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How to creat a system back up disk for aspire 5315 2077

In the empowering technology toolbar there is no icon to create a system back up disk for Aspire 5315-2077 (ACER). Upon boot up and hitting the (ALT) + F10 button does not give any option to create this back up disk. None came with the laptop because it was a re-condition. How do you make an back up disk without these options being available? Please email me at offenbach1962@yahoo.com for any solution.

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Click start>programmes>accesories>system tools>back up and follow the wizard, but you cannot back up the operating system using this unless you buy a third party software like Symantec's Norton Ghost

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Is there a reset button on the acer aspire 5315-2153 laptop?


Restore and recovery The restore and recovery features allow you to restore or recover the system from a factory default image, from a user created image, or from previously created CD and DVD backups. You can also reinstall applications and drivers for your Acer system. 1 Press + or select Acer eRecovery Management from the Empowering Technology toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management. 2 Switch to the restore and recovery page by selecting the Restore button. 3 Select the backup point you would like to restore from. You can also choose to recover the system from a factory default image, recover from a previously created CD/DVD or reinstall applications and drivers. 4 Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process.

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Acer ERecovery Service is Not Available


What is the ERecovery Service?
On Acer Computers there is a floating toolbar on the desktop called the Acer Empowering Technology program. Within this program there is the ERecovery Service that allows a user to create backup operating system disks, create a backup of the current system, and more. This is a very handy feature because in many cases the computer does not come with a set of backup disks.

The icon for the ERecovery service looks like this one:

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If you dont see this icon on the Empowering Technology bar then the application is not installed and will not be available.

How to Open ERecovery Service

There are three ways to access the ERecovery Service.

  1. Press ALT-F10 when the computer is first turned on. If you see the Windows XP or Vista splash screen you've waited too long and will have to shut the computer down and try it again.
  2. Find the ERecovery Service icon on the Acer floating toolbar and click it.
  3. Click on Start, All Programs, Acer Empowering Technology, and click on the icon for Acer ERecovery Management.
Downgrading from Vista to XP - "ERecovery Service is Not Available"

On many Acer models, the computer is preinstalled with Windows Vista, but it comes with a set of Windows XP Professional disks that allow you to uninstall Vista and reinstall Windows XP. Unfortunately, the hidden partition (PQService) that enables the ERecovery feature remains with a Windows Vista image. So, after the reinstallation of Windows XP, the Erecovery service is not available and you'll see a screen similar to the one below when you try to access it from within Windows.







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You can still access the ERecovery Service using the Alt-F10 trick when the computer first starting booting, but you'll be disappointed to see the Windows Vista OS instead of Windows XP . Dont proceed with the ERecovery at this point unless you want to restore the system back to Vista.




on Jun 25, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How do i take it back to factory condition?


Greetings Ddy Dn,

  1. Press + or select Acer eRecovery Management from the
    Empowering Technology toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management.
  2. Switch to the restore and recovery page by selecting the Restore button.
  3. Select the backup point you would like to restore from. You can also
    choose to recover the system from a factory default image, recover from a
    previously created CD/DVD or reinstall applications and drivers.
  4. Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process.
For more info, here's the official manual: http://support.acer.com/acerpanam/manuals/acer/0000/userguides/AS3680_5570_5580_5570Z_ENG_1123.pdf

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Restore and recovery
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from a factory default image, from a user created image, or from previously
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your Acer system.
1 Press <Alt> + <F10> or select Acer eRecovery Management from the
Empowering Technology toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management.
2 Switch to the restore and recovery page by selecting the Restore button.
3 Select the backup point you would like to restore from. You can also
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4 Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process

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This was taken straight out of the manual for your model, which can be found here.

Acer eRecovery Management
Acer eRecovery Management is a tool to quickly backup and restore the system.
You can create and save a backup of the current system configuration to hard
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1 Press <Alt> + <F10> or select Acer eRecovery Management from the
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Burn backup disc
Using the Burn Disc page of Acer eRecovery Management, you can burn the
factory default image, a user backup image, the current system configuration,
or an application backup image to CD or DVD.
1 Press <Alt> + <F10> or select Acer eRecovery Management from the
Empowering Technology toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management.
2 Switch to the Burn Disc page by selecting the Burn Disc button.
3 Select the type of backup (factory default, user, current system,
application) you would like to burn to disc. Choosing to burn a user backup
will burn your most recently created backup image to disc.
4 Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process.
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Beat me to it pontelemon.....lol.

Just as the Guru said and mine is...see below.

Restore and recovery
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from a factory default image, from a user created image, or from previously
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your Acer system.
1 Press <Alt> + <F10> or select Acer eRecovery Management from the
Empowering Technology toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management.
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4 Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process.

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hi
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what are you trying to accomplish, is there a software pkg involved?

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