I have a question about upgrading the laptop Acer to Windows 7 Home Professional. Start hitting the key s when the Acer or whatever make logo appears and keep hitting until what you want to load comes up. Restart your Acer laptop, press on the Alt and F10 key at the same time when power on. Think of these keys as the Acer Aspire One reset button. But she doesnt remember her original password she said she never put one in.
If the laptop is still within the warranty period, I would suggest you to send it to the service center for quick and less frustrating fix. My fear is that restoring the partiton C: using an image of C: taked by softwares like Macrium etc. Power off your Acer laptop. Basically, I have used my computer for about 5 years and want to know if simply restoring to factory settings will get rid of all my personal information? This process will erase all data from your hard disk and reset your Acer one to original factory settings. So, without the recovery disc, what can you do, if say, you have a not repairable system, such as endless loop startup repair wizard i just helped my friend to end this by restoring the system recently , or a bloated system that is slow and unusable, and you want to restore your system back to the original state? Rgds, Taylor In step 3 of that link you offered I dont have a partition thats only about 10 gb with no name. 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.
This should wipe your drive and reinstall Windows 10. We use profiling cookies of third parties to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. I had a friend attempt to fix the computer loading his own version of windows vista on the computer. Not sure how I can help more. Acer's budget-price lineup of Aspire One netbooks traces its history back to 2008, and though the selection isn't as robust as it once was, the Taiwanese tech company still offers the Aspire One A114 laptop with a 1.
Burn a disc backup software backs up all of the applications and drivers to the optical disc. You should also restore the factory settings on your Acer S7-391 if you plan on selling it or giving it to a family member or friend. Thank you Hi Zoe, Do you perform the factory restore from Windows itself? Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Feb 17, 2019 2 Dec 12, 2018 1 Oct 16, 2018 1 Aug 12, 2018 1 May 12, 2018 4 Mar 26, 2018 1 Feb 13, 2018 1 Feb 9, 2018 1 Dec 26, 2017 2 Dec 26, 2017 4 Nov 26, 2017 1 Nov 16, 2017 2 Sep 24, 2017 1 May 4, 2017 1 Apr 21, 2017 1 Apr 16, 2017 2 Apr 8, 2017 1 Dec 17, 2016 12 Oct 9, 2016 6 Sep 3, 2016. There is very high unexplained disk usage even after uninstalling all my programs and deleting all my files. Practically there is no difference between the Original Windows Vista and the new one, except the drivers and utilities from Acer are fully installed. This will start the system from the hidden partition on the hard drive and will give you access to its main page.
It will take several hours. I tried going into my bios but there is a password that i do not remember setting…Anywhooo. In any case, you're just a few clicks away from having a factory fresh Aspire One — except for those Cheeto crumbs in the keyboard. I found simply holding both Alt and F10 to do nothing and there was no evidence of the restore partition or eRecovery tool being present on the computer. During the launch, Acer eRecovery Management will ask you to create a password for saving files. 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. Restoring your computer will erase all saved information.
So is there anyway to do this without password? I am thinking my hard drive is dying as I have had this problem before. Thank you for your time and i pray that u will agree to help me. Tips: You can also create a backup copy of your notebook data before factory reset. How would you go about in this scenario? This may take a few minutes and can disable the keyboard and mouse to ensure system stability. I suggest you look into this thread: It seems that disabling the quick boot might help in accessing the Acer eRecovery Management by Alt+F10.
You must enter the password to access the main page of the hidden partition. I got to 99% cmplete and was stuck at finalizing disc for about an hour and half. . How do I wipe it all? Note: Acer eRecovery System will only restore the computer to the original state if the computer has no hardware issue. The configuration is as purchased so no changes have been made. Is there any other place to get them? Save any files or folders on your Acer Aspire One with flash drives. Hi Mary, There are two ways to reset your laptop to factory settings.
What I can think of is that your Windows is probably corrupted. The utility asks you to insert the backup drive if it is not already inserted. Any help would be greatly appreciated Probably not corrupted files but removed files. I have been to the acer website but could not find any drivers related to controllers so am confused now. If not than yes of course get a new hard drive at least the same size as the old one and try to copy it to the new one! I was only allowed to boot up in safe mode. Drag and drop files onto the icon of your flash drive.