Factory resetting your PC is important if you plan to recycle or sell it. The directions for resetting a PC depend on the type of operating system it is running, not the brand of the PC. Windows has a wizard that helps you reset your PC back to factory settings, all you have to do is navigate there.Continue Reading
Find the settings icon, which is found in your Windows 8 menu.
After you get into settings, there is a side menu that comes up next to your profile page. Update and Recovery is at the very bottom of this menu.
After you click Update and Recovery, another side menu pops up. Recovery is at the bottom of this new list.
In the white space next to the side menu, three options should appear. You want the middle option, which is Remove everything and reinstall Windows.
After you click the Get Started button under Remove everything and reinstall Windows, follow the prompts on the screen. This restores your Acer PC back to factory settings.