Hi, Is the Windows in the computer still running? Hi Khalid, I would like to think that the things that you have deleted are actually from Windows itself, not on the booting level, so I would assume that the eRecovery system via Alt+F10 will still be usable. You can usually find your laptop's model number by looking at the sticker affixed to the bottom. You can find the Boot Option Key for your computer from the following table. I just wanted to say a big thank you for suggesting tapping F10 with the Alt key depressed. I tried going into my bios but there is a password that i do not remember setting…Anywhooo. Thank you Hi Zoe, Do you perform the factory restore from Windows itself? Has about 90% success rate. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.
When i tried to reboot it looked ok but all the writing was bigger and windows login page came up asking for username and password. If your laptop is running slow and it's impacting your work performance, reformatting the drive can improve the operating speed of your computer. As I mentioned, try the Alt+F10 combination for a few more times holding Alt, then keep pressing F10 , it might just work. It may also be with your laptop's documentation. Rgds, Taylor Sorry, no erecovery disks. Refer to the link below for it.
Moreover are the drivers already present in the machine or i have to collect it from somewhere else? You will also need and. Does anyone of you have any ideas on this? You can grab them from Acer website. A standard format described above will not fully delete all of the data on the drive. The setup program will download all of the essential files automatically. It fails every time at 32% from the discs so I tried using the Partition method and it got stuck at 32% also. I got home from a friends to find my son on his 5735z now running windows 7.
Back up any documents, pictures, or other important files before formatting. I tried removing the hd and booting up. Any option i chose gives me the same result. But you can choose Removable Device as the first boot device. 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.
Then you can restore your laptop to the factory setting. Hi, This is a new problem for me. Could it be upgraded to Windows 7 Home Professional? Otherwise, Restore system to factory default is the best option you can get. Is the Windows Vista disc that you have is an original copy from Microsoft? Step 7: Press F10 to save changes and exit. Extract the file and run the program to see your Windows product key. Hi, For the Acer eRecovery Management, if I recall it correctly, it does not involved complex process and it is really simple. I have an Acer aspire 4520 This the issue.
A big Thank You from my daughter and myself. 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. Anyway, if you have valuable data in your computer, I would suggest you to burn a linux redist such as Ubuntu to do a live boot, then copy out all the important data before you try to do the system recovery. . Francis Hi Francis, I assumed that when you used the Acer eRecovery Management, you are using it within the Windows, am I right? The default settings are will result in a very secure wipe, allowing you to dispose of the laptop without worry.
Now, my concern is, when i am not able to boot the laptop at all, how do i take my backup! Cause I never have on my desktop. The Acer Aspire includes a utility, called Acer eRecovery Management, that reformats and reinstalls the Windows operating system. Rgds, Taylor Hi Taylor, Thanks for the quick response to my question. But if the Windows installation does not able to read your hard disk then indeed the driver is needed. A wipe with the default settings will take several hours to complete.
Waiting your comments, thanks from Spain. Holding down Alt+F10 worked great and I was able to get in the first try and reload the software again without any errors. You'll need to reinstall Windows in order to use the computer. So restore to factory settings should be just fine, and do not erase the hidden eRecovery partition, it will not help for the next user in restoring the Windows. When I tried restoring the software the first time, it came up with an error and would not let me back into windows. The rest should work like a cd.
I read that I need to find drivers for the disk controllers as there is no such thing as a driver for the disk itself. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Reggie Hi, I have an Acer Aspire E700 that a friend gave to me. Or will it mess up my system? Hi, If your Acer eRecovery partition is still intact, you can call the eRecovery Management upon booting by using Alt+F10. Is there other way to do it? Will keep your site bookmarked.