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Acer apspire one--set up without a cd rom drive???

\015 I just received an acer aspire one as a gift. it comes with a connection manager application disk and information about downloading windows. but i need an internet connection to download windows and can't get one. i don't have a cd rom drive or an external drive. i do have a desktop computer with everything i need on it. how do i load all these programs if i can't get an internet connection in the first place and it doesn't come with a cd rom drive? i have a wwan connection with my desktop but don't know how to hook the laptop up to that either. i'm lost! any help would be wonderful!\015\012thanks!\015

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On most Acer laptops , you can run an eRcovery:
\015\012Acer eRecovery
\015\012 At the Acer splash screen, you can press Alt and F10 (at the same time you would press F2 to enter the BIOS) to bring up a DOS style version of eRecovery.
\015\012· The unit is able to reload Windows from this mode faster then from CD.
\015\012· The password by default is 000000 (6 zeros) and it is displayed when you are asked for the password.
\015\012· Users are able to change the password in this mode for eRecovery only.
\015\012· The system can recover from the hidden image on the hard drive (PQService partition) or from CD/DVD media.
\015\012· It is possible to reload from the factory style CDs/DVD or the snapshots that the Windows version of eRecovery creates.
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\015\012If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
\015\012Thanks, Joe
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