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How do I restore my Acer laptop to factory settings Windows vista?

How do I restore my Acer laptop to factory settings Windows vista?

You can boot into the recovery mode by pressing and holding the Alt and F10 key, when the splash screen appears (at the Acer logo), after you restart your computer. If you haven’t created a backup disk of your computer using Acer eRecovery Management, you can only restore your computer to its factory default settings.

How do you delete everything on Windows Vista?

Select the Settings option. On the left side of the screen, select Remove everything and reinstall Windows. On the “Reset your PC” screen, click Next. On the “Do you want to fully clean your drive” screen, select Just remove my files to do a quick deletion or select Fully clean the drive to have all files erased.

How do I restore my Windows Vista Gateway laptop to factory settings?

Reset a Gateway Computer to Factory Settings

  1. From the Windows Vista default Start menu, click All Programs >Gateway > Gateway Recovery Management.
  2. In the Gateway Recovery Management window, click Restore, and then Restore system to factory default.
  3. In the Confirm Restoration dialog box, select Yes, and then click Start.

How do I force a Windows laptop to factory settings?

To reset your PC

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, and then tap Change PC settings.
  2. Tap or click Update and recovery, and then tap or click Recovery.
  3. Under Remove everything and reinstall Windows, tap or click Get started.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.

How do I completely wipe my Acer laptop?

Here’s how to do it:

  1. In the search box on your laptop, type Recovery, then click Acer Recovery Management.
  2. Click Recovery Management.
  3. In Acer Care Center, click Get started next to Reset your PC.
  4. Click Remove everything.
  5. Click Just remove my files or Remove files and clean the drive depending on your needs.
  6. Click Reset.

How do I wipe my computer clean and start over Vista?

The steps are:

  1. Start the computer.
  2. Press and hold the F8 key.
  3. At Advanced Boot Options, choose Repair Your Computer.
  4. Press Enter.
  5. Select a keyboard language and click Next.
  6. If prompted, login with an administrative account.
  7. At the System Recovery Options, choose System Restore or Startup Repair (if this is available)

How do I wipe my Gateway laptop clean?

First click on the Start Menu and then select All Programs followed by Gateway Recovery Centre. Then, select the option that says System Recovery and it will reset your Gateway laptop to the factory settings.

How do I restore my Gateway laptop to factory settings without a password?

Step 1: Start your Gateway Laptop, hold down the Shift key, click the Power button, and then select Start. And you will see the following options after restarting your laptop. You need to select “Troubleshoot.” Step 2: Under the “Troubleshooting” list, you’ll see new options, click “Reset your computer.”

How do I completely Reset my laptop?

To begin, in the Start menu, click Settings, and then click Update & Security. In the resulting Update & Security window, click Recovery in the left pane. Under Reset this PC in the right pane click Get Started. In the following screen, choose either Keep my Files, Remove Everything, or Restore Factory Settings.