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Resetting your Acer Iconia B1 tablet recovery hard reset

Hard Reset Iconia B1 tab
Turn off Iconia B1 tab.
Press Volume UP + power on the device.
Select "SD Image update mode" using Volume down and select with power key.
In the next menu select wipe data / factory reset with volume key and press power to select, then yes --- delete all data press power.
All data will be deleted! unlock your forgotten lock pattern PIN password on Iconia B1 TAB.
After all done select reboot system now.

acer iconia b1 hard reset

There is a way to restore the Tablet without using the CDs, it worked for my Iconia Tab W500, to do so, follow the steps:

1.-Important: Please note that it may not work! Ideally you should use the CDs!
2.-Use ImgBurn to create a ISO image of Recovery CD 1
3.-Now create the image of Recovery CD 2
4.-Format the USB in FAT32, (USB data will be lost)
5.-Unzip the files of the ISO CD 1 into the USB (you can use 7Zip to do so)
6.-Unzip CD 2 into the USB overwriting all existing files
7.-You should have a USB of the size of the two CD 2, if not, something went wrong.
8.-Open the file Restore.dat
9.-Change the line DiscNumber=2 to DiscNumber=1, save changes.
10.-Insert the USB on the tablet
11.-When it starts press F2, and in the BIOS select the USB as the Boot Device
12.-Save and exit
13.-eRecovery should start without asking for the CDs

General advice: Before you buy a new cell phone or new tablet, please try the following procedure to repair your device in a software way. First charge your battery, backup your important data if possible and in most cases take out SIM and SD card before doing factory reset. It is impossible to recover your data after doing a hard reset, so online backup is always important. For all of your data, a backup should be done on an external device, hard drive, raid system or media. With or without insurance, if your cell phone lost, damaged or stolen at least your invaluable data is backed up in a safe place. If you are about to sell your phone and you want to wipe your personal data, or if your phone affected with virus you have to do a hard reset. In some cases, you can delete the forgotten password or lock pattern from your device as well. All information is for devices with stock based ROMs. If you are using rooted device, always back up your EFS folder first, containing your IMEI info, etc.! Please also note, that a hard reset operation will not unlock your mobile phone's SIM lock or network lock, but it will remove the unlock pattern, remove the user password or PIN password (NOT the SIM card's 4 digit PIN code). Also note that the firmware version will not be affected in any way, it will not be downgraded, it will remain the same you are using and if you have rooted your device, root privileges remain also unaffected.