Strange, because your Windows boot drive should be the C: unless you customize the drive letter yourself. However, if you have a recovery Windows disc from Acer, then you can use it to restore without problem. What you can do is that, buy a new hard disk, then check with Acer if they can help to reformat the new hard disk with the recovery partition, so you can have brand new installation of Windows 7. However, there is no way for you to get another copy of Windows Vista from them; they only provide the recovery disk. But I don't see the link anywhere. Other than that, I would suggest you to send your laptop to Acer Service Centre to have a look, though it will cost a little bit. Does it take you to Recovery? I think my Acer laptop got a virus a couple of days ago — any programs would automatically close themselves.
. They claim it is too old for them to still have the recovery discs. Some extra information for the solution of this error: Rgds, Taylor Hi Ghost, I need your help and opinion as my Acer Aspire One 751h netbook crashed. Restore Factory Settings deletes everything on your hard drive, then reinstalls Windows and all software and drivers that were pre-installed on your system. But if you want to use this program for laptop factory reset, Acer Aspire laptop disk partition should be not destroyed.
Now my computer is back. But alas, the faster our computers get, the harder it will be to time these commands. Can I somehow use installation from recovery partition? I do not care about the data on it, just want it running again. I had a friend attempt to fix the computer loading his own version of windows vista on the computer. By installing other Windows, there is a chance that you actually cleared the recovery partition although not likely which cause the recovery failed to initiate.
Hi, For the Acer eRecovery Management, if I recall it correctly, it does not involved complex process and it is really simple. I got to 99% cmplete and was stuck at finalizing disc for about an hour and half. I came back to my comeputer and there 3 questions to chose from and I chose to exit and my computer locked and would not finish the backup installation. If you have problem using Acer Recovery System, contact Acer or ask in related forums. If the recovery gone crazy every time you do it, I would think that the recovery partition itself is already corrupted, not too sure though. I have borrowed a Vista disc so i can re install the operating system.
During that process the laptop shut off. Windows back up should be able to do this if not you said a portable drive is is just a flash or a full hard drive. Just follow the instructions to continue. A message will warn you that you will lose all data on the partition. So is there anyway to do this without password? Thank you very much for help. Now, my concern is, when i am not able to boot the laptop at all, how do i take my backup! Then I tried the alt+f10, the computer made a loud beeping sound. Rgds, Taylor Erm, i would like to ask, do you do the system restore after the classic format thing like when startup press boot and blah blah blah? What can I do to fix this computer??? Thus, without booting into Windows installation, pressing R key will not help.
Customized Restore will attempt to retain your files user data but will reinstall all software and drivers. Tips: This has to be made sure, otherwise, system restore would not complete successfully. I have a bootable win7dvd the same operating system it comes with. How it will solved matter? I then decided to do a restore to factory settings. Cause I never have on my desktop.
So - as advised earlier - if there is information you really don't want to lose and clearly that would seem to be case then first safeguard it. But she doesnt remember her original password she said she never put one in. A mixture of dll, png and exe files. The configuration is as purchased so no changes have been made. Both time the system failed to restore the restoration seemed to get hung up at 46% both times. Then my computer kept rebooting on its own in normal boot up blue screen of course. You must enter the password to access the main page of the hidden partition.
It would be best if you can contact the seller of that machine to see if they usually set a generic password for their machine sold, I have seen some seller doing this. I have been to the acer website but could not find any drivers related to controllers so am confused now. Hello everyone, I would like to ask. Some customized Windows installation disc might cause some problem during installation. If you enter the wrong password three times, the computer will restart into the operating system.
Thanx for your time Blitzer Hey there Ghost I have a acer 6920 laptop that was running slow so I did a system restore from the back up discs. There's must be some way how to recovery system with the recovery partition even if you don't have Acer Recovery Management and reset from alt + f10 recovery isn't working. Otherwise I am sorry but you probably have to contact Acer for this issue. Has about 90% success rate. Otherwise, you can replace the hard disk, then install a new copy of Windows 7 which you have to purchase somehow.
Best regards, Andre Da Costa Independent Advisor for Directly Hello Roslyn, Yes, I suggest you to restart. You can grab them from Acer website. Can you give me the proper address to the Acer website? Do you have any other suggestions? When this option is selected, the computer restarts from the optical disc. Originally was this notebook instaled with Windows 8 but now there's Windows 10. Click Next, then choose how to erase your files: a. As I mentioned, try the Alt+F10 combination for a few more times holding Alt, then keep pressing F10 , it might just work.