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Hi barbgro,

THIS link from Wikipedia should give you an overview about recovery discs. If you have Vista installed, take a look at THIS thread as well..

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A recovery disc is a general term for media containing a backup of the original factory condition or favored condition of a computer as configured by an original equipment manufacturer . OEM supplied recovery media is commonly shipped with most modern computers to allow the user to reformat the hard drive and reinstall the operating system and pre-loaded software as it was when it was shipped.

Recovery has the experience to help you recover your important data

With Recovery Media Disc u can Restore a system from a crash or recover systems.

there are so many third party software which can make Recovey media disc of your operating system like windows-xp.

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