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how to re install


redsusan

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Can you please advise me how to do a clean reinstall using the recovery discs i made when first used my pc. i have done it before but forgot.
it's an acer aspire x3300.vista
thank you

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tullie

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Change your boot order to boot from the cd,insert cd then restart your pc.

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redsusan

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I'M sorry, what do you mean change your boot order? how do i do that?

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BRYNIT

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This may help click here

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mooly

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Or use Acer Erecovery and reinstall from the hidden partition on the HDD.

click here

Personally I feel the HDD approach is preferred as CD's can suffer from scratches/marks etc

It's the same image as you burned to the discs.

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