Restore windows 7 to factory settings without cd(2 posts)
butterfly78 hi, you should have a recovery partition, you may be giveen the option to use it by tapping F8 @ start-up .
this may help 1. Power on the machine
2. At the white ACER BIOS screen, hold the “Alt” key and press the “F10” key simultaneously to start Acer eRecovery
3. Once eRecovery has loaded, click “Restore to Factory Default Settings”
4. Click “OK” to continue
5. From here, the eRecovery process will update all the data on the C: drive and restore a fully functional factory image (approximately 10 minutes).
6. Once eRecovery has run, press “OK” to reboot unit