recovery disk

  ericmax 13:02 13 Feb 2003

this is awhat if question
i have an evesham pc so far everything is just fine,because of mistakes i made recently i had to use the recovery disk to reinstall xp no problem
with that it all went fine,
what i want to know is if my hd should decide to go belly up one day and i bought a new one would a recovery disk reinstall xp on a new hd
some say it will others say it will not can anyone tell me for sure.
thanks in advance.

  jazzypop 13:25 13 Feb 2003

My Evesham CD has been installed to 4 separate HDDs so far, with no problem.

The confusion probably arises because a 'recovery disk' is not a defined standard, and can vary from something that will only initiate a system restore from a hidden partition on a specific hard drive, to a full version of XP, to a full version with additional 'extras' from the system supplier. Evesham supply full versions of XP, to my knowledge.

I hasten to add that all four HDDs are mine, and were due to experimentation / testing. Only one version of XP was ever 'live', all on the same PC.

  Philip2 14:59 13 Feb 2003

Three words yes it would.

  ericmax 17:09 13 Feb 2003

thanks a lot sounds like good news if i ever have any future problems

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Dell XPS 13 9370 (2018) review

No need to scan sketches into your computer with Moleskine's new smart pen

WWDC history: Apple's product launches since 2005

Comment importer des contacts d’un iPhone à un autre iPhone ?