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Friday, July 27, 2012

How to factory reset Acer laptop

Unlike other laptops, Acer laptops integrate a computer management utility called 'Acer eRecovery Management' to create backup of hard drive data, create restore point, reinstall applications & drivers, and reset Acer laptop to factory setting.

Find below the simplified Acer help guide to reset Acer laptop to factory setting -

Step 1: First backup your data from your Acer laptop to any external storage device so that it couldn't be lost during reset operation.

Step 2: Ensure that all programs are closed, now shut down your laptop.

How to factory reset Acer laptop
Step 3: Before starting your Acer laptop, ensure that there is no external storage device attached to it. Now start your laptop.

Step 4: Press 'Alt + F10' when the laptop starts booting, and wait for a moment while Windows loads the reset files.

Step 5: When 'Acer eRecovery Management' window appears, select 'Restore System from factory default' and click 'Next' to continue.

Step 6: Again click 'Next' to reset your Acer laptop. This process will erase all data from your hard disk and reset your Acer laptop to original factory settings.

Step 7: Click 'OK' in the notification window to begin the the resetting operation. Now wait while your Acer laptop is reset to factory settings.

Tips: You can also create a backup copy of your laptop data before factory reset. Simply click 'Backup' in 'Acer eRecovery Management' window.

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