I get all the way to “restarting vista” and then get an error message about the hard drive. You can run the chkdsk command through Command Prompt to verify the integrity of your hard drive. Perhaps someone can suggest an easier tool for slipstreaming drivers. You need to slipstream the drivers and create a new XP install disk. Join our site today to ask your question. Learn it and live with it.

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Your recovery m31000 are now created. You currently have javascript disabled. Find the Acer folder by clicking on Start. If the Acer Recovery Management software for Windows 8 displays errors when creating the USB recovery drive, make sure you have all the Microsoft Windows updates available and installed to your computer.

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Community Forum Software by IP. May 12, Messages: PitBull1Feb 2, This process erases all your data. Black Friday deals at Sam’s Club start Thursday: I have tried Windows 7 x86 and x64, Vista x86 and x64 and both of these hang.

Acer computers have, by default, a recovery partition similar to the recovery partition of Dell computers that allows users to restore their Windows system. It comes up with an error to “insert boot drive or reboot with boot disk” The bios has it to read from floppy and i even did the Esc on load up to get to the boot menu and manually selected the disk to boot from.


I would LOVE to have only XP on the machine, have no need for Vista, but it just didn’t work out, and now I have this lovely new laptop with a screen that looks like the first ever colour monitor I had ‘cept it is wider When i try to aspiire from CD it doesnt work.

Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 27, The drive is able to boot with windows xp on it, but not with vista or windows 7. These instructions are for Windows Vista. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

Graphics Controller Form Factor. You can run the chkdsk command through Command Prompt to verify the integrity of your hard drive. ComputerCookieFeb 1, I have two hard drives and wanted to just try to install the XP on the second one and then change it to boot that one as a primary so i could learn vista here and there but have XP as my main OS.

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You need to slipstream the drivers and create a new XP install disk. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Download recovery disk for Windows Vista.


That is, I could but particularly the VGA driver kept saying I wasn’t on a 64 bit environment and it was intended for that so it would terminate. If you need to change the password, but you are able to boot your computer follow these instructions. Your Windows XP system uses a different software version with different steps.

Aspiee Factory Default Disc. Get a discounted price on replacement setup and installation discs: Am I missing something here or does the hardware that acer is using specific to an OEM version of windows? Desktops by Lori Grunin Nov 15, Your name or email address: The NeoSmart Support Forumsmember-to-member technical support and troubleshooting.

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