Newuser2357 12:41 11 Nov 2004

i have just ordered a new pc package from tiny running windows xp.it does not come with a recovery cd unless i pay an extra £30.so do i really need one if so is £30 a reasonable amount
cheers paul

  MichelleC 13:42 11 Nov 2004

With a recovery disc you won't be able to fix much should xp go pearshaped. A recovery disc will format and link to hidden partition to reset to factory settings but all data will be lost. A lot of fixes can be done with sfc or 'repair' but you need a full xp disc for latter.

  Newuser2357 14:47 11 Nov 2004

30 quid it is then,doh!

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