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Windows Vista re-install

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#1 AhrenFox


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Posted 30 August 2011 - 01:21 PM

I just bought an Acer laptop (cheap), the operating system which is Vista is corrupted and didnt come with a recovery disk. All that I have for Vista is a Dell re-install disc and I was wondering if I could use that disk to re-install Vista on the Acer or I can just up grade to Windows 7 but I dont really want to waste that install on this laptop.

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#2 jericho380


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Posted 31 August 2011 - 03:40 PM

I am not a bleeping computer tech, but no, you cannot use a dell re-install disk on an Acer. Dell only works with Dell. On start up, do you have an f10 option? Some times this button re-installs vista to factory settings. Then again, that may be a Dell option also...I've worked on too many of those.
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