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HOW TO RESTORE ASPIRE 3680 TO FACTORY DEFAULTS?

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HOW TO RESTORE ASPIRE 3680 TO FACTORY DEFAULTS WITHOUT DISK
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Matt replied 5 years ago.

Most Acer notebooks have an 'eRecovery' feature on the hard drive which will let you reset the computer back to factory settings without having to use the recovery discs for the same.

In order to access the eRecovery tool, please boot up your system and press Alt + F10 at the Acer splash screen, and use eRecovery to reset the factory settings for the system from the hidden partition included. If prompted for a password ***** the process, enter six zeros (default) accordingly.

For more info and options regarding the eRecovery, please download and check out the following manual:

http://ftp//ftp.support.acer-euro.com/notebook/empowering_technology/acer_erecovery_management.pdf

PS - This will erase all of your personal data and files, so make sure you have them backed up first.

If the recovery console doesn't come up, you would need to purchase a recovery disk from Acer through the link below and boot your computer using the disk in order to start the recovery process:

https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer

Alternatively, you could contact Acer support on 408-(###) ###-####and order the recovery disk directly from there.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you require any further help.

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