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I have an acer extensa 2305wlmi....i have 3 discs how do i reformat my computer backto factory one says disc1 bootable the others say disc1 and disc 2


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The disc1 bootable will be the one you start with. Place the disc in the drive and then power on the computer. If the computer doesn't boot from that disc and instead boots to the old operating system, you'll need to get into the BIOS and make sure that the CD/DVD drive is set to bootable and that the priority is set higher than the hard drive.
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