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RECOVERY DISC ALONG WITH UP GRADE IF POSSIBLE

COMPAQ WINDOWS XP HOME EDITION.
UPGRADED 3 YEARS AGO TO 186 HARD DRIVE....LOST ABILITLY TO BURN CDS...ETC.
NOW DUED TO MY OWN MISTAKE COMPUTER FROZE UP....NOW 186 HARD DRIVE IS CLEAN AND EMPTY.AND READY FOR RECOVERY DISC

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If you dont have the recovery disc for your computer, you will need to purchase a new windows installer, ones it is installed just download the drivers from the manufacturer website.

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Where can i locate reboot disc hp compaq presario 2023wm .


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/contacthp?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&os=2093&product=3292430

Use the above link , and chat online with a customer service rep, give them your compaq model information along with the correct operating system and they can send you one to your home. Hope this helps. Otherwise just format the hard drive and reinstall the operating system again, just make sure you have a good copy of windows xp or vista before you format the hard drive.

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I lost my windows xp disc, get new one?


yes, your more than likely running hp home edition. so what you need to do is find someone with a xp home edition OEM software. you will install the software with that key and then when you have to register the software what you do is go to the telephone option then click change product key and use the key that is on your computer. it will update and then register it

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Lost factory disks for my Compaq Persario sr1103wm know were I could get a new one?


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Most package systems like that will partition the hard drive and place the recovery image on the smaller partition of the drive. I don't know about this specific system/model, but I'd bet that is the case, and explains why you have no Recovery CD. Now, you need to understand that if you restore that image, it will be what the system had in place when you bought it two years ago. So, BACK UP YOUR DATA!! You will lose everything you have done for the last two years.

Now, having upgraded to Vista, there is no way to downgrade from Vista and end up with the XP you had before. You're going to have to format and start over. Did your computer come with a CD that allows you to boot and access the recovery partition on your hard drive?

Normally on systems like yours, you are prompted to create a restore disk when you first fire the system up. Did that happen with you? Did you create one?

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