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Window 7 Restore to factory Setting

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    Could someone help me on how to restore my computer to factory setting? im running on window 7. Im not sure if i have this disk thing, but can i still restore my computer without it? thanks
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    (Original post by Gary)
    Could someone help me on how to restore my computer to factory setting? im running on window 7. Im not sure if i have this disk thing, but can i still restore my computer without it? thanks
    Are you looking to delete all your stuff as well?
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    Are you looking to delete all your stuff as well?
    no, gonna back up some important documents
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    (Original post by Gary)
    no, gonna back up some important documents
    You can do a factory restore and save one users document............but you do need a your Windows DVD.
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    You can do a factory restore and save one users document............but you do need a your Windows DVD.
    Apprently i just click on Acer eRecovery Management and then just click system restore to factory defults?
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    (Original post by Gary)
    Apprently i just click on Acer eRecovery Management and then just click system restore to factory defults?
    Sounds right to me, computers these days have partitions on the hard drive that store a copy of the factory install so you can reinstall the OS without needing a disc.

    Although it is a lot easier to tell a person to get a windows install disc than it is to explain how to use the recovery partition. (If the computer has one)
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    (Original post by Gary)
    Apprently i just click on Acer eRecovery Management and then just click system restore to factory defults?
    Maybe, but if it gives a date option then it'll just restore it to that point.
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    When you start up your computer you should get the Acer logo appear. I'm not sure with acer but at the top of bottom is text which says something along the lines of [f3] for system boot etc one of them should be system restore. Some laptops have this feature....others don't
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    Thanks for all the help, i have now restored it to factory settings

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