Acer 5570Z Series Laptoprecovery

  CaveBob 14:39 03 Jul 2007
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I have a 5570Z series Acer laptop and im trying to format the laptop however eManagement is asking me for a password and i have no idea what it is. Its not the default password. Does anyone know how to get around that?

  CaveBob 23:54 06 Jul 2007

bump

  Strawballs 00:02 07 Jul 2007

How are you trying to format the drive? through a recovery CD or a windows CD?

  CaveBob 11:59 11 Jul 2007

using the recovery program acer has on their laptop. Its called eManagement Recovery

  Whaty 15:27 11 Jul 2007

Have you tried 6 zero's ( 000000 ) for the password?

  CaveBob 16:56 11 Jul 2007

yes i have, its not it.

  Whaty 12:48 12 Jul 2007

CaveBob, can you get to the online user manual? If so, I 'think' it tells you how to get around the eManagement Recovery password.... it's ages since I used it so I might be talking cobblers but maybe it's worth a look.

Regards,
Terry

  CaveBob 17:19 12 Jul 2007

i had a look but theres nothing there =(
i called up acer and they said the only way around it was to send it back to them and have it re-imaged (for a fee ofcourse). I was hoping someone might know a way around it.

  paddy75 18:15 12 Jul 2007

CaveBob,just a thought have you tried 6 zero's rather than 6 letters, Paddy

  CaveBob 18:39 12 Jul 2007

ya, i tried that already =(

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