Since this is a laptop...any instruction, repair options, etc...must come from the manufacturer.
That means that you must rely upon their recovery/restore options for any insight into what transpires when you elect to do a recovery/restore, using their procedures.http://support.acer.com/acerpanam/manuals/...920_Eng_OLM.pdf
. Page 82 starts the data on eRecovery.
IMO...unless a user has a similar laptop...he/she is unlikely to reply to your situation.