Things You’ll Need:
Acer PC or laptop
Click “Start” menu.
Click “Acer Recovery Management.”
Click the “Restore” button on the bottom of the dialog box that opens.
Click “Restore System to Factory Default.”
Click “Yes” in the warning dialog box which asks if you wish to continue the recovery process.
Click “Start” to restore the computer to the default factory settings.
Tips & Warnings
If you are unable to access the Start menu, use the recovery CDs that came with the computer or visit Acer's website (see Resources below).
Always make a back-up CD before restoring a computer to factory defaults.