Please go to the ACER website and download the manual for that ACER
The manual will tell you how to do a factory restore, however, if you took the drive from another computer and simply inserted into the ACER,then the information that the ACER restore needs is missing.
Trying to accomplish what you desire is going to be fraught with frustration.
1. backup all data from the ACER dear to your heart to a USB stick.
2. 100% clean install Win 7.
The install instructions which you will need are herein: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
Please read that tutorial, from start to finish.
After the read is complete,if you still have questions, then please ask.
We are rather skilled at clean install of Win 7, even on an ACER.
Now another step which will help you and will help us: Update your SevenForums System Specs User CP
(located on the top menu bar) |
Your Profile | Edit System Spec
To gather info, use Speccy (my favorite) or SIW
or System Info
In the System Manufacturer Block, enter: Ø Manufacturer and Model OR Custom build. Ø ADD
the word laptop, desktop, netbook or tablet.
For example: Toshiba Satellite L305D notebook
Provide full windows version info, for example: MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader,
Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor, etc
Scroll down and click on SAVE CHANGES
, you can select with your mouse/touchpad info from the display
and paste that info into your specs.
SIW is a marvelous program, but the free version does not offer