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  • malgorzatahl Oct 12, 2008

    Hi Joed911. My tries of using recovery cds and Winxp didn`t give result. My drive doesn't want to read  any Dvd any many of CdR/RW. It`s got own intelligance and it`s up to it what is going to be read :-) I`m affraid the first thing i`ve got to do is get a new drive. Thank you for your help.


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Do you have the recovery cd's. If so boot from the recovery cd#1 and follow the prompt to format and install your OS.
If you don't have the recovery cd's, You can use a WinXP cd if your license is on a sticker on your computer.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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