How Can I Do A Recovery?

  s99Raj 23:09 30 Jan 2010

I have an Acer Aspire 9300 and I wish to restore it to factory settings.

From the Windows desktop I can open up the Acer eRecovery Management, but every option is greyed out. I've tried pressing Alt+F10 on startup but it asks me for a password to enter the Factory Recovery utility, yet I've never set a password for it.

Any ideas please? Thank you.

  Sea Urchin 23:20 30 Jan 2010

I think you'll find the default password is six zeros (000000) which you can change if you wish.

You should have a user guide on your system - click Start - All programs - AcerSystem - then click on AcerSystem User's Guide

  s99Raj 23:23 30 Jan 2010

Actually I tried four, five and six zeros, but they didn't work. I also tried 1234.

The user guide doesn't mention a default password.

  GaT7 23:42 30 Jan 2010

Try a dedicated Acer forum for help: click here / click here. G

  Sea Urchin 23:44 30 Jan 2010

Page 64 of your user guide tells you that six zeros is the default password - so if it's not now it must have been changed.

  s99Raj 23:46 30 Jan 2010

I guess someone must have at some point changed the password.

  s99Raj 00:44 31 Jan 2010

I found a solution (see below), and it worked!

click here

  Sea Urchin 09:55 31 Jan 2010

And did you find you had changed the password?

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