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Acer Aspire One Recovery Stuck at 99%

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#1 Killswitch67


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Posted 02 September 2011 - 02:00 AM

Hi Folks,

I have an ACER One (Model A0531h) netbook. I have now tried several times to recovery it to factory settings using the built in recovery partition. I access this recovery partition by using Alt-f10 during boot. The recovery runs fine up until 99% where it 'sticks'.. for days..The application running the recovery is Acer eRecovery Manager v7.5.15. I have also recovering using the recovery DVD's which I burned. They seem to go through the process but then when I restart the system I get a black screen complaining about missing files. I am then instructed to run recovery...This is driving me crazy.

Please note that I am an IT engineer by trade and have recovered literally hundreds of these devices from all manufacturers with no issues.

I have also reseated the RAM but dont want to have to strip of the cover to reseat hard drive. I can however hear it running and I have also used Active@boot to reformat the C drive. The recovery partition has not been touched and is not damaged. It runs perfectly up to 99%.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated..

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 03 September 2011 - 07:14 AM

Hard drive diagnostic?

You are not alone with this situation, see http://forum.notebookreview.com/acer/390184-acer-6935g-erecovery-stops-99-a-2.html, among others found via Google.


Edited by hamluis, 03 September 2011 - 07:18 AM.

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