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No Recovery Disk

Ali-B

FPCH New Member
Joined
Mar 9, 2008
Messages
2
#1
Hey, I got a Acer Aspire M1100 with vista for my christmas and have filled it with hundreds of crap so Im wanting to clear everything on it, I went to get my recovery disk but there wasnt one all I could find was 2 discs saying "blank recovery disk" on it. How would I be able to reboot my computer back to the way it was when I bought it, would I have to buy a brand new vista disk?
 

maynardvdm

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Feb 7, 2007
Messages
3,117
Location
South Africa
#2
Hi
Welcome to FPCH
Acer normally has a recovery partition. When the pc starts press alt-f10 or alt-f11 or just f10(my acer is alt-f10) this will alow you to restore it to factory defaults. If you do this you wil LOOSE all saved data Unless you have another partition where you can copy everything. You will still need to re-install the programs.
 

RandyL

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Joined
Jan 22, 2003
Messages
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Location
USA, Nebraska
PC Experience
Very Experienced
#3
Hi ali"
Your system should also have the ability to create DVD recovery disks. I suggest you create them right away.

RandyL
 

Seth

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Dec 17, 2007
Messages
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Location
Canada
Operating System
Windows Vista - Home Premium
#5
It's usually found under Start>All Programs> ACER>Create recovery dvd's.