When a computer is dead because of software malfunction or operating system failure, there are numerous solutions that can be attempted. Ultimately one of the solutions is to restore the computer to its original state also known as factory settings. This article presents the steps for performing the factory restore using a special partition that comes on Acer computers (we have no affiliation with Acer, but just wanted to make this help note available. If your Acer Veriton computers have a recovery partition, you can launch the eRecovery tool by following these steps.
- Power down the computer. If necessary, you can force the computer to power down by pressing and holding the power button until all the lights are off.
- Power up the compter and then immediately press and hold the Alt and F10 keys on your keyboard.
- After a short moment, the should startup and offer you the choice of booting from a specified partition.
- Press enter and then follow the prompts after eRecovery is launched.
Once your system is up and running, you can consider restoring a backup of your system as long as you are sure you would not be reproducing the problem (e.g. putting an infection back on your computer).