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Need to format a display computer

I just purchased the last of a particular computer in stock at my local best buy. Unfortunately, it's the display computer, and it won't let me format the C: drive or access the recovery drive. How would I go about removing everything from the computer?

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  • Greenish Apr 09, 2008

    Unfortunately, it did not come with a recovery disk, and when I asked the salesman about it, he said "Oh don't worry you won't need that." I do have the product key on the back of the machine, but I can't seem to do anything with it.


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Did you get a recovery CD along with the computer or is there an option to burn the contents of the recovery partition in the start menu?

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  • William Rodriguez
    William Rodriguez Apr 09, 2008

    How long has it been? Geek squad will cover you for a month after the purchase, even if it is a display computer.


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