How do I restore my Windows XP to factory settings Acer?

These instructions are similar with those of Windows Vista.

  1. Boot your computer.
  2. Go to Start and find the “Acer” folder in All Programs.
  3. Click on Acer eRecovery Management.
  4. Click Yes, if Windows UAC dialog opens and asks permission to run the software.
  5. Click Backup.
  6. Click Create Factory Default Disc.
  7. Insert the first DVD.

How do I wipe my laptop clean Windows XP?

You can do this by clicking the Windows menu, selecting “Settings” > “Update & Security” > “Reset this PC”, then clicking “Get started” > “Remove everything” > “Remove files and clean the drive”.

How do I wipe and Reset Windows XP?

In Windows 10, click the Start menu and select the gear icon in the lower left to open up the Settings window. You can also select the Settings app from the app list. Under Settings, click Update & Security > Recovery, then select Get started under Reset this PC.

Does Windows XP have a factory reset?

To completely restore a Windows XP computer (or any other Windows PC, for that matter) to its original, fresh-out-of-the-box factory settings, you’re looking for a process called “system reset” or “factory reset.” This wipes the hard drive clean of all your personal files, software and settings, leaving the computer …

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 you restore a Acer laptop to factory settings?

How do I wipe my computer Windows XP without a disk?

If it is an Acer you press the left Alt + F10 Key. If it a Dell you press Ctrl + F11. That is how you do it if the manufacturer never included a XP CD when you purchased the computer when new. That’s called factory resetting which is what you asked about.

How can I format my laptop Windows XP without CD?

If you want to format drive C:, just install Windows 7 (or XP) on another drive (eg D:) then boot into Windows 7, go to ‘My Computer’ and right click on drive where XP is installed, then click on ‘Format’ and click ‘Start’. Drive will be formatted!