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28-Jul-2012, 12:47 PM #1
DUH! I lost my startup disk.
I've lost the startup disk that came with my HP m9515y desktop computer. I need one badly. Can somebody please point me to a website that handles that sort of thing? I went to HP support but upon entering my computer's modle number found that they no longer support it. Any assistance will be appreciated.
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28-Jul-2012, 01:49 PM #2
A little more info would be nice. Exactly what problems are you having, and what are you trying to accomplish?
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28-Jul-2012, 01:59 PM #3
Your computer appears to be a HP Pavilion Elite m9515y (NC695AA) desktop.

It was released in November 2008 and sold in the U.S.A. and Canada.

It came with Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) pre-installed.

If the recovery disc kit from HP is no longer available from here, you can purchase it from here for $27.00 plus shipping.

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28-Jul-2012, 02:39 PM #4
Can you access the recovery partition?
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28-Jul-2012, 02:43 PM #5
You still need the recovery disc kit.

If the hidden system recovery partition is damaged and you're unable to revert back to the original factory condition - or - if the hard drive goes bad in the future and needs to be replaced, you'll need it.

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28-Jul-2012, 02:45 PM #6
+1. The recovery discs are not downloadable. You have to buy one from HP.


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29-Jul-2012, 02:10 AM #7
Flavalee, thanks for that info. That's what Ill do.

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29-Jul-2012, 06:14 AM #8
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Flavalee, thanks for that info. That's what Ill do.

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