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Old 07-17-2005, 11:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Windows XP came on my computer when I bought it from Dell. But I seem to have lost my CD. I have looked all over my apartment for the dang thing and can't find it. My computer is so junked up that I need to wipe the hard drive clean and do a fresh install of XP. Is there anything I can do to get a new CD? Or am I just SOL? I was wondering if there is any way to get a replacement copy of the CD from Windows or something ..... I don't know ... just asking.

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Old 07-17-2005, 11:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nope sorry I don't think so but your best bet is to get the serial number of your certificate of authenticity if you bought your PC and beg for a new one.
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Old 07-17-2005, 11:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah. I'm sure I will get a lot of help out of them :-) *lol* I actually still have my product key, I just can't find my CD.
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Old 07-17-2005, 11:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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do u have a recovery partition?
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Old 07-17-2005, 11:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I doubt that I have a recovery partition when I don't really know what that is! :-)
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Old 07-17-2005, 11:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If I know someone that has XP, can they just burn it for me? B/c I have my own product code. Would that work??
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Old 07-17-2005, 11:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well, being that that is piracy I don't recommend mentioning it here.
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Old 07-17-2005, 11:40 PM   #8 (permalink)
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How is that piracy? B/c I am not using thier product key. I am using my own. The individual CD is not linked to their key is it?

I thought the CD was just a general CD ..... and I have my own legitimate CD KEY ....
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Brandy, check your pm
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tsk tsk tsk big brother knows all.....
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