How to Restore Factory Settings on My Acer Aspire Zg5

Written by t.m. wit
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If you have an Acer Aspire Zg5 and would like to return it to factory condition, you will need your Acer recovery disc. A recovery disc is an optical disc that contains the information initially loaded by your manufacturer. In order to use your Acer recovery disc you must first tell your computer to load from your optical drive before your hard drive. Restoring your Acer Zg5 to factory settings is an easy operation that can be completed in about an hour.

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  • Acer recovery disk

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  1. 1

    Restart your computer and press the “F2” key to boot in to your BIOS menu.

  2. 2

    Highlight and press enter on“Boot Management” from the list of options.

  3. 3

    Tab over to the “Boot Order” tab and move your optical drive to the top of the list.

  4. 4

    Press “F10” to save your changes and exit the BIOS screen. Your computer will now reboot.

  5. 5

    Press any key to boot from your optical drive.

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    Follow the step-by-step instructions found on your Acer recovery disk to complete your operation.

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