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Samsung x420 Where can I get a free copy of the recovery disc I need. I have had to replace my hard drive and I don't have the recovery disc.

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If you can't get one from samsung.com (Support section) then it won't be free. If you can't download it, then they'll either charge you or you will have to find an OS disc matching what you have and after running the install, punch in the product key on the bottom of the laptop for the OS, or purchase a new copy of Windows.

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The systems disc is for the drivers and utilities, and, yes, there should have been two discs with the machine. The A45 is new enough that it should have come with an XP disc, not 98. I believe there was a mix up and you have the wrong disc. If you can get the operating system to load with the recovery disc you have, then you can get the drivers at the link below. Some two disc sets will not load an operational system unless you have both discs. Since you were running XP before, I don't think you're going to be happy with 98. I'm going to suggest that you purchase an XP disc, or contact Toshiba, and let them know that the wrong disc came with the machine, they might send you the right disc. If you do have to purchase an XP disc, simply load the system, then go to the link bellow and download the drivers. If you need any further assistance, feel free to ask.

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if have a licence, reload the laptop and drivers are easy to get. samsung **** for support. most likey xp home or pro oem. you can use anyones xp disc as long as it matches your licence.
if you dont have alot to spend when loaded try open office save money buying office or pirated software and avira for protection the free version is rarther good,and malewarebytes for male ware.
just a few ideas!

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Just reinstall the operating system and forget about the recovery.

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