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Problem A year ago my desktop crashed, or so I believe... The message said that windows was not installed. I no longer have my start up discs .. how can i reinstall windows???

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    I dont have those anymore where can i get them????

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You will need a new windows installation disk..or a recovery disk..those come from hp.com

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Insert the restore or recovery disk and run the installation of the whole system again

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    Pablo Csaky Nov 21, 2008

    At any computer store

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