Recovery CDs

  ened 18:20 27 Jun 2004

Just a thought - some years ago I purchased a machine which only came with a recovery CD. It was running Win98 and there came a time when I wanted to use the installation disc. I got round this then by borrowing a friends original.
Just now I needed to repair IE (XPpro) by following the instructions from: click here.
How would one of the many people on this forum and beyond have been able to perform this task without the disc.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:58 27 Jun 2004

I've always found the best way to repair IE is to get a CD with it on (cover disk, magazine) and re-install it over the top of the old one. Choose 'custom install' and tick verything EXCEPT 'media player' and 'languages'.


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