Having problems with your Acer PC Desktops ?

I want to restore my Acer Aspire M1100 desktop computer back to factory settings. I have the disks from Acer, one is a System Disk and one is a Recovery Disk. Is there any way to restore/reinstall Vista without installing all of the extra junk that Acer puts on the machine? Also I wanted to know, when I do this, will all of the files I have stored on my d: drive be safe? My drive is partitioned and I have saved my music, pictures etc on that drive. Thanks very much.


Answers :

You'll have to use your recovery disk to set it back to factory, unfortunately most recovery disks give you little or no options for which software is to be reinstalled. The only way to install windows without any of the extra software that your computer came with would be to take a standard windows installation disk and install through that. Afterwards you would have to manually install all the driver software.

Alternatively, you can install with your recovery disk and use the add/remove software feature in the control panel to remove any programs that you do not want, just be sure that you don't remove any software that is a driver for any hardware devices.

Hope this helps, get back to me if you need any more information.
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\015\012If you used the restore disk on your computer it will erase all files, and all your programs. the restore Factory settings means "ALL" settings the time you created the CD for the restore.
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\015\012If you have an individual Vista Installer CD with the Serial you can use it and use restore option.
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