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No Discs with new Laptop


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hawthorn

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Hi. Just enjoying my new HP laptop. It came with MS Works installed but as i have an original copy of MS Works Suite 2005 I thought Id install that instead. I decided it would be better to uninstall MS Works ( it is, isnt it...?). But I noticed I dont have discs to any of the software installed on the Laptop. There is 12Gig space taken up with a recovery programme, on a different drive, it seems. I imagine all the programmes are in there.

But what if i wanted to install MS Works or any of the programmes on the pc some other time? I dont have the discs and may not want to reformat the entire HD.

I thought they had to supply original discs for all programmes, but I was told that that had changed. Does anyone know the position, and what should I do?

Thanks

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Please check in the start menu accessorys folder to see if you have the "recovery disk creator" program listed there.

http://h10025.www1.h...cname=c00608578

When i tried making a recovery disk from a laptop puter i got an error stating "no valid boot image in recovery partition". So i called H-P , told them what i was doing and the error message, and they sent me a recovery disk set for the laptop that worked.

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