|When you start up the netbook do you see any screens showing the hardware configuration? You can tap the scroll Lock or Pause keys to stop the screen so you can read it. tapping again allows it to continue. |
You do not state what is wrong with the netbook. If the hard drive has died then you will not be able to run erecovery because the required files are on the hard drive.
Read the link below for the proper procedure to perform an erecovery.