no recovery disks with new pc

  elainey 10:59 01 Sep 2006
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Hi - just bought a new pc and I did not receive any recovery disks with it - should these come as standard? What do I do if i need to reinstall Windows?
If they should be standard, do i complain to PC world who sold me the pc, or Hewlett packard?

  De Marcus™ 11:12 01 Sep 2006

Which HP model?

  ArrGee 12:04 01 Sep 2006

Select your model number here, and all the device drivers can then be downloaded. Make sure you burn them to a disc for safe keeping.
click here

  dms05 12:44 01 Sep 2006

It's just possible you have your Recovery Image on an hidden partition on the HDD. What procedure does the manual advise for Recovery?

  Rossi#1 12:49 01 Sep 2006

HP put a recovery partition D on the hard drive and you can go into PC_Doc to create a recovery disc for emergencys.

  elainey 14:46 01 Sep 2006

got all the info I needed - turns out it has a partition and HP doesn't automatically provide discs with these - thank you everyone! These forums are a really excellent source of information, especially for newbies like me!

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