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Acer Aspire 3690 Recovery without Disc

I have a Acer that has crashed and needs a Recovery but I did not create a backup Recoveryu disc at time of purchase. Acer support is telling me that I can do this without a cd but can purchase if I like...can you help

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  • wgmilne Sep 06, 2008

    mine is Acer 3680 crashed now it goes to startup repair but won't repair. I don't have a backup copy so how do i restore without paying the $30.00 for a recovery disk.

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Can you startup your PC at all?

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I did a complete recovery but lost (I assume) all files, documents and everything on computer. Is it possible to get in the hard drive and retrieve these at all. Alot of valuable photos that I kept putting off backing up...

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Recovery disc


Hi,

To create an Acer recovery Disk from the computer follow the below mentioned steps:

Click Start Menu> All Programs> Acer erecovery management> Under it select the option to create Recovery Disk

Aug 02, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Replaced hard drive acer media recovery disc has 1 of 1 then 1 of 6 have all disc . Have a usb cd rom but it wont install recovery software except 1 of 1 what next


If you never tested the recovery discs, they may be damaged.
You will need afresh install from a windows disc if thats the case

Jun 24, 2010 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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Is there a way to create my own recovery disk within my own system?


Recovery disk is meant for you to have as a backup, so if you computer crash or seem damage you can use it to recover it back to factory setting. that is why is advise to be stored on a DVD disc that is not prone to virus.

Jun 18, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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My acer aspire 4315 stuck at boot with white screen, when using external monitor it show acer boot screen and stuck there. I can press F2 for setup but nothing happen.


http://tim.id.au/laptops/acer/aspire%204715z%204315.pdf
Above is a link for your Service manual, inside is everything you need to know to troubleshoot and repair your machine, this is the manual that us engineers use to repair these units.
This could be your HDD, failed. Work through, the troubleshooting procedures.
Anyway try this below first. Run Acer eRecovery Management Copy the Acer factory default backup disk Image Create backup of the system Create a complete backup Creating an incremental backup Erase a backup point Using the option ‘‘Burn Disk’’ Burn a backup disc with the factory default settings Burn a backup disc with the parameters of user Copy the current system configuration to disc Burn a disc backup software Restore the system Restore system to factory default settings Restore system from backup user Recover the system from CD / DVD Re-install applications / drivers Other means of System Restore No Restore CD / eRecovery / password / ALT + F10 or F10

May 14, 2010 | Acer Aspire 4315 Notebook

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Reboot my Acer Notebook


Run Acer eRecovery Management Copy the Acer factory default backup disk Image Create backup of the system Create a complete backup Creating an incremental backup Erase a backup point Using the option ‘‘Burn Disk’’ Burn a backup disc with the factory default settings Burn a backup disc with the parameters of user Copy the current system configuration to disc Burn a disc backup software Restore the system Restore system to factory default settings Restore system from backup user Recover the system from CD / DVD Re-install applications / drivers Other means of System Restore No Restore CD / eRecovery / password / ALT + F10 or F10

Mar 05, 2010 | Acer Aspire 3100-1405 Notebook

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I have an Acer Aspire 5720, ive had it for a year now and it is starting to slow down. I have lost the booklet to it and i need to do a master reset on it. Ive already backed everything up im just finding...


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
disk, CD or DVD. You can also backup/restore the factory default image, and
reinstall applications and drivers.

Acer eRecovery Management consists of the following functions:

1 Create backup
2 Burn backup disc
3 Restore and recovery

This chapter will guide you through each process.
Note: This feature is only available on certain models. For systems
that do not have a built-in optical disc burner, plug in an external
optical disc burner before entering Acer eRecovery Management
for optical disc-related tasks.

When using Acer eRecovery Management, you may be prompted to enter the
Empowering Technology password to proceed. The Empowering Technology
password is set using the Empowering Technology toolbar or when first running
Acer eLock Management or Acer eRecovery Management.

Create backup

You can easily create full and fast (incremental) backup images of your system
configuration to hard disk from the main Acer eRecovery Management screen.
Note: Fast (incremental) Backup is only available after a Full
Backup is made.

1 Press <Alt> + <F10> or select Acer eRecovery Management from the
Empowering Technology toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management.
2 In the Acer eRecovery Management window, select the type of backup you
want to create using Full or Fast.
3 Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process.
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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.
Note: Create a factory default image when you want to burn a
bootable disc that contains your computer's entire operating
system as it was delivered to you from the factory. If you wish to
have a disc that will allow you to browse the contents and install
selected drivers and applications, create an application backup
image instead — this disc will not be bootable.

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 <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
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.

Dec 20, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5720 Notebook

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Acer 3680 will not boot up


Some times with this make you can press alt and f12 at startup , just before it comes to the loading windows page, some of these laptops have a recovery partition, so hope this helps

Dec 05, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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Need acer aspire 3050 recovery disc....lost mine and cannot...


If you didn't get the recovery disc you can contact Acer customer support if they can send you recovery disc..Else I will suggest you take data backup and reinstall windows...

Jul 11, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3050-1733 Notebook

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Foregot password


  1. Pop in the recovery disc (will lose everything on the hard drive)
  2. Hit the action kep during setup and make changes there (not for newbs).
  3. Find a password recovery utility on the net (may need to pay small $$).
  4. Ask your local techy to do it for you.

Apr 14, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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Reinstall original acer instalation


you can run recovery using the recovery discs which should have been created by you... or you have to go into the OS to access recovery manager...

Jan 31, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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