Having problems with your Acer Aspire 3610 Notebook ?

I want to do a clean install on my acer to create 1 partition


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It will depend on the OS you want. If it is Vista, you just have to put the DVD, boot from it (configure boot from CD/DVD in Bios or hit F12(?) in POST to enter Boot Menu), delete all partitions and install a new copy of the OS. If it is XP, the process is the same but depending on the model of the notebook (newer models) you have to configure the SATA controller to Compatibility/IDE mode so the XP CD finds the Hard Disk. This will erase ALL files on your computer, so if you need anything, back it up on a DVD, Pendriv, etc. You will have to reinstall all device drivers and programs too, so check if you have or can download them later.
What system are you running? xp? vista? Do you have the original systems disc?
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