Then after the start up there is some additional step needed but I can't see the screen and there is some freakin' music loop being played. The recovery menu will load. I got home from a friends to find my son on his 5735z now running windows 7. Now you can lik e normal. Save any files or folders on your Acer Aspire One with flash drives.
Practically there is no difference between the Original Windows Vista and the new one, except the drivers and utilities from Acer are fully installed. Simply connect your external drive to your laptop and boot to the SafetyDrill recovery disc provided with the drive. If you get your user account password, write the password down and go to step 8. I then decided to do a restore to factory settings. The first time I tried I used the e-recovery software to start the process and it stayed on this screen for about 5 or 6 hours until I restarted it to try something else.
I have done this already and it visually appears that all my files are gone, but I know this might not be the case. Try the primary user account password which may be configured with administrator privileges. I have an Acer aspire 4520 This the issue. I also have noticed 8 out of 10 people selling this particular laptop has taken out there hard drive to insure no personal information gets in the wrong hands. I am not too sure if the running Windows 7 is an official upgrade, so I would advice your friend to check with the seller. Locate the boot device list and move your optical drive to the top of the list.
Once there, select a date bold numbers in the calender that appears and let it do what it does. This password hint will appear when you type the wrong password. Rgds, Taylor Hello Ghost I got a laptop from my mother and I need to factory restore it. I expect that would have cost me at least £100. Is there any other place to get them? The setup will eventually finish and your Windows will be ready to use.
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. Now it will bring your laptop to factory default and takes about 1 hour. 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. How to Reset Password on Acer Aspire Laptop or Notebook in Windows 8. Click the Restore button in the pane on the left side of the program window.
Alt+F10 is the key for System Restore Once your computer turned on, press and hold Alt key, then continuous press F10 button until you see Acer eRecovery System is running you might need to do it for a couple of times before your system entered Acer eRecovery System, I failed to enter for a few times when I trying it out, not sure why though. See the page for help clarifying this question. I cant do anything with it? You can reset the Acer Aspire One to factory settings just using your keyboard. And sorry one more question. A few seconds alter, the password of selected account will be set to blank, which means you don't need to type password any more. Start your Acer laptop, press Alt and F10 keys at the same time when the Acer logo appears. So is there anyway to do this without password? It is driving me Thanks You seem like you know what you are talking about so I would like to ask you a question.
I felt I was so close. Unfortunately the method described in my previous reply killed it i think the windows boot manager dislikes the modified state. Will keep your site bookmarked. This hidden partition contained the original copy of your Windows and factory configuration, which is not accessible at least not in a direct way within Windows, and it will only be used by the Acer eRecovery System. Waiting your comments, thanks from Spain. Now I am locked out of it.
Laptop is rebooted but nothing happens. Now my computer is back. Your system should boot to a blue screen that says Choose an option. I have Acer Aspire 5535 Vista Home Premium. A netbook is a smaller, scaled-down version of a laptop. I tried f10 and the boot manager shows my operating system as acer erecovery. Everything else was right on.
Also, would I be able to upgrade my desktop running Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit from the same disk? Selecting this option will first see the Acer eRecovery System tries to restore the system from the hidden partition, then you have to restart the computer to initiate the Windows setup. It does not have the memory capacity or graphics of a regular laptop. Is the Windows Vista disc that you have is an original copy from Microsoft? In some cases, you may need to remove the battery for notebooks only and run the machine directly from the mains. Hi Chad, When you mention stuck at 32%, did you wait a little bit longer to see if it can continue? If it is possible, please briefly explain what you can see from the moment you press the power button to start it up. Here are two ways to restore your system. It fully supports Windows 8. During that process the laptop shut off.
My mom had to replace her hard drive on her acer my sister fried it and every computer repair shop she took it to said the same thing. Its just that the Laptop Acer Aspire 5570 is running like a dog and I would like to reset to factory settings and start again. Password recovery technology has made a huge breakthrough in recent two years due to the high demands of end users. Restore your saved files from the flash drive. Oh, I almost forgot to tell you that I just got the computer back from Acer-they installed a new hard drive and told me that they are not responsible form software problems. Hey, I was wondering how do I restore my acer laptop? Reboot the netbook when you are prompted. Instead, the netbook has a built-in factory restore feature.