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  • Forum Thread: RE-install Win XP. Need disc for XPS 720. Possible to buy it from Dell?

    I need the reinstall disc as the original is lost. Do you think I could buy one from Dell? If not, what are the alternatives? Should I buy a fresh copy of XP from Dell? Just buy a retail generic copy of XP? The Symantec restore does not work nor any other restore method! PC new in 2007...
  • Forum Thread: Need reinstall disk - Warranty ran out

    Hello, In 2009, I bought a studio computer with Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. My warranty just expired, not too long ago, now my system is messed up, and I can't get a fix without a warranty. I can't figure out how to fix my system, and I can't just download a 64bit reinstall, because...
  • Forum Reply: Re: how to reinstall an OS on a Dell Mini without CD/DVD drives

    DELL-Larry R I'm not sure what exactly is needed to do this, but I have heard of numerous people that have done OS installs via USB key in the past. Most recently I have heard of it done specifically with the Mini 9, so you should be able to.
  • Forum Thread: OEM production key

    What is the different between the factory fitted OEM and OEM purchased from a local reseller ???? Thanks.
  • Forum Thread: if i want to reinstall the windows

    hello there can any body let me know what if i want to reinstall my windows.I have windows 7 installed on my computer but do not have the original windows cd but only have the windows key .the laptop is recently bought and can dell company help me reinstall windows again without cost because i have the...
  • Forum Thread: restoring computer off reinstallation cd

    Ive tried everything but for some reason my computer is not reconizing my dvd/cd drive. All I need to know is the comand to start the cd to open my reinstallation cd. I bought a computer which was supposed to b refurbished and I just realized that the reason it's not detecting the dvd/cd drive is...
  • Forum Thread: Unable to restore Vista to Inspiron 1720

    Hi, I am trying to restore my Inspiron 1720 via the CDs as there is no restore patrition on this particular laptop (CTRL+F11 doesn't work). I have the OS CD but not the resources/driver CD. Just after the OS restore CD asks for the country, keyboard etc during the install, a box pops up and says...