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U will need an operating system...windows XP, windows Vista, etc. you can only format your acer laptop using an operating system CD...or else you have a laptop external case drive to use it to format your drive but u will only be able to use it as an external storage device.....for use with on your laptop...get a Windows operating system CD...insert into CD-ROM...then press F12 when computer loads to go to bios setup..go to load options and select CD drive for first boot and the rest comes after....save and exit...when restaring the computer will prompt you to press any key to load from CD...press any key and follow instructions...
This is a big process ... do you have any idea what you are up against?
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\015\012You say it needs to be formatted. Do you have a legal operating system to load onto it? Is there an OS on it now? Formatting will wipe it out.
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\015\012If you need an OS - expect to pay at least $100.00 to get a legal copy of Windows
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\015\012You can get Linix for free ... but then there is the problem of operating it.
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