Acer Recovery Management in Windows 10 - All About It

This article will show you how to backup and restore with Acer Recovery Management in Windows 10. With a backup in hand, you can restore Acer to a good state.


by Delia Updated on October 18, 2022

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About Acer Recovery Management Windows 10

If you are familiar with Acer eRecovery Management Windows 7 or Acer eRecovery Management Windows 8, then, it will be easy for you to understand Acer eRecovery Management Windows 10.

It’s a tool built in Acer computers for system backup and restore to factory default settings or the last known good configuration. Actually, Acer eRecovery Management has very similar functions in different operating systems, but its interface is not the same in different OS.

Acer Recovery Management Windows 10

How to Get to Acer Recovery Management in Windows 10

Method 1. Using the search box

If you can log into Windows, type “acer recovery” in the search box and click “Acer Recovery Management” to open Acer Recovery Management Win10.

Method 2. Using the Start menu

Still, in Windows, click “Start” > “All Apps” > “Acer” folder > “Acer Recovery Management” to access Acer eRecovery Management Windows 10 in Acer Care Center.

Method 3. Using the hot key

If your operating system has crashed and you can’t boot into your computer, just press “Alt + F10” after power on the machine and when the logo shows up until it responds your action…

Method 4. Using the Acer Care Center

Since the Recovery Management is snapped in and based on Acer Care Center program, you can just install Acer Care Center on your computer and then get access to Acer Recovery Management.

How to Use Acer Recovery Management Win10

As mentioned above, Acer eRecovery Management can help you to create a recovery drive to protect against the effects of system failure. Below, I’ll tell you to do it and walk you through every detailed steps.

Acer Recovery Management Windows 10 Backup

Before start, please prepare a USB sized 16 GB or larger and insert it into your machine, and then download Acer Recovery Management in Windows 10, install and launch it.

Step 1. Get to Acer Recovery Management in Acer Care Center.

Step 2. Choose “Backup” on the top.

Step 3. Click “Get Started” in Create Factory Default Backup column.

Backup Get Started

Step 4. Ensure that the “Back up system files to the recovery drive” message is ticked and click “Next”.

Create Recovery Drive

Step 5. Select the USB drive you inserted before as destination.

Select USB

Step 6. Click “Create” to start the process and when it finishes click “Finish” to exit.

Create Recovery Drive Warning

Acer eRecovery Management Windows 10 Restore

There are general two methods to restore your Win 10 PC, reset or refresh.

  • Reset your PC will restore your computer to its factory default status. For this operation, a reboot is required and all data on system C drive will be deleted. Thus, if there is important data on it, you should first move them out or make a backup of them better to external device.

  • Refresh your PC will only restore the operating system to factory defaults and your personal data and settings will be kept. However, if there are viruses or malware on system disk, they won’t be removed.

Possible Problems to Acer Recovery Management Windows 10

There are many causes that may let Acer Recovery Management in Win10 stop working, and here are some popular ones.

Alternative to Acer eRecovery Management in Windows 10

Since Acer eRecovery Management may be unavailable for many different accidents, it is necessary to select an alternative utility. And here, I highly recommend you AOMEI OneKey Recovery, which is a third party program aimed at operating system backup and restore. Like Acer eRecovery Management, it can protect your computer from system failure or other issues. Please download it to have a try right now!

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  • To create a recovery partition, you can click OneKey System Backup, select a way to backup the computer system, confirm and click Start Backup.

OneKey System Backup

  • To restore your computer to a previous backup state, you can choose OneKey System Recovery, select a way to restore the created image files, confirm and click Start Restore.

OneKey System Recovery

AOMEI OneKey Recovery is not just an alternative to Acer eRecovery Management but more advanced than Acer eRecovery Management. Acer Recovery Management Windows 10 only suits Acer products (desktop, laptop, notebook, etc.) while AOMEI OneKey Recovery can also be applied to other brand computers like Lenovo, Dell, HP, Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, ASUS and so on. You can use it to perform ASUS onekey system recovery easily.

Delia · Editor
Delia owns extensive experience in writing technology-related blog posts, and has been a part of AOMEI since 2020 to provide expertise in data security and disaster recovery. She works with Windows operating systems, SQL databases, and virtualization platforms such as VMware and Hyper-V, specializing in troubleshooting and advising on data protection and migration.