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Try tapping Alt+F10 as soon as u see the Acer logo at startup.
If that doesnot work, u need a Recovery Disc.

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Hard reset


You may need to restore your Acer computer to its factory defaults if a virus damages operating files or if the system begins acting erratically for unknown reasons.
Restoring an Acer to factory defaults returns the computer to its original state when first purchased.

Click on the Start menu.
Then, select all programs, Acer Empowering Technology and Acer eRecovery Management.
If this is the first time you have opened the program it will prompt you to set up a password and create a backup CD.
Click the Restore button and select the option that reads "Restore system to factory defaults".

Wait for the computer to finish the restore process and reboot.
Restoring for the Boot Screen

If your computer will not boot up properly, you can attempt to reach the restore option by pressing the Alt button and the F10 button at the same time.


When the eRecovery menu appears, choose "restore system to factory defaults".

Wait for the recovery process to complete and the computer to restart.

Jun 28, 2013 | Acer TravelMate 245XC (LX.T3006.069) PC...

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How to configuration hard drive to factory default


Step 1:
Which operating system ?
Laptop computers can be wonderful devices, except when the need to troubleshoot arises. Acer laptops are no different. A quick way to fix many problems with an Acer laptop running Windows is to reset it to factory settings. Resetting your Acer laptop to factory settings can eliminate slow operation, registry problems, virus problems and spyware issues. What's more, a factory reset of your laptop may reduce the need for a full reinstallation of Windows.

Back up all necessary data to an external device such as a disk, flash drive or hard drive Make sure all programs are closed and shut down your Acer laptop. Detach any external hardware such as an external hard drive or printer. Press the Power button to boot your Acer laptop. Press "Alt-F10" on your keyboard when the Acer screen appears at the start of the boot-up process. Wait a moment while Windows loads the reset files. Select "Restore System from factory default" in the Acer eRecovery Management window. Click "Next" on the next screen to continue. Click "Next" on the following destination information window. This will pop up a notice telling you that resetting your Acer laptop will erase all data and restore the laptop to its original settings and configuration. Click "OK" in the notice window to proceed with resetting your Acer laptop. Wait while your Acer laptop is reset to factory settings.

Mar 16, 2013 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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My ascer want restore factory restore


You may need to restore your Acer computer to its factory defaults if a virus damages operating files or if the system begins acting erratically for unknown reasons.


Restoring an Acer to factory defaults returns the computer to its original state when first purchased.



Click on the Start menu.

Then, select all programs, Acer Empowering Technology and Acer eRecovery Management.


If this is the first time you have opened the program it will prompt you to set up a password and create a backup CD.


Click the Restore button and select the option that reads "Restore system to factory defaults".


Wait for the computer to finish the restore process and reboot.


Restoring for the Boot Screen


If your computer will not boot up properly, you can attempt to reach the restore option by pressing the Alt button and the F10 button at the same time.


When the eRecovery menu appears, choose "restore system to factory defaults".

Wait for the recovery process to complete and the computer to restart.


Hope this helps

Oct 23, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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I'm unsure how to restore my Acer Aspire 5810t to Factory Settings


Hello,

just to clarify: Restoring a computer to its original factory settings also cleans up the C drive and removes all the viruses and old programs that bog down a computer and make it slow and unresponsive. You can do it by following steps below:

  1. Click Start -> Programs -> Acer Recovery Management, a dialg box will pop up
  2. Click Restore, then Restore Sysyem to Factory Default
  3. A warning box will pop up, read it carefully, and in case you really want to restore your factory settings, press Yes
  4. As a last, just press Start


Lucas

Jul 10, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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We have a spyware virus and can not get rid of it. lost manual for laptop. how do we restore it to its original settings?


If you can get into windows environment, you can try and defeat the malware by downloading malwarebytes free here or you can do a factory restore:

Click "Start" menu.

Click "Programs."

Click "Acer Recovery Management."

Click the "Restore" button on the bottom of the dialog box that opens.

Click "Restore System to Factory Default."

Click "Yes" in the warning dialog box which asks if you wish to continue the recovery process.

Click "Start" to restore the computer to the default factory settings.


If you cannot get into windows, Hold down the ALT button while tapping F10, right when starting the computer, before the Acer logo. The wizard will guide you through the rest of the process.

Sep 20, 2010 | Acer Aspire AS5530-5824 Laptop

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Need to reset my acer computer to factory settings.


Hi! Try system restore first and check if that will remove the virus but if not then you can reset the machine to factory defaults by pressing ALT+F10 during start up or when the acer logo appears on your screen.Follow the prompts and you should be able to reset the computer to factory image.Make sure you back up important files because it will wipe the system clean.hope this helps...

May 29, 2010 | Acer Aspire™ T180 PC Desktop

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I want to reset it


Unlike 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 you face any issue with your Acer Notebook, feel free to get expert technical assistance at
http://www.vtechsquad.com/acer-support/

Apr 04, 2010 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

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Laptop has virus, need to restore to factory settings


Hi,
you can try using windows system restore : Which restores your machine to an earlier date.
Start : Programs : Accesories : System tools : System restore.
Thanks,
Fame !

May 31, 2009 | Acer Extensa 4620-4648 Notebook

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Having problems with my acer travelmate 4060


Get virus scanner/remover, and then try restore to a date when the computer was in full working order. If that does not work, try to backup valuable data files before original default factory settings, and get model-specific drivers etc from Acer and Microsoft websites.

May 25, 2008 | Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook

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