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My acer aspire 1691 WLMi has suddenly started opening up on its data drive instead of the usual c drive. I cannot do a system restore as it only logs on to the last time I switched the computer on and it will not let me enter set up (F2)as I switch on. Please help me get back onto the c drive. Thanks Lynne

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Unplug the data drive and reboot. F2 should work, check the bios and see if U'r C drive is there. It sounds like the C drive has crashed. If the data drive is internal, check U'r Cdrive data and power cables.

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Go to "Start" > "Restart" to reboot your netbook.

Hold down "Alt" and "F10" when you see the Acer logo on the screen.
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Drag and drop files onto the icon of your flash drive.
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Hold down Alt and F10 when you see the Acer logo on the screen.
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Click Next again in the Restore Destination window, and click OK in the popup that gives you one last warning about deleting your data.
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