Question about Acer Aspire 5742Z-4200 Notebook
Posted by Anonymous on
AS you bought it yesterday, I wouldn't mess with it. Take it back and accept it again when the sales person demonstrates it working or demand a replacement.
Posted on Dec 31, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
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 yes Start to restore the computer to the default factory settings
Sometimes there is a default acer password which is quite often 000000 that is 6 zero's
or place the recovery disk into your cd
restart the laptop pressing F12 i believe
then follow on screen instructions
please let us know if this has helped you so that we can hopefully help others
Jun 19, 2011 | Acer Aspire 5742Z-4200 Notebook
Click on Start, Run, and type regedit and press Enter
Click on the plus signs (+) next to the following folders
This folder is the DVD/CD-ROM Drive Class Description in the registry. Look for any of the following names in the right hand column.
If any of the above keys shown in step 4 are listed, right-click on them and choose Delete
After deleting the keys, close the registry editor
Reboot your computer
Open My Computer and check to see if your CD or DVD drives have returned. You may also want to open Device Manager and verify that the yellow exclamation and error code on the CD or DVD drive is gone.
hope this helps
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