Restore Acer PC to Factory Settings [Solved/Closed]

 joe -
I have an Acer M3100 desktop PC with Windows Vista Home Basic. How do I reset PC back to factory settings?

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Wednesday October 8, 2008
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June 15, 2019
alt + F11 at boot time - lets you burn recovery disks (it copies your hard disk to CDs)
alt + F10 will restore the hard disk from the recovery CDs

I don't know if there are other options on the eRecovery screen (the one you get with the F11 option)

If you never burned the initial set of disks when the computer was new you may not have a recovery option other than ordering a set of recovery disks from Acer.

Good Luck

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