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I got a formletter informing me I'm a member of a classaction against hp because of their failure to provide me w/ an xp cd and something about an invisible partition on my harddrive concerning the recovery program.It says there is a loss of usable memory and other such jargon.My question is should I be concerned? As a newbie this system (hp 512n xp 2 ) has been not only enjoyable but the ease of use has been great.I've reinstalled many components and after 2 systemwide meltdowns xp was a snap to reinstall w/out the cd.I'vegot my safetyware and optimizers and use the defrag weekly.Should this class action be of concern?Thank you all in advance.
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Hi there,

HP computers are fine and shouldn't cause you any worries. If you make the recovery discs like HP recommends, you are perfectly safe.

The reason people are doing this classaction against HP is because you are buying a liscensed Windows copy but don't get the CD... so your liscense of XP is basically stuck on that one hard drive. There is also a partition (I wouldn't really call it hidden) for recovery (in case your computer crashes). Some people don't like this as they would rather use this space for other things, but for the average user it is fine.

Hope this clears it up :tazz:
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