Or maybe there's something else I can do without re-install? However, before I go down this road and risk a potentially worse situation, I would be very appreciative of any and all advice before I proceed. Is there any simple solution to fix this? I'm no computer expert by any stretch of the imagination, but I suggest you try this before spending your money. Hi, My friend's laptop Acer Aspire One 722 - Windows 7 x64 has been shut down after opening an email and Windows never started up again. Thanks, Daniel Assuming you have one let's try a Usb stick. Choose the option depending on your needs. The best option is to install any version of windows is to use Wintobootic search and download it on a computer.
I have a used but almost new Windows 10 Acer laptop and want to sell it. When Power on, press F2 or F1 key immediately and repeatedly. Now I'm out of ideas what it could be. The options to Delete and format are disable. Anyway, thanks for your help! I then powered on my acer with no problem! Not really sure why it needs connectivity in the first place to do a rescue boot! Having said that, please forgive any bluntness, ignorance, or failure to conform with community protocol. Press Enter here as well. I am not sure what I did wrong but when I had began was able to get the bootable usb to start windows 8 installation on the laptop.
Before I trashed a laptop, I'd at least try and see the situation with the hard drive. Any help is greatly appreciated. Then Write the new info to the drive and reboot the computer. Step 2: Press the Power button to turn on your Acer laptop while holding down Alt + F10 keys on your keyboard. And you can get the tip to press which shortcut key to get into Boot Option. From there I was able to install windows 8.
I am using my work computer to type this and have my cell for e-mail notifications. Step 1: Remove Windows 10 Password on Acer laptop To quickly remove Windows 10 password on your Acer laptop, you can use a password reset disk. Step 6: Then just sit back and wait until the factory reset process completes. Select it and click enter. This should resolve the problem. Step 5: Read the instructions on the screen and click Reset to start the factory reset process. Thanks for taking the time to read, if you need more info from me please let me know and I will get back to you in a semi-prompt manor.
If you have the original Windows installation media, you can use that media: a. Once all of the Drives were highlighted green after assigning the type, I proceeded to write the disk s. I will give it another try, though. There was no options to change anything back even as Administrator. I got to device manager and found it listed in in unknown devices and it needs. Anyway, thanks for your help! After successfully entering start graphical environment, I get the scrolling and a glimmer of hope.
They had to restart my laptop to do what they had to do but both ran into errors during that process. It's not consistent, as when I restart my Laptop is loads up. It was defect to some degree. It is just a hunch. It just sits in a frame.
See the for the location of the drive cover. But is it safe to try them on this failed laptop? Something must have jiggled loose in the fall. It could be the hard drive is gone no bootable devices seems to say that for whatever reason, the hd is not seen or doesn't have something bootable on it so you have to try alternate bootable items. Follow these steps to fix your issue. Your Acer laptop will restart several times and reinstall Windows 10. I kept going through the switching between the two to get it working again and that worked 3 or 4 times.
I am not sure why my other 2 computers were able to install win 8. The bios no longer recognizes that the hard drive is there. I'm a technical user and have been able to fix just about anything, until now. Now neither windows 7 or 8 will. It's explained quite well at the link, I would read it all before trying it, if you aren't clear on something let me know. Insert the Installation Disk into the disk drive of the computer.
It sucks, but security is security and I really doubt that you bought a new drive of lower capacity than your old drive. Thanks, Daniel Click to expand. Wait a while and your Acer laptop will boot to the Choose an option screen. When it comes to simply transferring partitions across discs, I suggest using partition management software like as opposed to backup software, but that's me. I guess the next step is to bring it in to work and plug an Ethernet cable directly into it to bypass all this other nonsense about connecting to a network to access a server. Feb 21, 2011 Hi, To change the bootable device you need to go to bios setting.