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HP XT6200 problem!!!! no recovery disc even from hp!!

Hi I just bought a second hand laptop, hp xt6200, the previous owner didnt bother giving me any recovery discs. I didnt even know I needed them until I after I formatted my HDD and wanted to install e-diag tools for Hp. I phoned hp and they tld me that they have disconinued with my laptops recovery cd and will not be able to help me.

So thats the stroy...I have the laptop without any recovery discs, and no way of getting any! I have win xp pro.

I just want my laptop to be in a working condition with all its hardaware working and i want to be able to upgrade my bios and install other drivers... please can somebody help me!!!!! Please?!?!?!?! Anyone????

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  • pagiel330 Jul 27, 2009

    Hi

    Firstly thank you guys so much for your speedy reply!!! I really do appreciate it!!

    The links you guys sent me was for drivers, softwareand bios updates. Which will definelty help me!

    But the thing is I need to create a utility / recovery partition on my hard drive, to, for example upgrade bios or run e-diagtools...and well, hp told me that the only way of doing so was if the laptop has a utiliy / recovory partition and the only way of creating that partition is woth the recovery discs(which i dont have).

    Im at a point where i dont know what to do...Im not really a computer guru so i basically try to do things as far as i can do it. I live in a very small town and taking the laptop in to a professional will just be too much of a hassle and money! Its crazy how much they charge in smaller towns!

    Okey, thanks once agian and if you have any advice or idea of how to solve this problem Im all ears.
    thaks again.

    Page

  • pagiel330 Jul 27, 2009

    hi "mail2pvs" I tried to email you with the above comment but i got an email back saying your address doesnt exist...

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Hey, think i found the downloads site for u

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=82270&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=82268&swLang=8&taskId=135&swEnvOID=1093

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Hi there,

Here your laptop drivers link and bios update link

For Bios go to - http://hp.driversdown.com/hp-drivers-list/s_310_1.shtml

For other drivers go to - http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=82270&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=82268&swLang=8&taskId=135&swEnvOID=1093

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