "Yes" in the warning dialog box which asks if you wish to continue the recovery process. Step 7: Click "Start" to restore the computer to the default factory settings. NOTE: Please make sure to backup all the data from the system before resetting it to factory settings Please let me know if these steps were of any help
other laptops, Acer laptops integrate a computer management utility
called 'Acer eRecovery Management' to create backup of hard drive data,
create restore point, reinstall applications & drivers, and reset
Acer laptop to factory setting.
Step 1: Before starting your Acer laptop, ensure that there is no external storage device attached to it. Now start your laptop.
Step 2: Press 'Alt + F10' when the laptop starts booting, and wait for a moment while Windows loads the reset files.
Step 3:When 'Acer eRecovery Management' window appears, select 'Restore System from factory default' and click 'Next' to continue.
Step 4: Again click 'Next' to
reset your Acer laptop. This process will erase all data from your hard
disk and reset your Acer laptop to original factory settings.
Step 5: Click 'OK' in the notification window to begin the the resetting operation. Now wait while your Acer laptop is reset to factory settings.
Tips: You can also create a backup copy of your laptop data before factory reset. Simply click 'Backup' in 'Acer eRecovery Management' window.
If windows is running you can start it by going to Programs, Acer Empowering Technology and run the Acer eRecovery Management. Note that on the bottom of the eRecovery Management window are 3 choices, Backup, Burn Disk and Restore. Click on Restore. Here you have the choice of select Restore System to Factory Default.
If windows is not working but the system boots -
Reboot the system and when the Acer logo appears, hold down the ALT key and press F10. This starts the recovery process, just follow the instructions.