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ACER RECOVERY HELP!!!

I have an acer aspire5315 and i geuss you'd say that my computer crashed. it won't start and it says that i need the recovery disc unfortunatly i can't find the disc. is their anywhere i can download it from. By the way i have windows vista home basic

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It comes as part of the package when you bought it.
It's already on the hard drive. Acer recommend you make a recovery disk before you start using the machine.

This is from Acer's Website.


How can I launch Acer eRecovery Management to back up or restore my system?
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Problem:
How can I launch Acer eRecovery Management to back up or restore my system?

Solution:
You can press <Alt+F10> or the Empowering Key to launch in a Windows environment, or press <Alt+F10> during boot up. For the Veriton desktop series, you can also press the hardware reset button at any time. For the Aspire or AcerPower desktop series, an Acer eRecovery Management icon can be found on the desktop screen.


Hope it helps.

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