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Need to replace a dell hard drive. After I do that can I still use the dell recovery CDs to install windows on the new drive or do I need to buy windows or get another recovery type CD from Dell.?

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Hi!!
On the side of this unit - under Window XP label - there is a SERVICE TAG for EACH unit - use this number to fill in the box of:
http://supportapj.dell.com/support/downloads/index.aspx

then chose all drivers you need after install OS for new HDD.

Good luck !!!!

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If you can figure out how to remove the hdd, you can just use the restore discs to reinstall the OS using the windows key on the machine (usually a sticker on the side). You wouldn't need to rebuy a key.

Good luck getting that hdd out!  :)

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