Acer system restore cd

  collinsc 13:21 27 Aug 2007
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does anyone have an acer?

am i right in saying we need to burn our own restore disc as we didnt get one with it?

how would one go about doing that?

  Taff™ 13:26 27 Aug 2007

Give us the make and model of Acer and we`ll let you know. Also let us know how old it is. Acer commonly asks you to burn a set of recovery Cd`s or one DVD as part of the original installation routine.

  v1asco 13:28 27 Aug 2007

You do, they even supply a blank DVD. I did mine when it asked on first starting.

You can email them here

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  collinsc 13:31 27 Aug 2007

its an acer aspire 5613awlmi
lx.ay50x.062

i never got a blank DVD..

its 1 week old...

  Taff™ 13:53 27 Aug 2007

You need to have a blank DVD-R and then look in Start>All Programs for Acer Management. I forget exactly which program it is but one of them allows you to make a Recovery DVD - Perhaps Bugle can give you the exact name.

I believe you can only do this once so I suggest you immediately make a second copy of the DVD and give it to someone else as a backup copy. Preferably a relative not in the same household in case of a disaster!

  collinsc 14:01 27 Aug 2007

thanks taff,
bugle- can you give the exact name?

does it matter that ive put some files on there already?

  woodchip 14:10 27 Aug 2007

You may have a Icon on the Desktop to do it with

  collinsc 14:14 27 Aug 2007

no there isnt....

  Taff™ 14:23 27 Aug 2007

Normally EVERY time you reboot a reminder box pops up unless someone ticks a box that says don`t remind me again!

  collinsc 14:28 27 Aug 2007

umm nope... i thought when it installed i chose to create a cd- but nothing happened...

  rawprawn 14:35 27 Aug 2007

For reference, my neighbour has just bought this laptop and wants me to help set it up when it is delivered.

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