... windowsxp cd, format whole disc, delite all partitions.
Make new partitons, the first one must be 7816MB, ... clone image ACERhiddenpartition.
Or Use mine Image with Empty D2D ... again.
Folder D2D contains the first instalation of your acer with language of your choice.
That's why you have to copy ...
... : ACERDATA, FAT32
Function: Empty, for your Data, usually half of the size left ( in my case 45 Gb)
My goal is to remove the HiddenPartition so I can maximize the HD, use 3 ... the HD. Second: Format the 1st (non hidden) partition to FAT32 and restore the Acer Windows XP files. If ...
... files from my music folder. So I want to remove the hiddenpartition but I am not able to.
I used the hitachi ftool to ... 60.1GB. I have only dell utility (40mb) and xp partition (55gb). The remaining space i suspect is the dell hpa.
Partition magic cant see this partition. even tools like gparted/ ...
Is there any way to completely remove the HiddenPartition (That stores the backup-recover)?
I would like the extra space and it would be nice to remove the F11 shortcut that jumps up after BIOS loads.
... concerning my T60 and that is:-
What will happen if I "wipe" the drive , remove the hiddenpartition and perform a clean re-installation of ... this Partiton is full ?
I presume that the reason IBM/Lenovo places such software in a hidden area is the same reason that such action is now commonplace .
... partition on the Thinkpad and free up some space... but Partition Magic won't read it. When I boot to ... Magic, I get "ERROR #105" where my hard disk should be and I can't remove that space.
I used another program ( ... fine), but I still can't remove the hiddenpartition (Partition Commander just exits ...
In order to delete and recover the sony hidden backup partition do i need 3rd party software?
I tried http://vaioz.com/removepartition.html
but when i right click the hiddenpartition the only option is "help"
I accidently errased the hidden partiton on my Acer laptop!. I am wondering if any member would be good enough to use norton ghost and make a backup of their hiddenpartition and email me it. I beleave it is just for the Disk to Disk (D2D) recovery, but ...
... reset. I have no recovery CDs.
I can confirm that the hiddenpartition PQSERVICE is intact. I ... xp compatible version.
WinXP over-wrote the ACER MBR so the Alt-F10 command ... Acer MBR. When the vista partition boots up Acer eRecovery Management loads, however the "restore system from factory default" ...
... is in the wrong discussion area.
I have the Acer Aspire 5630. The hiddenpartition is still in tact and has not been modified in anyway. I need to reformat my Laptop back to factory settings, it should be noted that Acer's Utilities (empowering technology, eRecovery) do not ...
... XP only deleting Vista restoring zone. Then (obviously) I found out the hiddenpartition from Acer and now I wanna delete it.
Could you tell me a safe way of deleting this hiddenpartition without corrupting the whole system? Do you have any tutorial (I cannot find anything ...
I have an Acer Aspire 5630 laptop and in the course of repartitioning,I have accidentally formatted and wiped the hiddenpartition.
Is there any kind soul who could make a copy of the hiddenpartition on a DVD+RW?
Thanks in advance.
Aspire 5610 came with Vista. I did clean XP install as some software will not yet work with Vista.
I left the Acer PQSERVICE hiddenpartition. How do I restore Vista from this hiddenpartition to the factory Vista installation?
... did a clean Vista install on a formatted partition earlier this year... something I should have done at the start.
Anyway, ... backups on the D parition to take the place of the "old" Acer utility that was with XP.
I have tried (out of curiosity) to see if the hiddenpartition was still accessible on ...
Hi guys, I have an Acer Aspire 5100. It used to come with XP MCE 05. A while ago I bought Vista did a complete clean ... . My hdd right now displays a hdd size of 74.1 GB, so does that mean that the acerhidden OS partition is still their somewhere? If so, how can I recover it and make it unhidden so I ...
... what exactly are the 2 hiddenpartitions for.
Mine is setup like this:
? 9.76 gb
I know it has something to do with the recovery module of acer, but why are there 2 hiddenpartitions?
Also, if its supposed to contain the recovery module.. Then why the need to burn a system ...
I have noticed that the EISA configuration partition is 100% Free(as per attachment). I ... what action should I take to protect the ability to recovery.
HiddenPartition: Healthy (EISA Conf)-7. ... 51GB
Healthy(Primary Partition) -35GB Free of 52GB
In my Acer Aspire 5610z.
Sorry, I couldn't upload the ...
... aware from other posts that the first partition, a hiddenpartition labelled "PQSERVICE", contains the Acer ... drive, so I can hopefully restore them if a disaster happens. I would like to have been able to get information about this from the Acer User Guide however all it tells me is the recovery " ...
Well I am a bit confused , by discovering software on my ACERHiddenpartition,
that it does not installed by the first run , if you do the well know erecovery.
I found in this partition , Microsoft Works ... CyberLink PowerDVD for ACER .
Another software of ...
... pressing "ALT" "F10"(during the time the Acer logo was on the screen) I did get access ... working so had to do to the whole process again.A few hours later,I got that message from Acer to burn an eRecovery backup ... (I guess you loose access to that hiddenpartition)then how do you manage to get Windows ...
... a clean Vista install and thoroughly looked through posts on this Acer thread, but found no intelligent way for clean Vista ... installation/recovery process, which can hardly be adopted for Acer laptops;
2) Lenovo/IBM and ... ideas how to build this DVD from the Acerhiddenpartition of recovery disks?
... pressed these buttons and it started installing windows in the hiddenpartition. After this i got scared and tried to delete this partition ... and i installed again the software from the recovery cd. So when i finished doing this i removed the cd and rebooted. Now i got this message : NTLDR is missing. ...
... Laptop, accidentally deleted my acer recovery partition and can thus not use the D2D-Recovery ... , I created Recovery DVDs with Acer's software and have been able to reinstall Vista ... settings. However, this procedure did not restore the Recovery Partition that I deleted.
Is there anyway to re-create ...
... notebook, the 5520, and so far not too happy with it.
Anyways, it is supposed to have 80GB hard drive. When I look at the partitions, I see C is 32.5GB and D is 32.2GB. Why it is ... I have NO idea.
So anyways, my elementary math skills tell me this hiddenpartition is approximately 15GB or so, is ...