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I would like to reformat my acer laptop to factory setting

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What do u want ? c-mos settings as factory default?
or ?

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Need to reset acer aspire 1200 desktop


The Aspire One is a netbook produced by Acer; it does not come equipped with a CD ROM drive, so a traditional hard drive reformat and Windows reinstallation is not possible without a peripheral storage device. An external USB CD or flash drive will suffice, however.Difficulty:Moderate



Instructions

    • 1 Plug in the external CD drive, then turn on your netbook and let it boot to your operating system.
    • 2 Open your web browser and go to the BootDisk website (see link in Resources). Download the Windows XP Fresh Install Bootable CD, then burn these files to a blank CD via your external CD drive.
    • 3 Ensure the files have burned to your bootable CD, then restart the netbook with the CD still in the drive.
    • 4 The netbook should boot to the CD upon the restart. Follow the instructions prompted for installation. Upon completion you will have a clean installation of Windows XP on your Acer Aspire One.

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I need to do a factory restore to out of box settings, and dont know how please help


Hi! Welcome To FixYa!
I was able to find a link the can definitely help you reformat your computer however please be reminded to have your files back up before proceeding. Please go to this link for instruction:
http://en.kioskea.net/faq/2040-acer-pc-restore-to-factory-settings#restore-system-to-factory-default-settings

Hope this helps and you have great day!

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Can't use recovery discs to reformat hard drive


When using the recovery disk and select factory settings the program will format the HDD.

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I just want to restore to factory defaults


The best way to reset your Laptop to Factory Default is to reformat it. Depending on which version of Windows you have this will create a directory in your Hard Drive called Windows.old, or depending on whether or not you deleted the partition, it will erase everything. You'll want to back up your hard drive if you have anything worth saving.
Beyond that, pop in your recovery disk, or if you don't have it, put in your Windows disk, then restart your computer. When your computer is booting up, head into the BIOS and set your computer to boot from your DVD Drive. If you aren't sure how to do this then reformatting is probably not a good idea. Once you've booted from the disk, just follow the instructions to reformat.

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I accidentally reformatted my Acer Aspire M5641 Desktop without checking the drivers and I do not have the recovery cd. Right now I can't do anything other than the basic stuffs. I can't connect to the...


Download the drivers from the Acer WEB site. Make sure youselect the model of your laptop and the XP or Vista version of the drivers youthat require and it matches the Windows version that is installed on yourlaptop. Use this link to get to the Acer support: -
http://www.acersupport.com/drivers_download.aspx

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Reformat windows vista from cd


Click start,all programs,accessories,system tools,system restore,and choose factory settings when the window opens.

Or if you have the vista disk,put it in the cd drive restart and tap the F12 key while it is booting.

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Distructive reformat


you needs to use a bootable disk or floppy disk to proceed reformatting the drive before installing the operating system to the computer.

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No discs to reset to factory settings


happy to help u .just want to tell u there r no factory settings for windows most options r not changeable.u can aloso try reformatting the system. but if u need to change ur bios setting u just have to press delete or wat ever key u seen on the bios to enter setup. then go to the option load optimised defaults. and u r done. pleasure helping u.

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Restore factory settings for a acer aspire 5315 laptop


acer dont have a restore, you are prompted when you first boot it up when purchased to make a back up set of discs, i assume you didn't, you will need to lend somebodies XP or Vista Disc , but use your own product code on the underside of your notebook to reformat and reinstall windows.

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Reformatting my gateway laptop to factory settings


Depending on the model you can use disks it came with or hit F10 or F11 key as it boots. Should then bring you to recovery menu. Then just follow the menus.

Keep in mind it will erase ALL of your data.

Hope this helps.

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