I found something once on one of my recovery CD'S. It is an ISO file called STCDBOOT. I burned the ISO image and it made some wierd boot disk. Has anone else tried this? I was wondering if this could rebuild the PQSERVICE? This ISO is on the first disk called System.
I purchased the factory "Recovery" CDs. The problem is they will not recover the system. Also on a 2nd HD I find that the Acer program eRecovery will no longer run. This appears that Acer sels computers and doesn't provide the software needed to do basic recovery actions we could do under W-95 Acer will also sell you a "Recovery" CD sets that do not actually allow you to recover your system so you have a functioning PC. V2.5.4015 is what I show in my corrupt file.
i have an acer aspire 5100 and i have formatted the hidden partition pqservise which contains drivers and application of acer.how can i find those file can some upload this files.i don't have any recovery cd.i have searched for napp cd but i haven't find anythink.can someone upload the recovery cd to rapidshare or similar http?
I'm trying to install Vista on a new hard drive for a Acer Aspire 5100. From what I researched, I believe I need to create the PQSERVICE partition. I'm trying to retrieve the 'Post Acer Disk Formatter CD ISO Image'. I believe it is a file named 'Diskformatdt_v1-1d.iso'. I read some of the threads on this website about how to retrieve the file from Acer's website,......................
I have a question on the use of the Recovery repair center CD, which was made on a 64 bit windows 7 system. My friend has a system running Vista 32 bit that has booting problems, so can he use this disk, or does it need to be only a 32 bit Vista only type of recovery disk ? His computer is a HP Pavillion a1744x with Vista Business 32 bit installed. Also is that recovery CD a free download available to burn the iso file to a CD?
recovering an Acer Aspire 1360 notebook from recovery CD set (Windows XP Home edition). My harddrive got recently broken and it was not possible to boot the system. So I tried to recover the system from the PQService partition using D2D recovery. It failed saying that the image on the recovery partition is broken. I tried the set of recovery CDs then but it failed again, probably the HDD was unreadable. I tried to format the HDD, first only drive C:, then also drive D: and finaly I got rid of the hidden recovery partition too. Now my HDD is formated with one only primary active FAT32 partition and drive is readable. However, when I try to recover the Windows XP from CD set it does not work. The follwoing things are happening: 1. first inserted System Disk 1/1 and booted from there 2. next I'm asked to insert the first of 2 windows CDs and recovery starts copying the image file 3. in about the half of the way it asks for the 2nd windows CD (since it is not a regular windows version, but instead win+acer apps packed into an image file, there are 2 CDs) 4. at the end of the process, I'm supposed to insert again the System bootable CD and restart. so I do. 5. The recovery process should now start copying files from the CD (I don't know what files exactly), but instead it boots again to Windows 98 environment and starts over the recovery procedure asking for the Windows CD 1/2 etc. I'm afraid that Acer is somehow set up to have those 3 partitions there when recovering from 3CDs recovery set, so I tried to rebuild all three partitions back as they were, but I think I'm not getting it right.
I downloaded three iso-images, 1 dvd-image and 2 cd-images: openSUSE-11.3-DVD-i586.iso openSUSE-11.3-GNOME-LiveCD-i686.iso openSUSE-11.3-KDE4-LiveCD-i686.iso Being paranoid, I created iso-files from the burnt DVD-R and the two burnt CD-R to verify integrity. The iso-file of the DVD-R was identical to the downloaded image. Both iso-files created from the CD-R were different in size. The original size of openSUSE-11.3-KDE4-LiveCD-i686.iso is 719.323.136 Bytes. I only got 718.938.112 Bytes when recreating an ISO-file from my CD-R. The CD-R is from Sony. When the length of my ISO-file doesn't correspond to the downloaded one, the checksum file verification doesn't work.
i just bought a new aspire 4715z and on first boot i found tons of Crapware installed in vista so i 100% removed all partitions and made 1 NTFS partition and installed a copy of vista i had sitting around my problem is i want to get back to my factory setup and acer sent me 3 disks by Fed-ex one disk is called Acer System Disk ( CD) Acer Recovery Disk 1-2 Acer Recovery Disk 2-2 I try the system disk first then put in Recovery disk 1-2 and it gets to about 8% and i get an error and it reboots. I think its because i dont have the partitions setup like it was at factory and the MBR-Master boot Record is also diff now. What Can I do to get my Disk back in shape and why wont these Cd's do it for me ? the hardware is good and the Drive is good im in Vista now posting on the laptop. I just want this to work as i bought a laptop and should be able to restore to factory no matter what i have done to the laptop
I have an acer 5620z and the hard drive died. I replaced the hard drive and I have recovery cd's but I can't use them as it looks for partitions. I have read that I need to partition the hard drive first so I downloaded the DiskFormatDT_V1-1D.iso and installed it. during the process it didn't see the hard drive but it ran through with no errors (by the way the bios does see the hard drive). After the disk format cd I tried the recovery cds and I get the 'no partition found error' so i am stuck. i know there is the PQService but I don't know what to do as I need to be able to partition the drive so i can run recovery cds. As it is a new disk Alt F10 etc wont work.
I have an acer aspireone with xp originally installed on it. One day I got an error message and it no longer started up. I installed the acer aspirone one linx operating system on it but I don't like it and don't know how to use it well. I tried installing xp from recovery cd's provided by acer but the comp wouldn't read the usb-cd drive after I tried to boot from it. I looked online on how to delete the partitions and install xp again. However, now it won't even start in acer op (linux) and I get "error 22" message when i start the computer up. It doesn't even go past this message and won't boot from my usb cd drive nor my usb external harddrive. What can I do? to make it boot from the usb cd drive with the recovery xp cd.
Recovery to factory recovery / Bootmgr missing /iso not active /usp cd/dvd drive cannot boot / pwhe7.iso no response .... Product number LS308EA .....
i have question i am trying to make bootable cd of windows 7 but cant make it am trying from ages.i also got know that i make to comvert files .all files in iso .i download iso pro throught i did and it created some file says new.iso same place.i then burn cd but still not bootable please let me know how i can make bootable cd of win 7 .i have all the complete files including boot imgr
I have laptop acer as3810 aspire timeline, it is 13'3 inch and 4gb ram with 320 hard disk and intel core 2 solo su3500 processor, and with vista home premium and i want it vista ultimate.. so I bought vista ultimate cd with activation and all thing and I want to install it, but will it affect the 8 hours battery life, and all the programs will be deleted and in this laptop there is no dvd rom and no cd for acer programs and software.. If I will install windows vista ultimate how i will get acer webcam,acer gamezone,acer aspire as3810 pdf file,acer screensaver,acer wallpapers,acer recovery button, bluetooth, wifi, wlan wireless and the most important that when i change the volume and turn on bluetooth and the touchpad locker it make affect on the screen how i can let these effects still appeared on the screen after changing the windows vista home, are there specific software for this laptop in internet and where and how to let these effects still appeared and gained the 8hours battery life?
I am having trouble burning an iso disc image that I downloaded of the Windows Vista Recovery disc for a friend who cannot boot her computer anymore. I downloaded the iso disc image and it mounts on my computer just fine, so it should be able to be burned as the disc image to a CD no problem. However, each time I right click on the iso file, and go down to Write to Disc, and then the menu comes up and I make sure that the destination drive is my CD/DVD burner drive with a blank CD-R in the drive, it burns the disc, but it always ends up being a CD with the file of the iso on the disc...!! It doesn't burn the image, it burns a copy of the image as a file! I uninstalled the CD/DVD burning software that was on my computer and installed CD/DVD Creator instead from the Ubuntu Software Center. I tried following the steps on [URL] which tells how to burn a disc image from an ISO file. I follow it exactly, but I still get the same results: I get a disc that is not the image, but has the image on the disc. Now, I can mount the image on the disc on my computer, but that won't do my friend any good who needs to BOOT off this disc to fix her computer running Windows Vista. But ever since I wiped out my computer and went Ubuntu, I haven't been able to write an iso disc image to a CD or DVD properly. Does it matter if it is a CD or a DVD that is used? Like, if I put a DVD in, would the disc iso image burn to the DVD rather than a CD because of the way the image was made? For some reason I never thought it mattered, but does it?
place Daemon Lite on a second hard drive I have created out, then mount the Recovery Disc to the program in the hard drive and run a "Reset to Factory Settings" recovery from that mount? I think it would work if i boot from bios to my clean HD and then use "cd "Gaemon" and run the ISO file from that dir.
I have this acer aspire 5100 laptop, it came from factory with Windows Xp media center. Later, i've updated to vista, but now i would like to go back to Xp... I've heard about this OEM partition that keeps the originalsl files, i was wondering if i could reinstal the original OS from this OEM thing, since i don't have any backup, or recovery cd provided by acer...
it boots to the acer start screen where you can press F2 to get in to bios but nothing happens when I press F2 and it justs goes to this screen: And this text is on for like 3 secs then goes away then comes back for 3 secs and so on. If I put in the acer recovery cd it loads the image file, then theres just a green background with a mouse pointer and the mouse is not functional.. Doesent sound good, right? there is no HDD in it.
Here is the story: PC started running slow, then started to get system failure BSODs. Unplug the PC of all external drives and such, let sit for 30 minutes and it would work fine for a few days, then all would repeat. So, I made a system restore point, and burned a system recovery DVD. I then tried to do a clean install of Vista Home Premium. Ok, so here's the deal. It was installed onto D drive. Dont know if that was a good thing or a bad thing. But it went through the entire install just fine, the new desk top came up, everything looked great for about a minute. Then it turned itself off and has yet to run. I kept getting an error message 'boot failed' and tried to roll back to the restore point [no good, it reset] and the recovery would not load either. Having purchased the notebook from BestBuy I was not given any restore or system discs, so I ordered both a system restore disc and a recovery from Acer, direct. They came in the mail Thursday. I put the system disc in, and it said it was Loading RAMDISK Image, the progress bar went all the way over and then it asked for the recovery disc. Inserting the recovery disc, the Restore to Factory Default scrren came up, and it warned that "partitioning C drive would erase all files, etc, and did I want to continue?" After clicking OK, it proceeded to run down to about 30% completed and then I received the following Failure to Boot, Error Oxa0000002 So then I tried the whole procedure over, and its the same. Again, and again. So then I called Acer tech, and was told I needed the Acer ISO Image, which I downloaded, unpacked, and burned to CD [using another computer obviously] and it will not even run that CD.
I was given a broken 5600 - if I could fix it, it was mine. I fixed the electrical fault, but also foolishly deleted the hidden partition 1, which apparently held the restore image. The donor doesn't have the recovery CD, and I now need to do a full recovery. The drivers on the Acer site don't quite do the trick, and there's nothing I can find on the site to buy a new recovery disk.
I have an Acer Ferrari 1000 with Vista Ultimate. 160GB Hard Disk 2GB RAM This notebook are not CDs of recovery, but a partition PQSERVICE hidden partition. The structure of this is: One Hard Disk of 160GB with the following: C: NTFS Type 06 Label: ACER 70GB D: NTFS Type 07 Label: DATA 70GB E: CD-ROM DVD-RAM DRIVE AND Hidden Partition NTFS Type 12 Label: PQSERVICE 9GB I don't have access to boot with Windows Vista, is broken... I need to recover all my system to factory default, but the option ALT+F10 not work: Is enable in the BIOS the D2D Recovery, but i think that there's is some problem with the MBR. The file acer oolsmbrwrdos.exe NOT EXIST in C: and the hidden partition neither, there is something like that but for windows only... MBRWRWIN.EXE and RTMBR.BIN .... How can i fix the MBR for the ALT+F10 Works? and restore my system to factory default?
Problem-- When you Turn on my acer 5315 laptop a blank black screen comes up after the acer logo appears. If you press any key a loud beep noice sounds. Solutions I have Tried-- Well i started with using the preloaded restore to factory defults and I got an error message at about 99 percent. The error was- Restore Failed- Reason oxd0000001d - or close to that. I figured maybe the backup partiton was screwed up so I pulled out the old recovery cd's I purchased from acer. The same thing showed up. I then figured i should call acer. I called and they told me to use the acer post disk formatter. I tried that and it still did not help the problem. I have no where else to turn so thougt maybe you guys could help. By the way This is some of my system specs-- Acer 5315- Hitachi 80GB hard drive- Windows Vista Basic
how to partition my hdd? (using Acer Recovery CD to install Win XP) I have an Acer Ferrari 3000Lmi notebook. I just replaced the hdd with a new one. it's 80GB 5400 rpm, IDE It's not formatted and it's not partitioned. My notebook is an old model, so I don't think there's a recovery partition and it doesn't have an e-empowering acer button, etc. It only comes with Acer recovery CD's. when I put the new hdd in, it's detected in bios, so I installed Win XP Home using the Acer Recovery CD. and it didn't have option to format or to partition my hdd there. everything just ran automatically. and now I have one C: drive. Can anyone help me on how to partition my hdd ? I prefer not to use partition magic/other programs to partition my hdd. I don't know if I have DOS. I don't mind installing XP all over again, I just don't know how to format/partition the hdd before using the recovery CD.
im planning on buying windows 7 .. I am a proud owner of acer 7520G ,and my lappy started acting slowly after 1 year of horrible terror or windows vista... I made those recovery cds , also i got that 10gb partition PQSERVICE... This service works only when you got their vista+acer signed OS? IF i install windows 7 will i be able to recover old vista via hidden partition or recovery dvds? Will i be able to make recovery dvds and recovery partition on win 7 with acer tools?
i have a acer aspire 5745G . 4 gb ram and 500 gb hdd.my windows 7 home premium edition had crashed and was unable to boot. plus my whole hard disk was FOrmatted .."including the windows recovery partition.".i have made the recovery cds and i am desperatly trying to boot from the cds but when i insert the recovery cd nothing opens..i.e. it is not booting. i have checked the boot order and everythng else.. somehow not able to install windows. my harddsk has no O.S. now.i need to start y laptop what do i do ..why isnt my recovery disk booting(it used to boot esrlier).is it because the recovery partition was erased.
Does anyone know how I can obtain a DVD ISO or how to convert the CD ISO to DVD to make it bootable?
Why the OS is not able to read the iso file create from an Audio CD?
I was returning my Acer laptop to Windows 7 factory default, when the PC froze ith 5:21 remaining until process was to b completed. The PC rebooted and all that came up was "windowssystem32configsystem." It went on to say "A file may be missing or corrupt" I don't have the recovery or Windows Installation disks with me. I can't even reach "Repair your computer" without it going to the windowssystem32configsystem message coming up. I have access to a 2nd PC, USB drives, and DVD ISO burner.
I have just installed a OS on my new acer 4420- (came with no os or recovery features).........It doesn't even recognize the wifi..........What do I need to do in this situation? I need to get it online to download drivers. The only "recovery" cd's I have will not run. They are .ISO files or something..... Someone help a noob out......... I do have a portable usb zip drive, but I can't figure out how to transfer files from one computer to the other, and then open and run them.
how to run the recovery in my Acer Aspire WS5-012. i have created recovery on my flsh drive. but everytime when i run Acer recovery management to delete everything and bring my Acer Aspire back to factory setting, system giving me message " there was a problem resetting you PC"
I am new to Linux currently using Lubuntu , Puppy etc . What I did with Lubuntu I downloaded iso image burnt it into a CD and boot from that CD thats it. Apparently Debian has no iso download link. It is asking me to install with jigdo (I am not familiar with it). I dont want to use a CD with minimal install (because of slow internet speed) How to download an iso CD image
I have an aspire 4930 laptop which came with Vista pre-installed. To cut a long story short I installed windows xp to replace this which has been a total disaster (although the system is still working). I would like to start afresh with vista so need to do a factory reset. I have no recovery CDs. I can confirm that the hidden partition PQSERVICE is intact. I cannot however run the erecovery software from windows because it was lost along with Vista and as far as I am aware I cannot download a windows xp compatible version. WinXP over-wrote the ACER MBR so the Alt-F10 command stopped working however I have used a live CD version of GRUB to boot to the recovery partition, sidestepping the need to restore the Acer MBR. When the vista partition boots up Acer eRecovery Management loads, however the "restore system from factory default" and "restore system from user's backup" options are both greyed out.
I am trying to install Fedora 12 on an Acer Aspire AMD 64 2 with 1 GB of memory. I downloaded the Fedora 12 live CD Fedora-12-X86_64-ISO. When I try to boot from that CD, I get a message "irq 17 too bust" and the system hangs before finishing the boot process. So I have very little to go on. Ps. I previously installed Kubuntu 9.1 without any problems.
I have a Toshiba laptop that cannot boot- I get the message, "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt. C:windowssystem32configsystem" I've found out how to use a linux live cd- (KNOPPIX_V3.9-2005-05-27-EN.iso) to back-up files I don't want to lose but now I want to know if there is a way to scan for and kill viruses, fix or replace the files that are so called corrupt instead of having to re-install from the factory OEM recovery CD. This would wipe out everything. I don't have a Microsoft windows CD. OS XP home. This live cd thingy saved my butt so far....can it also run anti-virus software to fix my windows boot problem?
im running ubuntu 9.10 as my OS on my laptop, i have a copy of windows xp pro and would rather not install a partition.. So i was wondering if it was possible to convert the XP pro install cd to an .ISO image file so i can run windows XP on a virtual machine (virtualbox) if so how do i go about this? I have installed k3b to actually burn the ISO image to a CD but im unsure of a program that can convert the xp to ISO
i suffer from long time to obtain THE RECOVERY CD of travelmate 5720g , the Acer America Online Technical Support tell me the serial number is invalid but i fuond it in bios system and bottum laptop and in the orginal box , and also the acer's work shop tell me that the serial numer is existance in thier system but when I enter in support online No accept .
I got a Acer Aspire 5500Z laptop. It was intruded by tons of virus. I realised that Acer (Singapore) did not provide me with any recovery CD. Now that I am stuck with a crap laptop, anyone can advise me on how to reformat this laptop again to its original state?
I've recently offered to help out a friend who's Acer aspire has stopped working. It won't book into windows, but she is keen to keep her old files. I installed a 2nd version of windows onto the machine to basically back up the whole disk using acronis true image. I've now got that image storage remotley on my own machine. I think she bought the computer 2nd hand and never got a burned copy of the recovery disks and for some reason the Alt-F10 thing doesn't work to get into the recovery stuff (I've checked in the Bios for D2D) I've managed to make the PQService partition visible and was wondering what was the best way to restore the machine to factory defaults. I created a CD from the STCDBOOT.ISO file, which allows me to book into the recovery manager, but all it does is prompts for the first disk/system disk. I'm guessing that all the data required is held in the PQService partition, but I'm not sure how to create the backup DVD's that should have been done when the machine was first used. I would image that the data is held in the 92EPIXIE.nnn files in the D2D/images directory of the PQService.
HDD broke. I bought new one and recovery cds. BUT my aspire V3-551G never boots from cd. Copied system disk to flash and that boots but no way to get it to recognize recovery disk 1. Is the fault in bios, physical dvd drive, or recovery software? Can I (or should i): A. edit some file in usb system disk to get it to cooperate B. update bios C. move a dvd drive from other laptop D. get usb cd drive (tried didnt work) E. get other usb flash hdd (as if that changes things somehow) F. Move HDD to other laptop and either boot or work through windows there G. Find acer accepted laptop fixer (how)
Lately, I have found that I have to go back to Vista (yes, old Vista no one loves) to burn an iso file on to a CD-RW. Brasero simply don't even see the CD-RW to even blank it, let alone burn the new iso file. I am using Ubuntu 10.04. As I have Debian 6 (gnome and KDE) I tried the same CD-RW, but neither Brasero, nor KDE's K3B 'saw' the CD-RW.But, the in that Vista, the CD/ISO burning software 'saw' the CD-RW without fail. Btw, this same problem happens with Unetbootin. Linux Unetbootin works worse than the Vista Unetbootin!Now, I have to use Vista to burn CD/DVD/Isos.Is there a some special problem with Linux burning software? I know that some developers are not happy with Brasero,
I am on HP Pavilion, i used to be on Vista Home premium and i recently installed windows 7 ultimate. My problem is i can't burn a Music CD/ISO/Image CDs. But i can Burn Movies On DVD!! 1) ISO FILE BURN.. 2) Music CD Burn.. NOTE: I've tried Realplayer/iTunes/Nero9 They ALL GIVE AN ERROR, so i checked the device manager and its all good and Updated!!
I have just upgraded from Windows 7 RTC Ultimate to Windows 7 RTM pro. The weird things is, that there are two hidden partitions: There are two hidden partitions and they have both 100% free disc space. I know one of them is the recovery from Acer, but it says nothing of the disc space is used ! Luckily, I have a recovery CD. Another weird thing is in Auslogic Disc Defrag: There are a removal drive and it's leading to the Windows folder on the C: drive O_O?
I recently upgraded my Acer 722 netbook to an 265GB SSD and installed Windows 7 on it. I was wondering if there was a way to create a partition for a recovery environment (just in case something happens). I have a system image of this pc saved, however I feel it would be best to also create a recovery partition. Note: This does not have a CD drive.
It doesn't have a recovery partition so I've burned the ISO and planned to use the Key on the OEM sticker on the bottom of the machine. However, when attempting to boot from the DVD I burned (got the ISO file from mydigitallife.info) the screen shows me the "Windows is loading files" then immediately gives me the following error.Windows has encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer.This error... Status: 0xc00000e9 Info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred I ran chkdisk /f with no bad sectors...I am at a loss here? I've also run AVG's Rescue CD to second check my guess that the hard disk is fine. I am not 100% sure that the CD drive is perfect, but also haven't had any issues running anything from the CD while in Windows either that I know of?
Compaq Presario SR5010NX Celeron D processor 360 Vista Home Basic 512 MB RAM 120 GB HDD Intel graphics media accelerator DVD/CD w/Lightscribe This system is so sluggish it either has multiple infections or is just overloaded given its puny 512 MB of RAM, so I can't really use the system specs utility at the moment.Since I'm working on a similar clean install for an ACER notebook which is Win7HP 32-bit, what are the chances that the .iso file I'm burning to DVD can also be used for this much older technology. I have no problem upgrading the RAM to its max, unless it's already at its max?
We have a brand new Aspire E15 and are wanting to create a recovery backup on to a usb drive. As per the user manual we type recovery in the search and select 'Acer Recovery Management'. We then get the User Acount Control window asking if we want to allow Acer Recovery Management to make changes to the computer, then click 'Yes'. Then nothing happens......
Is it safe to burn a Windows 7 installation ISO image using the 'exact copy' option, meaning making an exact duplicate from an already existing CD. Or is it safer to burn a CD from the original ISO file? Wouldn't the 'exact copy' option have higher chances for data corruption, especially since it is a boot/installation CD?
I downloaded fedora14 iso and burned it straight to a cd but on reboot, it booted from my hd. My bios is set to boot from cd first.Next I extracted the iso to a subdirectory and burned that to a cd, creating a boot disk using the img file in the [BOOT] directory. When I rebooted, I got a cursor in the top left corner of the screen and nothing else
Is anyone aware of a way (or a program I can use) to write to an existing ISO image?To set the scene I've used APTonCD to create an ISO with all the programs on I want so that the next time I install Linux Mint (or Ubuntu) I can just put in the CD & install a lot of programs in one go with Package Manager. Thats worked fine & I have the ISO ready for CD but I would like a way to change it a bit so that I can add some of my own custom setup scripts (stuff to set up user accounts & so on) then every thing I need is all on one CD / DVD
I downloaded debian-6.0.1a-i386-netinst.iso. i would like to burn the cd as iso image but i cannot find the iso file in the downloaded folder. i am going to browse the iso file on vmware.
i have a acer extensa 5620-6830 i got from bb last xmas i want to reinstall vista . everything goes well untill its about to install it doesnt find the hard drive . i lost my recovery cds but im using a vista ultimate cd i got for doin some surveys for ms .
Has anybody had any experiences with the Acer 5920G? Quote: * Acer Aspire Gemstone Design * 15.4" Acer CrystalBrite TFT LCD * Operating System: Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium 32Bit * Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 * Memory: 4GB RAM (2x2048MB configuration) * Hard Drive: 250GB SATA HDD * Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 Dedicated Graphics * Optical Drive: DVD SuperMulti, CD/DVD reader/writer for all types of CD/DVD discs * Connectivity: Wireless LAN ABG * Audio: Dolby Home Theatre Digital surround sound * Webcam: Integrated 0.3Mp Acer Crystal Eye webcam * I/O Interfaces: 4 x USB Ports, 5-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, MS, MS PRO, xD) * Software: Acer Empowering Technology * Manufacturer Part Number: LX.AQB0X.611
I have upgraded my Acer Travel Mate 4061 to 2GB Ram windows 7 64 bit. My internal DVD/CD rom is not functioning and unable to use my recover disks. . Any USB compatible EXTERNAL DVD/CD player to enabe the use of recovery discs...
I downloaded slackware disk 1 to 3 via torrent.Now I have 3 nice .rar files which I have uncompressed, and these two accompanying each:slackware-13.1-install.iso.ascslackware-13.1-install.iso.md5I'm running Windows XP, and have nero.The two above files appear to be image files but nero doesn't think so, and I can neither find any other image file to make my install boot cd.I read the other stickied forum topic "So you wan to be a slacker..." which seems to say I should be on the look out for these files: cdromiso.iso cdromiso.md5
- download CentOS 5.2 Live CD ISO- burn the ISO with ImgBurn- bootup your Mac from CD called "Windows" (keep pressing Alt on startup)- open Linux console - type: sudo su- install some needed programs with yum -y install gcc make - download newest edition of hdparm with: wgethttp://sourceforge.net/projects/hdpa...ar.gz/download- unpack files: tar -xzvf hdparm*- go to hdparm directory cd hdparm*- type: make- then type: make install- type: /sbin/hdparm --yes-i-know-what-i-am-doing --dco-restore /dev/sda (if your SSD is a 1st drive, if second sdb, if 3rd sdc, if 4th sdd etc.)
Code: Launch tempdeb.iso inside of a vmware machine. It goes thru the first 3 options, then it starts looking at the cd and says: Incorrect CD-ROM detected The CD-ROM drive contains a CD which cannot be used for installation. Please insert a suitable CD to continue with the installation. I can boot and install the original ISO just fine.
I am new to opensuse. I want to install multimedia codecs on my opensuse 11.4. Is there any way to download multimedia codecs as an iso file and then burn a cd to install them on opensuse? Now, I am downloading "NonOSS CD" in add-on downloads section, is this iso file containing multimedia codecs?
My wife's laptop (6 year old Toshiba) has been running 10.04 for 6 months or so. It is an old and fragile computer, and yesterday it decided to freeze at the login screen (every time it is booted). I can get into recovery mode (just command, no graphics) and all files have been backed up, but I think a fresh install is required. Long story short, we are away from home for a few months and hence I do not have access to a CD burner, and her laptop (being old) will not boot from USB. I do however have an iso file from which I could install Ubuntu. Is it possible to mount said iso file in recovery mode and launch a fresh install from there? If so, how do I do it?
i burnt an iso image file on a cd using disk utility. I checked the md5 of the burn, and found it is different than the original iso file. so how do i create a 1:1 burn of file.iso? Information: macbook Mac OS X (10.5.6)
I'm using ubuntu 8.10 which is already installed. Recently I have downloaded ISO file of ubuntu 10.04. Is there any way to install that ISO file i've downloaded without writing the ISO file in a CD?
how to restorewindows 7 original copy to my toshiba L655 laptop using recovery drive or recovery cd's
I am trying to give a parameter or string by default to the prompt after booting from CD/DVD after modifying isolinux.cfg file For this I am able to successfully alter the boot.iso present in RHEL+CENTOS DVDs using the below command mkisofs -o /new.iso -b isolinux/isolinux.bin -c isolinux/boot.cat -no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table -J -R -V disks . But, when I am trying to alter the Netbackup BMR iso file it does not has boot.cat file and also giving me below errors. [Code]...
I have an Acer Extensa 5420 and it came with Windows Vista (no recovery discs just 2 partitions with one recovery) which I wiped and installed Ubuntu onto. I went to install XP and the wireless card doesn't work. I downloaded the driver from Acer's own site and it says that the card is ejected/not installed. I have no idea what to do and all acer is telling me to do is to redownload the same drivers and try again.
I recently got a Aspire 9402 without HD, so I just pop in another HD. However, I have problem installing a fresh XP onto it. You guys might know the answer. First, I put in an HD with XP installed that worked perfectly on a dell 600m. The Acer gave me a blue screen. This looks reasonable since everything is different. Then I put in a formatted clean HD set to active, and a bootable windows XP installation CD into either the built-in DVD-burner or USB DVD-RW driver. During the startup, I pressed F12 to select the right boot device. However, Acer always gave me error message, and would not boot from CD. I also tried Windows 7 or Vista disks, still no go. It seems to me that Acer is different to other brands I have dealt with, like Dell or HP. I am not sure getting a set of recovery Disks from Acer would solve the problem.
I just purchased an Acer E511 laptop with windows 8 and am wondering if the acer recovery management program can be removed. I noticed that when I go into settings, change pc settings, I can recover using windows 8. Will this option be removed if I uninstall Acer Recovery Management? What's the difference between the two?
I just purchased an Acer E511 laptop with windows 8 and am wondering if the acer recovery management program can be removed. I noticed that when I go into settings, change pc settings, I can recover using windows 8. Will this option be removed if I uninstall Acer Recovery Management? What's the difference between the two?
I burned two ISO files(Memtest86+ & latest DBAN 2.2.8 CD bootable ISO software ) onto two different blank CD-Rs on two different ocassions by using the in-built Windows burner in my system, also used Cyberlink ISO file burner/Mount as Virtual drive. Tried booting from CD by following Step 1 to 4 given in this MS link . After that clicked Select a USB Device, then boot from Internal DVD/CD Drive, then OK. It took some time to process & after that I got this screen: When I entered BIOS Setup clicking F10 and there on Boot Device options, I got this screen: I'm not able to understand why I can't boot from any CD.
I understand macs can mount .iso with a simple double click, but I want my macbook to treat an iso file as if it were a CD in the cd drive. This is easily done on a C with PowerISO or Alcohol120% I should be able to do it on a mac too, shouldn't I? But I can't seem to figure out how to. When I double click the iso to just mount it, it mounts fine, i can access files and everything, but if I run a program that reads of the CD i of course get the "Please insert CD". Now, I have the CD right here, that's no big problem, but the using drive kills the battery life like nothing else.
I'm trying to install using the Fedora-15-i386-DVD.iso image off the a hard drive.I followed the instructions "Preparing for a Hard Drive Installation". I did the mount and copy as instructed but there is not an install.img or a product.img files as the instructions said there should be.What I have is this: [root@bugs iso]# ls Fedora-15-i386-DVD.iso images [root@bugs iso]# cd images [code]....
I have recently got an Acer Aspire One 110 Windows XP Version with 1GB ram for my girlfriend as an xmas present. Anyway while I was setting everything up for her i.e. firefox & msn etc. I spotted in the programs that there was nothing to do with Acer at all i.e. erecovery management, and the only thing was the Acer PDF manual. I then proceeded to look in disk management (right click my computer > manage) and to my shock there was no PQSERVICE or any sort of a recovery partition! The only partition was the main Windows partition! I thought maybe it was because the SSD hard disk is only 8GB. I decided to take a look at the 2 disk that I got supplied as I thought that these were the only possibe way to restore if you had an external disk drive. The 2 disk were labeled System CD & Windows XP Home Edition SP3, The System CD disk was 500MB in size and the Windows one was 2.54GB! That must be the recovery DVD then. I decided to try and boot into the disks on my other laptop and the SystemCD disk did load up and it loaded the eRecovery program but the option to recovery was greyed out (fair enough as it was a different laptop) I then decided to boot the 2.54GB Windows disk and the laptop would not recognise it at all! I decided to look at the contents of the 2.54GB Windows disk manually through windows and all that it has it about 20 .SWM files and some other files but the only application I could see was a program called "ImageX" I then manually looked at the contents of the SystemCD disk and there was only various folders and files but no clickable applications. I am now a bit confused by these 2 disks, how am I supposed to do a full restore the aspire one now incase anything goes wrong?? Could anyone help me out with how am I supposed to these 2 disk or am I supposed to create another recovery disk using these 2 original disks? Or will these 2 disk boot up fine using an external disk drive with the aspire one?
I went to go and make some dvds, but inorder to save money decided to go with Super CDs. I inserted the origional into my computer, which plays fine, i copied the iso, inserted the cd, and created a super cd with the iso through nero, but when i go to play the cd it keep ssayign that the region code on my computer does not match the region code on the disk that i just burned. how can i fix this?
You can buy a Win8 recovery DVD from acer shop if you are in the US. [URL]
Have an Acer Aspire MA52 with W8.1 .... How to recover the Recovery partition ....
I just bought a new Toshiba Satellite C650D which has AMD processor. For some rescuing, I wanted to put ubuntu live CD. Ubuntu starts with some screen but then it converts to text mode and just sit there. I have checked md5sum of the iso file I got , before burning it on the CD. After burning the image, I also checked the directory structure on the iso file and the CD. They are fine. Currently I am writing this from XP. How do I use Ubuntu Live CD. For burning, I used infrarecorder with 'Burn Image' option. I had installed debian and win xp with the same CD , so I can't see the problem with the CD. Anyway, I tried doing this with different CD and the same problem appears. The CD's are memorex CD-RW 700 MB 4X multi speed. And I don't get the ubuntu boot screen at all. Some screen with ubuntu symbol appears and then text mode with some information about the hardware and it hangs there.
I am using HP Dv2000 notebook, now when i try to create a recovery disk, i intially used the CD and copied the file then i noticed that that the total no of CD required is 18 where as if we use DVD it needs 2-3, so the 2'nd one i inserted is a DVD, the recovery program now it is saying that you should install a CD rather than a DVD, can i start again the process of copying using my new 3 DVD's?
i have an acer aspire x1900 ..windows 7 32 bit and and wanted to burn the recovery disc from my computer but whenever i click on the create factory default disc ...it just wont open .... then called for help and asked what would i do if ill reformat my pc but don't have recovery disc and the one on my pc itself not loading....they told me to press alt+f10 upon rebooting but it didn't take me to recovery window as what i have seen on one on the Internet video the guy pressed alt+f10 but its not the same shown on mine?
I am currently trying to install Ubuntu onto my PS3, using the ISO provided from this site (under the PlayStation 3 alternate install CD link) Site: cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily/current/ However, when I download the files, there isn't a ISO for me to burn to a disk, which is the normal method to install Linux on the PS3. So my question is, do I turn all these files into a ISO, or am I missing something?
I have recently purchased an Acer Aspire VN-591G which came with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. I now wish to reset it to factory settings and I can't seem to do that as I have accidentally uninstalled the Acer Recovery Management software. The recovery partition is intact, but I can't seem to be able to do anything with it. I tried booting up using Alt + F10 but it opens up the default Windows 8 boot screen, where if I choose to reset the system it asks me to insert the recovery media (which I don't have as the system only came with the recovery partition). I think I spent 3h searching through the internet trying to find the Acer Recovery Management software that comes with Windows 8.1 (which I'm hoping will be able to access the recovery partition and use it to restore the laptop to its original state), however, it seems that this is nowhere to be found. I find it absurd for Acer not to provide this software as a download for their systems - how would you be able to use the recovery partition in case of a system failure ? i tried booting up directly on the recovery partition but I didn't manage to do that (maybe I was doing something wrong - got an error about the disk not being a fixed MBR disk ? Trying to set the recovery partition as active from the disk management screen in Windows is even more useless. I can't assign it a drive letter either to try to access it (I found some forums post that was suggesting to copy the boot files on the primary partition to allow the system to boot into the Acer Recovery Management screen directly.
i want know how to making toshiba satalite L300 windows 7 motherboard recovery CD.
I received recovery discs from acer. First I deleted the 100 mb partition as per acer and ran the recovery. It finished and the system rebooted however I received the following boot error msg: Windows boot mgr.Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change may be the cause. 1. Insert your windows install disc and restart. 2. choose your language settings and click "next". 3. Click "repair your computer" File BootBCD Status: 0xc0000225 Info: an error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data. It is my understanding from acer that windows 7 is re-installed from the recovery discs. Don't understand why this msg. Dont have any windows 7 discs. The acer logo does come up after boot but goes directly to the screen with the above info.
Downloaded Fedora.iso the other day. Burned a cd so I could hopefully load either the cd or iso. into a virtual machine. Neither one works. As a virtual machine have no BIOS issue, so that's not it. I did burn and not just copy files, so that's not it either. Anyone have any ideas?
I saw an interesting distro on Distrowatch, but the *.iso file needed a DVD rather than a CD. The target computer does not have a DVD player, and doesn't warrant spending any money on it. Is there a way to break the iso into CD lengths so I can install it? Or some other trick to get it going?
I am thinking of buying the new macbook pro with retina display.I do not intend to get and external optical drive.I want to split the hard disk and install a windows 7 ultimate, which I own and have as an CD image ( ISO file ). how can I install windows from my ISO without burning it into a CD or creating an external drive? is it possible? Info: MacBook Pro with Retina display, Mac OS X (10.7.4)
I have a Acer laptop which had a corrupt Windows installation, so I couldn't boot from the hard drive.The user doesn't have recovery discs and the Alt F10 Recovery option wasn't available, even though the hidden recovery partition is there PQSERVICE.In order to get to the files, a copy of Windows XP Pro was installed, but it won't activate - that that isn't a problem for me as I will remove it before the 30 days.I was given a recovery disc set designed for another computer, but - although it didn't work - the next time I booted the laptop it ran the eRecovery program and restored Windows 7 onto it, which is fantastic !!My problem is that the system is still booting to Windows XP which is on the D partition, and not to Windows 7 which is on the E partition. There is another partition called C called "SYSTEM" but it contains nothing apart from a hidden Program files folder !How do I tell the computer to boot from the recovered E partition so I can use Windows 7 and create the Recovery discs needed ? Then I can remove the Windows XP installation that I don't want or need.
A few days ago I phoned Acer's local home office in San Jose, CA. I understand Acer customers, like any of the reported support lines, are hard to get thru to. Fortunately I called their home office as they kindly listened to why I was calling (Acer's recovery instructions conflict and can't be followed), eg; the instructions refer to uses of their "recovery media" disk(s) as opposed to either "recovery disk" or "system disk" (which's what those two 'media' disks are labeled and Acer instructions are 'all over the place'; ie; conflicting and uninterpretable). Of note, apparently calls from Acer's H.O. and are answered by support after "one" ring. Because Acer publishes some 5 sets of how to's for recovering their AOA150 OS's and few to none of those instructions agree with each other, including the instructions that are mailed with the "system" disk, I decided to at least clear up what the differences were between the "recovery" and "system" disks. After nearly 20 minutes of repeating my name, most all the details I'd already answered, not to mention having reiterated my question something like 5 times (likely their support people have a so called supervisor who loosely listens to the goings on in their 'boiler room' and pretty likely the workers soon realize to keep the super's off their backs, they simply ask for your name and everything again, just to make it look like they're on another call)......................
i just bought a new laptop acer aspire 2920 and using a windows XP.. I received a CD write "acer aspire 2920 RECOVERY" after i bought the laptop.. i dont know what does the cd for.. and now on, i wan to format the laptop but i scare if i lost some important data or LICENSE install on my laptop... and the CD i received was scared me to format it... could u pls reply me as soon as possible? what does the cd for?
On an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) machine, I burned a CD from the command prompt using: cdrecord -v speed=16 dev=0,1,0 /FPS.iso.The CD now contains an executable and some files. I tested the CD by loading it onto another machine (Red Hat 5.3) and when I try to run the program I get the following message:bash: ./FPS1_1: Permission denied.I can open other files like text documents (the executable also comes with shared libraries).I realized I had burned the CD as root so I burned another one as another user but I still have the same problem.
During restore using Acer recovery disks for this Acer aspire 551, the recovery stalls at the final step where the wim file is written to the c: drive. It gives me an i/o error. I suspect that the disk is functional because I have run the cmd.exe program from the x:drive and then run both scndsk.exe and scndsk.exe /F to fix any errors. No errors were detected. However, any fix for this error that I have encountered suggests replacing the hardrive. This seems to be inappropriate, in this case. I should also say that I have used dos commands to copy a file from the system32 directory to the c: drive successfully suggesting that there is no problem with writing to the disk. Lastly, the cd rom hardware must be working or the disks would not be successfully read to the final stage. How this can be an i/o error eludes me.
One morning, laptop powers-on (Blue led on power button and on front bezel), no display, fans spin up and down, CD drive makes the usual seek sound. Attached external screen from my desktop, no display either, no POST!!. Removed HD, RAM, NIC, no change. No beeping what so ever, really looks like the notorious Acer BSOD i've read about. What I need is the EXACT name I should rename the BIOS file (JE70D118.ROM) to be able to use the Phoenix BIOS recovery function (FN+ESC+PWR) with the BIOS file on a USB key or SD card. Seems to be a national secret or something... Acer does not seem to have this documented anywhere.... including the actual BIOS recovery procedure....