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Old 04-25-2004, 10:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Restore CDs

You know those restore discs that comp with a store bought computer? What do they do? My friend said that they were OS CDs. Could the CD be used like a regular OS cd, or is it only meant for that certain computer?

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Old 04-26-2004, 03:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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a restore CD usually either has an image of the operating system volume on it or is used to read the image off a hidden partition on hard disk. after the image is restored your OS and softwares are restored to factory condition. i made a poll whether i should make a "how to make restore CD" in the tutorial section....let me check back on that thread......
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