Acer :: Recovery CD (ISO File Called STCDBOOT)
I found something once on one of my recovery CD'S. It is an ISO file called STCDBOOT. I burned the ISO image and it made some wierd boot disk. Has anone else tried this? I was wondering if this could rebuild the PQSERVICE? This ISO is on the first disk called System.
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Dell :: How Do You File A Complaint With Over A Completely Botched Order?
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