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I how to get new start up disc

I accidentally threw out the box for my new laptop ( purchased 6/12/08 ) and now have no start up disc. How can I get a new one ?

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You can go to Dell's site and order one, or you might be able to tell them the box was open at the store and it didn't have one with it, they may send you one at no charge.

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