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Can i reboot vista?

Bought pc with vista home premium 32bit. got virus deleted d partiotion by mistake. no recovery disks!!!! can i buy stvista and reboot from a new version from cd?

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Yes, you should be able to, however, after you get it booted, you will have to visit the manufacturers website for specific downloads on drivers. It's just my opinion, but instead of reloading Vista, I would go back down to Win XP Pro.

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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