recovery discs

  dippydon 21:32 22 Jan 2008
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hi:
i have new hp/compaq laptop with windows vista.
'hp recommends that you create recovery discs to be sure......etc'
what type of blank media discs do i need to buy please.thanks

  iscanut 21:35 22 Jan 2008

I would use good old plain and simple CD-R and take a couple of copies now and secure them safekly away.

  dippydon 23:16 22 Jan 2008

thanks.
i honestly didnt know.

  Pineman100 19:00 23 Jan 2008

I agree with Nuts. Just *don't* use rewritables (RW). They can be temperamental. And above all you want your recovery disks to be reliable.

  skidzy 21:14 23 Jan 2008

Just to add here;

I assume the lappy has a dvd rw drive,if so ...create the recovery disc on a dvd-r as opposed to possibly 6 cd-r's.

  dippydon 21:41 23 Jan 2008

ah.....yes it does have a dvd rw drive.cheers

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