Factory restore not working (Acer-windows 7)

I woke up yesterday morning and I turned on my computer and it told me that I had to do a start up repair. The repair said it wasn't able to fix the problem,

I then tried a factory restore, but when I finished everything was really big and blurry (looked like what it looks like in safe mode). I also couldn't open some programs or connect to the Internet.

I don't have a recovery CD with me now, but there is a 50/50 chance I still will have mine when I get home in a week.

I don't care about saving documents anymore, I just want my computer to work like when it came out of the box.

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