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Computer crash I bought a computer from a yard sale and i need to re-install windows but can't afford the CD. Is there a way to download from the internet. I have the registation code for windows.

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Try Ubuntu, its free

You would have to call the PC's manufacturer and pay money for them to send you a recovery CD - Otherwise, a local PC shop may let you install XP using a CD of theirs and using your Product Key.


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