Originally Posted by Evagelion
Hahah, seems like I'm not the only one who had to fresh install Windows after removing the hidden partition drive.
That hidden partition is the devil!!
Originally Posted by BOFH1971
There would be a copyright issue even with a screensaver posting it on a forum
just email acer I am sure they would be more than happy to email it to you
Alright, after a clean new install of XP Pro SP2, everything seems to run fine!!
I installed the Acer utilities as well.
A HUGE thank you to oobnuker for his install guide, that was very helpful!
I'm just wondering where I could get...
Since I have to re-install XP, I'd like to have the original Acer Aspire wallpaper and also the screensaver.
Can someone post those here please?
It would be greatly appreciated
edit: I found the wallpaper on the back-up dvd but...
I've already installed a fresh XP though because after 4 hours of messing around in DOS mode, I just couldn't find the solution... The laptop boots XP now so I'm gonna go ahead and format the C: drive completely then...
So after the whole Partition Magic screw-up, I'm also re-installing everything.
But oobnuker, did you re-install everything that was there by default?
Also, which Synaptics driver did you get? Is it the Windows 2000/XP v8.1.2?
Sorry I'm replying to myself lol
I've managed to copy the file from the repair console and using a usb key.
Still doesn't work. It's in the right directory though (C:\WINDOWS\system32\).
Could the hal.dll file be specific to my...