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Restoring to factory settings


bbq4u

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#1
Hello

I have an acer laptop that came installed with windows 8, and now i want to restore to factory default but i dont want to re download any of my files(over 100gb). Is there anything i can do to restore but still keep my files intact?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8
    Computer type
    Laptop
    CPU
    amd e2 1800 1.7ghz
    Memory
    6gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    hd 7340
    Hard Drives
    750 gb hdd

theog

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#2
Welcome to EightForums.

Always Backup your DATA files.

information   Information

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/5132-recovery-drive-create-usb-flash-drive-windows-8-a.html
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2855-system-repair-disc-create-windows-8-a.html




You can use the ACER version of
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/5132-recovery-drive-create-usb-flash-drive-windows-8-a.html
warning   Warning
Deleting the Recovery Partition is NOT RECOMMENDED



Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:

https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer
or
Acer | Recovery Media
Check in Accessories
or check the main web site.
Acer Worldwide - Select your local country or region
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Other Info
    Notebooks x 3

    Desktops x 5

    Towers x 4

bbq4u

New Member
Posts
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#3
I will make a recovery disk right now, how should i back up my files?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8
    Computer type
    Laptop
    CPU
    amd e2 1800 1.7ghz
    Memory
    6gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    hd 7340
    Hard Drives
    750 gb hdd