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Operating system I had my operating system on my m280e and had to put a new drive in. How do I get my original copy of xp pro tablet?

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Your restore disk set was a 3 disk set that came with the unit. You should have all of your drivers, applications, and your xp tablet pc OS on those disks. I can get you a disk set if you don't have it anymore but you would have to use your own legal cd key and activate it. You can contact me at mpcdrivers.com if you need more help, or post in our forum there.

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I've seen a Microsoft articl telling you how to do it, but it's really technical and complex. Here's the link to a google search I did, check out some of these articles.
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=transfer+windows+xp+to+new+hard+drive&aq=2&oq=transfer+windows+xp&aqi=g10

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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I would reinstall it as per the instructions from HP. as there may be drivers missing.
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If you have the original OS disks, you can boot to the CD drive and install a fresh copy of Windows XP. One of the steps will ask you if you want to keep the existing Operating system. If you decline and install the OS the next step will ask if you want to format using NTFS. This step will format the drive and then reinstall the OS.

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~er~ what do you wanna to say ? how to install new hard drive?

if yes,you can reference the article :Illustrated how to replace a laptop hard drive

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You should contact Toshiba service and order a recovery CD for that model. You can also install any Windows XP version, but it will not provide support for the tablet functionalities, which means that you will have a notebook that is not a tablet.

Note: Actually the original operating system is Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005: It is Win XP Pro + Tablet PC software.

I have heard that Vista provides support for Tablet functionalities, but you may still have to buy it from Toshiba because of the drivers for the specific hardware.

I installed Linux Ubuntu on a tablet. The latest version of Ubuntu provides some support for the wacom stylus pen, but not much else.

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