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hi I need help to restore my acer ax5950. I have selected to

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hi I need help to restore my acer ax5950. I have selected to completly restore system to factory defaults, but it complains with the volume does not contain a recognized file system. please note i did try to load solaris 10, to duel boot.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Sibu replied 5 years ago.

Sibu :

Hello, Welcome To JustAnswer Remember Only Click ACCEPT after the problem gets SOLVED Thanks & Regards Sibu

Sibu :

the file system seems to be corrupt in the hardc disk

Sibu :

you need to repartition and format in NTFS format

Sibu :

then you can only use recovery CD

Customer:

i know, how do i recreate the dos/windows partition

Sibu :

click above link and download the iso image

Sibu :

download iso burner from above

Sibu :

and using it burn the iso image onto a CD

Sibu :

then restart the computer with the CD

Sibu :

then it will boot and choose hard disk tool>>partition tool

Sibu :

there are many software there to format in DOS format

Customer:

i have now booted with the cd as requested, i don't see the option for hard disk tool

Sibu :

ok what can you see on screen

Customer:

ultimate boot cd v5.1.1

Sibu :

ok

Customer:

bios

Sibu :

there are what options ?

Sibu :

yes choose HDD

Customer:

cpu, hdd,memory,others,peripherals,system,parted magic v6.6 ubcd freedos, user-defined etc

Sibu :

yes choose HDD


Customer:

boot management, data recovery, device info management, daignosis, disk cloning, disk editing, disk wiping, installation, partition managment

Sibu :

partition managment

Customer:

cute partition manager, dsrfix, fipf, free fdisk, gparted, partinfo resizer, partition saving, ptdd super fdisk, ranish partition manager, spfdisk, xfdisk

Sibu :

you can use any tool to do partition there

Customer:

hi you are the expert, which tool should i use, i dont want to just add a partition and end up not using the full 1T disk

Sibu :

ok you try cute partition manager

Customer:

solaris has taken over the booting of the system, how do i reformat

Sibu :

please use ultimate boot CD

Sibu :

and delete all partition using the above tool

Sibu :

and then create new NTFS partition

Customer:

i am using windows 7, what partition type should i use fat16, fat16 lba, fat32, fat32 lba,ntfs

Sibu :

NTFS

Customer:

do you then just reboot with the recovery cd

Sibu :

yes

Sibu :

after making ntfs partition

Sibu :

rebot with the recovery cd

Customer:

restore seems to be working

Sibu :

yes .. it should .. :)

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