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Hello again
some one has kindly lent me a boot disk
i have run it and it loads on my laptop
if you have the time could you run thorw what i need to do to wipe my lap top. and any drivers i will need to download. can i download them via my home pc on to cd then load them on the laptop?
thanks for your help

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