Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5050-3242 Notebook ?

Having completed a factory reset on my Acer aspire i have a solid blue box stuck on Installing e recovery It's running but nothing more!!!!!


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OK you said Windows, but not if XP or Vista (presuming you don't have a way older version). Since you are saying "recovery" I'm going to presume Vista, since MS stopped shipping install disk after XP.

It's been 4 days, so I presume you are not still stuck in recovery mode, and can boot into Windows?

If so, try the free virus scan, reg fixer, etc from Microsoft at:
for XP: http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm
for Vista: http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/center/whatsnew.htm
(I was a beta tester for this, before it went public).

If you can't get into Windows (even safe mode) you will probably need to find someone with the install DVD (if it's Vista). Since it sounds as if there is either a problem with your recovery drive or a corruption of the recovery software/files itself.
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