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I ran the recoovery program d2d on my acer aspire 5000 and it wiped all my system programs off my computer...

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Hi, if you restored your PC back to factory settings it will have wiped any programs or software that you installed after buying the computer. You will need to re-install these manually. Did you use the Acer recovery discs????

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Need to system restore my acer aspire ax1700 but do not have disc whtat can i do


When a vital file becomes corrupted, it might be necessary to restore a computer to its original factory settings. This process also cleans up the hard drive and removes old programs that can make a computer slow and unresponsive. But, because restoration wipes away all files you've installed or created, it should be a last-ditch effort in trying to repair a computer. If you've reached this point with your Acer laptop or desktop, the manufacturer provides a utility to restore the factory settings.

Open the Windows Start menu by clicking on the icon in the lower left corner of your desktop. Click "All Programs," then the "Acer" folder. Select "Acer eRecovery Management" to open the utility. If a Windows prompt asks for permission to run the program, click "Yes." Click the "Restore" button in the pane on the left side of the program window. Click "Completely Restore System to Factory Defaults." Select the "Yes" option in the dialog box that asks you to confirm the action, and click "Start." Click "OK" in the second confirmation dialog box to restart the computer. Click "Next" in the warning window that appears after the computer reboots. This confirms that you realize restoring the computer deletes any data stored on your hard drive. Click "Next" again in the Restore Destination window, and click "OK" in the popup that gives you one last warning about deleting your data. The restoration process will begin. Click "OK" when the utility lets you know that the restoration is complete. The computer will restart, and Windows will finish the recovery process.

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Acer aspire x1200 freezing after factory restore


It appears that well bla bla as you say I agree weird stuff I have the same machine in my den. What I did was load Win 7 into it. It may be worth the investment. Also you may want to do a total hard drive wipe before re-installing original software just because you do a restore does not mean that there may be something left behind that could be affecting your computer. Killdisk is freeware I use this software whenever I wipe any drive. That way I know if there are any errors on the drive or bad sectors or whatever may be hanging it up.
I think most folks will agree with me those that have been around know that Vista is quirky to say the least especially if you do not keep up with the latest updates with this software. I personally have never liked Vista some folks swear by it but to me it was just a BETA format for the Win 7 system testing phase. Many computers I have worked on I convince my clients to use Win 7 Ultimate. If you can get a copy of this that would I believe solve the matter. Also download killdisk save your goodies first and try it from there if you can.
Also, you may have a bad or going bad part in your machine as well. Check the dust and clean if necessary and use some new thermos paste also on top of CPU........This may also help I have to do that at least every 6 months with mine they get hot. Maybe someone else has more options. I would at least consider the move forward from Vista to 7 you have the resources for it. John

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How to restore 5100 acer lap top to factory settings. Hard drive is wiped out.


what do you mean that the hard drive has been wiped out? did you reinstall a new operating system on the PC? if that so & you still want to bring back all the software & settings that came originally with this PC then you can try this.

How to Restore Acer Aspire 5100 to Factory Setting
Instructions
1
Open the "Start" menu, then click "All Programs" and place your mouse cursor over the folder labeled "Acer Empowering Technology." Select the "Acer Empowering Technology" icon from the folder.
2
Click the "Acer eRecovery Management" icon that is now on your desktop.
3
Click "Restore" at the bottom of the "Acer eRecovery Management" window.
4
Select "Restore system to factory default" from the "Restore" menu. The computer will restart and automatically begin the restoration process.

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I want to restore my pc back to factory settings but dont know which function key it is


start -> all programs -> accesories -> system tools -> system restore; from there follow the instructions!

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I need to wipe my acer aspire pc with vista. Do I need a recovery disc I do not remember it coming with one?


You can do it without disk to but for it should be hiddden partition is installled when your vista is load first time.For that
There is one option in bios D2d enable it .then save settings.
For enter bios when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 or "del" key then go to main menu find D2d
then enable then save and exit.
Then when it restart press ALT +F2
then you see recovery mode follow the procedure and wiped acer.
But if there is not any recoverry then you need recovery disk.

Let me know if you need more assistanse.
Thanks.

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My internet wont work anymore because i downloaded an update ( Windows home premium) on my acer x1200 I want to wipe / recover my computer to its original facttory settings but ive tried everything. I dont...


Click: Start
Click: All Programs
Click: Accessories
Click: System Tools
Click: System Restore

Pick a "restore-point" that was taken _before_ the update was applied,
and restore your system to that previous date/time.

OR ....

Look under "All Programs" for a utility that will help you burn CD/DVD(s) to create a "Recovery Disk" set. Burn more CD/DVD(s) with all your "data" files (or copy all your data-files to an external hard-drive). Then, boot from the "Recovery Disk", to begin the process of restoring the "factory" settings.


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Hi I have a Acer Aspire One ZG5. My Son, said his friend used a program called Killdisk and wiped all my partitions away. How can I get my Acer back up and working? Kind Regards Julie


try formatting your computer use a windows os but make sure it is bootable for example windows vista bootable cd. after that try installing the motherboard installer for you to use the full benefit of your computer then try installing an antivirus for security purposes then try making a password for your computer so your son cannot use the computer without your concern. so it wont happen again. hope i helped message me again for any concerns ok

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I am doing a clean install from the recovery disk, eveything went fine, all the files copied over, but when it rebooted a message window popped up and said "Windows setup cannot configure Windows to run on...


There might be a bios setting that you have too set for the recovery mode. If you can get into the BIOS then check to see if there's a setting for recovery. You can also try at boot up (before the Windows error) to hit Ctrl-F10.

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Installing programs


So you burned discs of the applications that came pre-installed on the computer? They aren't going to work as far as I know. They do this so we can't burn numerous copies of a program and give it to our friends. Software companies would not make very much money if everyone could do this.

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Hello, I have Acer Aspire 5710 Notebook Comes with witndows Vista, i installled Windows XP on it now i need to Restore it on factory default settings. but when i press ALT + F10 on system stratup it does...


Press Alt and tap F10 only when the acer screen appears.

If this does not work and open the recovery program then is it possible that you formated over the driver and partition when you loaded XP?

If not the make sure that D2D recovery is enabled in the bios settings. You can check this by pressing F2 on boot and going into bios.

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