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New laptop - no COA sticker / Installation CD

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    Where does the "Create Factory Default Backup" take you?

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  2. #12


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post

    Yea, Acer has a utility to do it to a USB flash drive. It worked using a USB HDD also. It does suck not being able to use DVD's though.
    I have this. Don't know how you get to that screen.
    Boot the USB drive & go to Troubleshoot.
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  3. #13


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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post

    Yea, Acer has a utility to do it to a USB flash drive. It worked using a USB HDD also. It does suck not being able to use DVD's though.
    I have this. Don't know how you get to that screen.
    Boot the USB drive & go to Troubleshoot.
    Are you saying there will be an option to create system DVDs if I do this? Sorry, don't want to mess with changing boot options until I know I can actually create boot image DVDs by doing this.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #14


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by theog View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post

    Yea, Acer has a utility to do it to a USB flash drive. It worked using a USB HDD also. It does suck not being able to use DVD's though.
    I have this. Don't know how you get to that screen.
    Boot the USB drive & go to Troubleshoot.
    Are you saying there will be an option to create system DVDs if I do this? Sorry, don't want to mess with changing boot options until I know I can actually create boot image DVDs by doing this.
    NO, only asking about the OEM option in Troubleshoot.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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