When this option is selected, the computer restarts from the optical disc. Thanks and regards, Jitha Oct 03, 2011 Hi dustinwilkin From : To access the recovery partition on your Acer computer for recovery, follow the steps listed below. This will vary from system to system. Power on the computer 2. Reformatting the Acer Aspire 1. I dont mind if I lose everything. It fully supports Windows 8.
With these self-help tools you have a high chance of fixing the problems on your own. Restore Options When you buy an Acer, its eRecovery partition comes with the data necessary to restore the hard drive to the state it was in when it left the factory. Choose to restore the system. Restore the system from backup user restores the system from the image of the user on the second partition on the hard disk. In the next window, select Restore or Recovery.
Restore your saved files from the flash drive. Ensure that this does not happen by plugging in your charger before you start the recovery, and keeping it plugged in throughout the entire recovery process. If your computer is off, turn it on by pressing the power button above the keyboard. How It Works Acer's eRecovery system works from a hidden partition on your hard drive, separate from your regular Windows operating system partition. Your Acer Aspire will restart.
Simply click 'Backup ' in 'Acer eRecovery Management ' window. Your laptop's hard drive will reformat and the original applications will be reinstalled. From here, the eRecovery process will update all the data on the C: drive and restore a fully functional factory image approximately 10 minutes. Things I use in this video - Camera: - Microphone: - Lighting Kit: - Video Editor:. Ensure that this computer will boot from the optical drive. I tried the F2 button and the F12 button and I really dont know what I am doing. Insert the other disks when prompted.
It seems that the drive took a hit. Once you start the recovery process, do not try to quit the eRecovery utility or forcibly turn off the computer. Based in Florida, Robert Ceville has been writing electronics-based articles since 2009. Tips: You can also create a backup copy of your laptop data before factory reset. If it does not restart, manually shutdown and restart the computer.
If the problem remains unresolved, or worsens, you can use Acer eRecovery Management to format the hard drive and reload the Acer Aspire netbook to its factory state. Please feel free to ask further questions if you still have need. I have enabled d2d in the bios menu, then upon restarting i use the alt+f10 as per instructions to no avail - it either creates a horrendous beeping sound or pauses on a frozen screen of mostly black and some small scrambled images at the very top. Applications that were originally installed with Windows 8 will be reinstalled. Step 4: Again click 'Next ' to reset your Acer laptop. Disclaimer - A factory data reset both hard or soft will erase all of your personal information on your device and return it to its out of the box state. Then click Acer E recovery.
Click on Restore and you will have the choice of select Restore System to Factory Default. This means all your files, such as email and photos, will be erased. Your Windows 8 should now start again. Trying to reset Acer Aspire One mini laptop to factory defaults I tried to download a few recovery disk and all seem to failed. Initiating the Restore Start the restore process by booting your computer from the eRecovery partition.
Once you get them, you boot from cdrom and follow the instructions on the screen. Please do note that if you deleted the recovery partition from your hard drive by formatting it, you won't be able to use this recovery option. This process should take approximately five minutes. Below are the steps needed to utilize both options. Step 4: Again click 'Next ' to reset your Acer laptop. Step 3: Reset Acer Aspire administrator password on laptop. Drag and drop files onto the icon of your flash drive.
Choose to restore the system. If Windows stalls or isn't working optimally, a reboot may correct the issue. This method will cause data loss on your Acer Aspire laptop. How can I restore my Acer Aspire One? After selecting this option, the computer will continue to the Acer Recovery Management screen. I tried the F2 button and the F12 button and I really dont know what I am doing. Please help I will like to restore my acer netbook back to factory settings if possible.