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Broken Acer Upgrade Dvd


I installed my windows 7 upgrade dvd after i received it i believe some time in january 2010. As i put the disk into a dvd container, it broke. I tried acer customer service who told me to contact mentor media. I tried but there was no response from mentor media so i complained to the canadian corporate office and the better business bureau. Finally someone left a message with my order number. I tried accessing the mentor media site with the order number to no avail.

I never received a replacement disk and was told today that there was no way of getting it because mentor media was out of existence. How can i get a replacement of a disk i need to re-install a windows 7 upgrade? Otherwise my acer computer may be useless. Perhaps looking for someone i can pay to copy their acer upgrade dvd [ the green one] and send it to me or create an iso file so i can make a replacement.


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