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How to clear everything off of my Acer laptop and completley start over?

Discussion in 'Acer' started by kayanat, Mar 10, 2009.

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  1. kayanat

    kayanat Newbie

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    How to clear everything off of my Acer laptop and completley start over? I have a stupid Acer laptop, and it's been running very slow latley. I removed almost all of the programs that I had downloaded, and it's still being slow.

    I want to reboot the entire thing and start off brand new.
    I tried reading the manuel and I don't see anything in it about rebooting the system.

    How do I do this?
     
  2. dtwn

    dtwn C'thulhu fhtagn

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    Do you have the OS reinstall discs?

    What model is your laptop? If it's a newer model, it may have a recovery drive instead of reinstall discs.
     
  3. brummyfan

    brummyfan Notebook Enthusiast

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    If your OS is vista and you have less than 2GB RAM,then upgrade the memory to at least 2GB.
    Do you have the recovery partition intact? its a hidden partition roughly about 7 to 10 GB. You can view this by right clicking computer->manage->disk management.
    Back up everything important(docs,music etc)
    Press Alt+F10 and you can do a Factory state recovery. HTH.
     
  4. TeeJay 44

    TeeJay 44 Notebook Deity

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    Acers are not stupid. Some users are though.

    See sig.
     
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