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Windows 7: is there any way to factory restore an acer without using erecovery?

07 Sep 2011   #1
koolsk8ter111

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is there any way to factory restore an acer without using erecovery?

everytime i try to factory reset my pc with erecovery managment, it never finishes once it gets to the end, it will say installing sysprep - factory mode, 52/52 and never finishes after that. is there any third party software that can factory restore my system? i noticed windows boots just fine even tho i didn't finish the whole software installation process.


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08 Sep 2011   #2
gregrocker

 

Did you make the Recovery Disks. If so use them. If not try making them now. You can also order them from Acer Tech Support.

Or find a Win7 retail installer to clean reinstall with the Product Key on COA sticker which is a superior install. Details in Perfect Install link below in my signature.
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08 Sep 2011   #3
theog

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The HD Drive needs to be replaced.
trying to factory restore acer aspire one d255 but....
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08 Sep 2011   #4
gregrocker

 

Did the extended test require repairs to report no errors? If so run it again, or IŽd run it anyway to be sure. Then format a partition using Diskpart, 3rd party partition manager or installer to run Disk Check from Repair console command line accessed by pressing Shift + f10 at first screen on DVD.

If HD clean, try install using Win7 installation DVD.

Let us know the results.
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08 Sep 2011   #5
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
WD -03 smart read error.
WD Support / Knowledge Base / Diagnostic Error Codes
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