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DUH! I lost my startup disk.

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by RufusMcGufus, Jul 28, 2012.

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  1. RufusMcGufus

    RufusMcGufus Thread Starter

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    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.
     
  2. mtzlplex

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    A little more info would be nice. Exactly what problems are you having, and what are you trying to accomplish?
     
  3. flavallee

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    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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  4. mtzlplex

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    Can you access the recovery partition?
     
  5. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    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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  6. V3ct0r

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    +1. The recovery discs are not downloadable. You have to buy one from HP.


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  7. RufusMcGufus

    RufusMcGufus Thread Starter

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    Flavalee, thanks for that info. That's what Ill do.

    PROBLEM SOLVED!
     
  8. flavallee

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    You're welcome. :)

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