Restoring vista factory settings

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I was wondering if any one could help me I want to restore the factory settings on my acer aspire 5610z and I do not have the recovery disk, I have tried the alt and f10 method and I got a screen up that said boot option non executable, any help would be much appreciated

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You should have a seperate harddrive partition that is laballed recovery which will wipe your computer clean and then install OP again with the factory settings. Look under computer and it should be there. If that doesn't work then contact the place where you bought your PC from.
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I have checked "show hidden files" in manage folders but I do not see "recovery" as part of the My Computer listings. Is there a trick to getting it to show? I'd like to restore my OS but afraid to try it without knowing if the recovery partition is there! Thx!
hello you can restor acer computer to factory sttings it is on the hard drive click on it and then properties you will find there hope this was same help