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Old 03-26-2005, 11:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i've got an hp computer running windows xp and an older ibm thinkpad also running windows xp. i lost the original disks for the thinkpad, and it has become screwed up pretty much beyond repair. my question is this: can i format the thinkpad and use the windows xp system restore disk i got with my hp? if this is possible, would i then have to dl all the necessary drivers, or could i also use the driver recovery disk that came with the hp? any help welcome.
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The HP cd might only be able to be used in your HP, but you can give it a try. Even if it does work, it has the drivers on it for the HP, not the IBM so you might have some conflicts, errors, etc.
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yea, thats what i was afraid of
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