Download copy of Windows Vista

  mike1967 12:39 04 Jun 2010


Need to download a copy of Vista for my laptop as everything seems to have gone corrupt, and I can't find the recovery discs for my laptop

Before anyone says anything I do have a valid product key so not doing anything illegal


  birdface 13:04 04 Jun 2010

Have you not got a friend or neighbor who can lend you one.
It will work Ok as long as you have your own keycode.

All depends how old the laptop is but some have a recovery on them by pressing either F10 or F11 at start up.
It will then set it back to its original state.

  mike1967 13:12 04 Jun 2010

Well asking work friends etc was next port of call

  Terry Brown 14:48 04 Jun 2010

I do not know if this will solve your problem as this is a trial version, but as you have a licence, it should give you the option to enter it to make a full version
click here

  Strawballs 17:39 04 Jun 2010

Some laptops have the access to restore via F8 and it is at the bottom of the list under last known good configureation

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