Hi criddle, welcome to NST.
The recovery disk hosted here contains no Vista installation files. You can't reinstall a missing OS, only use it to fix the boot on an exising OS.
You'll need to go to the OEM for a set of full recovery media, or borrow a Vista DVD from a friend and install a new copy of Vista, quoting the serial number from your PC, not the one on the DVD.
Are you sure everything is wiped. There should be a hidden recovery partition if Acer didn't provide portable media.
Your user handbook, or a visit to the Acer website, should tell you how to access it and restore your system.