Acer Recovery Disk..........

Can someone help me as I need a Recovery Disk. I cant find the one that came with my Laptop.

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Click ALt+F10 while booting your laptop. The contents of hidden partition will come up for recovery purpose. You can either install factory default that is clean install of Windows XP or you can install from a previously saved image of your windows OS, preferable partition 'C'.

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I too faced a similar issue once and then read the manual on Acer Website and then when i used to face problems with my Windows XP Home partition, I used to either reinstall Windows from previous back-ups or reinstall it fresh by pressing Alt+F10 keys. I purchased that laptop in 2006 and recently i had to discard Windows XP completely as the HDD is not working properly owing to overheating. The HDD of my laptop is 40GB and cannot be replaced unless it is available. A technician saw my laptop and told me to service its parts and put oil to make the HDD work properly without heating up. Recently, owing to much of such problems i removed Windows XP and installed Ubuntu 14.04. It runs smooth and does not require forced shutdowns through manual power offs.

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You can install or run GRUB on your system and it should detect the recovery partion and enable you to boot into it. You can install Grub2Win from Sourceforge or use one of the many Linux boot utilities to scan your partitions. I discovered this after installing Linux Lite as a dual boot with Win7 and after the install it showed the Recovery partition which will boot into this.

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If you still need it here is a source for recovery disk. Good luck

http://www.restoredisks.com/findrestored...

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Why purchase when it is built into hard drive? Why spend when it is already inside the laptop?

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I do hope you read your manual, since Acer Notebooks have a RECOVERY Partition, they also have the ability to make your RECOVERY DISKs if you have a DVD-RW or CD-RW drive. & installing Windows 7 has nothing to do with the REQUEST. He simply wants to RESTORE his system. Honestly he should read the manual which came with the Laptop or at least DL the PDF for his system from Acer.... Basic Manuals are FREE and PDF.

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Acer has 2 different methods of Recovery. 1. Make a Disk (works great) 2. make sure you set D2D in the BIOS, then SET F12 in the bios, then when you BOOT you can HOTKEY to have Acer ERecovery auto restore back to Factory Default... both methods has worked 100% for me. & also on other OEM Systems... all you need to do is READ THE MANUAL on Factory Restore Options.

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That HOTKEY combination is ALT+F10 on my Acer Aspire 3000LC . It may differ as per model. So please USE THE HOTKEY combination.

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It is built into your hard drive and cannot be erased, look at your manual and it tells you how to recover your base setting or part recover,make the choice or you will lose everthing on your computer

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Yes its built into a hidden partition on the Hard drive. Norton Ghost is pre-installed for recovery purposes. It is like this in my laptop. ACER ASPIRE 3000.

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The hotkey combination to recover ACER ASPIRE 3000 SERIES is usually [ALT+F10 ]combination. You have to click both simultaneously while re-booting your laptop so that you can enter recovery section before Windows load. Its all given in the manual section of your laptop. The hidden partition can be erased, but it is the HEART of such laptops, so do not try to be extra smart unless you know what you are doing. The hidden partition contains recovery software called NORTON GHOST ( in my laptop it was present), how ever it may differ as per configuration and price. I removed my Windows XP completely substituting with UBUNTU Desktop 14.04 because Linux is more stable and less vulnerable to virus attacks. Please do not go for UBUNTU if you do not need and if you do not know how to use it. Try to upgrade your RAM in your laptop so as to allow it to run faster. If you need any more suggestions then contact www.acer.com .

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Acer's 'method' of having the recovery data is to have the user make a recovery disc BEFORE the acer dies. A travelmate 4230 I'm working on has this lovely feature, which is utterly useless once something causes Windows to puke. Win XP in this case.

So if you do not make the recovery disk ahead of time, and cannot safe boot into Windows, you are hosed and have to buy the recovery disks from acer.

Next time, I'm buying an apple. At least they include the discs with their products.

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i need a hand i seem to have misplaced my recovery disc and i want to buy a new one from a shop not the internet can anyone help and i dont like paying for downloads

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i need some help i misplaced my recovery disc and i dont know which shop to purchase from not online or downloads

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Start your laptop and PRESS ALT+F10 keys simultaneously and you will get a new screen which will help you to recover your laptop, You do not have to purchase anything separately if you know how to use ACER laptops. They are champion systems with in-built capabilities.

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Pressed f10 and nothing happens

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Can someone help me as I need a eRecovery Disk. I cant find the one that i install before to my ACER MOdel Aspire Z3751 with SNID 03703717230 and the serial number of PWSEYE2037037091343000 please help me

Thanks a lot

Roland

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Follow the instruction given above and revert back to me. What is your Windows version? Did you keep your vital files on the same partition 'C' or on partition other than 'C'? If your vitals are not on 'C' then there is nothing to worry. You can fresh install your OS and start over again.

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Hello, have you found a recovery disk for acer computer to download ?

Thank you.

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ACRONIS TRUE IMAGE IS THE BEST RECOVERY DISK. If you have norton ghost you can also recover, but what is there in windows that you have to recover? You files are important and not the OS!

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Computer always created a recovery partition in the hard disk. which can not be format.

so you need to read your manual that is came with your acer computer and then you need to follow that on your computer. it will fix your computer. If you don't have manual then i am giving you an idea. you just need to follow that idea. then it will make your job easier.

You need to go to BIOS.

and select Boot option (sometimes you will get this option on power also).

once you will select boot option then you will get an option, once you will reach there then you will able to see an option for restore you need to click on that then it will restore your computer.

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The recovery partition can be formatted using special software like EASEUS PARTITION MANAGER, ACRONIS DISK DIRECTOR, PARAGON HARD DISK MANAGER etc. Its a hidden partition, which you can also create if you have the right software in hand. Your answer was hilarious though and the END!!...LOL

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Recovery Partition is easy to delete or format and when you make the Recovery Disk/USB you also rec a notice this portion is not longer available for use and recommends you click yes to delete it... most of a 1 time use. so recovery the space. This does not removed the

auto recovery back to via Hotkeys... Highly recommend you read the USER Manual. on how to make your Recovery Disk/USB. and if your using Windows 8 or higher, any version of Recovery for will work. This has been tested on HP, Dell and Acers. The key is in the Bios, so it properly selects the version of OS and installs it... several manufactures have added small minor changes to "How to Restore via Recovery Disk/USB."

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Hello, if acer computer does not want to repair or re-install itself with acer erocovery, is there another way to re-install windows 10 ? thank you.

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