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Windows 7: Acer Aspire Stuck on setup is starting services

07 Dec 2012   #11

32 bit

It did not work for me at all can I have some more help please

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13 Feb 2013   #12

8 64

Thank you it worked for me to - saved lots of time and my friends data
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06 Mar 2013   #13


Thanks DIAMONDED Thats great, worked a treat after ages searching for the solution.
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10 Jul 2013   #14

Window 7 Home Premium 32 bit

I have got an acer myself and did the same recovery option. After following the above instruction by diamond, there is no error button. Did I do something wrong? Do I keep the base as hexadecimal after changing the setup.exe value to 3? It is 0x00000003(3) actually
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14 Sep 2013   #15


Same here - didn't get the "OK" for any "error"... This thing has been stuck on "Setup is starting services" for going on 40 freakin' hours now... I ended up ditching the idea of trying to fix it for the time being and went out and bought a new machine that I could use to send Acer a fairly scathing email about their lack of support - but in my case I was *forced* by the machine into the recovery and have very important work-related data to try and recover... so it's not only necessary but a principle as well.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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18 Dec 2013   #16


Jharven, I tried those steps and see nothing but hkey_local_machine nothing about system setup status child completion is there anything else I can do?
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