By Jessie / Last update April 22, 2016

What Is Acer eRecovery Management Media?

Acer eRecovery Management Media is a device which contains the image file of operating system made by Acer eRecovery Management software. It is made before accidents happen. Thus, when system crashes due to something bad, such as hijack/virus attacks, wrong operations, physical disk damage or software errors, you can quickly restore os back from it.

It can be Acer eRecovery Management USB, Acer eRecovery disk/disc, Acer eRecovery CD/DVD or Acer eRecovery partition.

How to Make Acer eRecovery Management USB?

To create an USB recovery drive, you should first prepare an USB flash drive large enough to contain your system image (larger is better) and insert it into your computer.

Step1. Click the “Start” > “All Apps” > “Acer folder” > “Acer Recovery Management” to access Acer eRecovery Management.

Acer Care Center Recovery Management

Step2.Click the “Backup” tab and “Get Started” to the right of “Create Factory Default Backup”. Make sure to tick the box next to “Back up system files to the recovery drive” and click “Next”.

Create Acer eRecovery Drive

Step3.Select the drive you wish to create the USB recovery drive to and click “Next”.

Acer Recovery Select USB Flash Drive

Everything on the USB will be deleted. So, if there are important data on it, change another USB, move the data to other place or make a backup of them first.

Step4. Confirm the operation and click “Create”.

Acer eRecovery Management USB Alternative

There is a kind of media made by another software which functions like Acer eRecovery Management Media. The software is AOMEI OneKey Recovery, a third party tool majors in system backup and recovery. It can create AOMEI OneKey Recovery Partition to replace acer erecovery partition; and, store os backup image to USB or other external hard disks to functions like acer erecovery usb, acer erecovery cd/dvd or other acer erecovery disks/discs.

Step1. Launch AOMEI OneKey Recovery. In its main interface, select “OneKey System Backup”.

OneKey System Backup

Step2.Choose where to backup system to, AOMEI OneKey Recovery Partition or other location. To create an USB recovery drive, you should choose the latter.

Backup System to Other Location

You can compress and encrypt backup image file by clicking “Backup Options” and specify in the interface below.

Compress Encrypt System Image

Step3. Click “Browse” to find your USB device and select it as backup destination.

Backup to Other Location

Though you select USB as storage device for system image, it will still create a small recovery partition on system drive usually from the last partition to save Windows PE micro-system (recovery environment). You can specify the name and location of the small partition by clicking “Advanced” in lower left, but it can only be on system disk.

Specify Recovery Partition

Step4. Check all the settings and click “Start Backup”.