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Back up all data on the Acer Aspire One that you wish to keep.
Turn the system on by pressing the "Power" button.
Press and hold the "Alt" key immediately after pressing the "Power" button and tap the "F10" button.
Continue holding the "Alt" button and tapping the "F10" button until a screen saying "Acer eRecovery" appears.
You will see three options:
Restore system to factory default
Restore system from CD/DVD (grayed out if an optical drive is not connected)
Click on "Restore system to factory default." A notice will appear informing you that all data on the "C:" drive will be overwritten and reminding you to plug in the AC cord.
Click "OK" to begin the recovery. A message will appear stating once again that all data on your hard drive will be overwritten.
Click "OK" to acknowledge the message. The screen will show you a progress bar as the recovery progresses. Wait until the recovery is complete. The time will vary depending upon the individual netbook. A message will appear when the recovery is finished.
Click "OK" to restart the computer. The netbook will reboot. Windows will load, asking you to wait. A "Welcome to Microsoft Windows" screen will eventually appear with background music playing. It is time to help Windows set up your computer.
Click "Next" to continue. You will be asked to input your system settings. Enter your region, language, and keyboard type, then click "Next." The next window is for your time zone.
Select your time zone and, if desired, place a check in the box beside "Automatically adjust clock for daylight savings time," then click "Next." The EULA (End User License Agreement) will appear next.
Place a dot in the radio button beside "Help protect my PC by turning on Automatic Updates now" and click "Next."
Click "Skip" to avoid setting up network information at this time.
Click "Skip" to avoid setting up an Internet connection at this time.
Place a dot beside "No, not at this time" to avoid registering with Microsoft at this point, then click "Next."
Click "Skip" to avoid inputting registration information now.
Put your name and the names of others who will use the computer here, one per line. Click "Next." Microsoft will thank you for setting up your computer. Click "Finish" to begin using your newly restored computer.
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