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lupa12

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I replaced a hard drive on my dell dimension 4300 and tried to reinstall os win me, but since dell does not

provide a full os with their pc any longer it will not load the os from the reinstall disk. Is there anyway to get around

buying a full version of the os


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Often drive manufacturers will provide software to copy all of the data from the old drive to the new drive. This assumes that the old drive is still working though.
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Often drive manufacturers will provide software to copy all of the data from the old drive to the new drive. This assumes that the old drive is still working though.

I wish this was the case, but the old drive is toast.


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Unless you have a backup, there is not much you can do.
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Unless you have a backup, there is not much you can do.

Agree.


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