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I cant find a recovery disk for my dell optiplex gx280. and dell is no longer creating them. I have no money so i cant buy one is there any place i could download it for free.

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The Dell restore/recovery disk itself is specific to your system model and specs. If this is lost, you may just use your regular OS CD to reinstall Windows and all the applications you need. The drivers for your system can always be downloaded through the Dell support web site.

Posted on Sep 01, 2010

  • joe_ferrante Sep 01, 2010

    I will give that a try. the system did not come with a windows disk so can i use any windows disk as long as it is the same version and sp #. I have a legit key it is on the computer.

    I have to try and do something though right.

    Joe

  • joe_ferrante Sep 01, 2010

    i am also a little surprised that with as many of these computers were sold there is not a copy of a system recovery disk anywhere.

    very disheartening

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