evesham laptops

  gazsulli 11:06 05 Jul 2010
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hi can any one help me with a evesham laptop i need a recovery disc for my laptop i tried to contact evesham direct but no joy any ideas where i can one from thank you

  onthelimit 11:42 05 Jul 2010

Evesham went under some years ago. Assuming it's XP and the sticker is still on the case, you just need to borrow a CD from someone. If stuck, they are regularly for sale on ebay.

  gazsulli 12:47 05 Jul 2010

it is vista home basic iv tried loading and i get athis message this computers hardware may not support booting to this disc,ensure that the disc,s controller is enabled in the computers bios menu,any advice will help me thank you

  onthelimit 14:12 05 Jul 2010

You could try tapping F8 on boot up. That may get you to a recovery option (if Vista was pre-loaded into a recovery partition).

  gazsulli 14:16 05 Jul 2010

the hard drive been formated it was full ov trojens ,i bought if for my daughter ,gutted now tho ,thank you anyway

  onthelimit 14:17 05 Jul 2010

P.S. If no recovery partition (and it may be F12 or some other key) the advice for XP applies, except you'll need a Vista disc from mate or ebay.

  gazsulli 14:19 05 Jul 2010

will try and get one now thank you

  Woolwell 14:25 05 Jul 2010

Did the Evesham come with any drivers on a disc (floppy even)? I suspect that you don't have a driver installed to run the drive to read the Vista disc.

  Woolwell 14:26 05 Jul 2010

I'm now puzzled - what did you mean in your earlier post "it is Vista home basic I've tried loading" - how and from what?

  gazsulli 14:35 05 Jul 2010

i bought a vista home ult,so if i buy home basic do you think that will work,

  onthelimit 14:36 05 Jul 2010

No, they have to be the same version.

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