I don't have a windows disc
Acer eRecovery Discs can be created by using the Acer eRecovery program. Please follow the steps:
Click Start and then All Programs
Click Acer and then Acer eRecovery Management
You may be prompted to enter or create a password. This password will be required to use eRecovery in the future.
In the next window, select Backup.
Insert a blank CD or DVD into the external CD or DVD writer.
Click on Create Factory Default Disc and then click Start.
You can burn a recover CD and/or you can just retore without one with this!!! Acer comes with this option with is good!! Hope this helps some!!