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Lost my reinstall CD

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Elsterap, Apr 29, 2009.

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  1. Elsterap

    Elsterap Thread Starter

    Dec 3, 2005
    I want to reinstall my Laptop as it is starting to run slow after years of bad practice on it!
    Anyways, i don't really know how to get them, i have a genuine version of Vista installed (it came with it when i bought it from PC World)

    Anyone know where i can get another reinstall CD from that will still mean i have a genuine copy of Vista?

    Its a HP Compaq, on the bottom it calls it a Presario F500. And a litle lower from that it says: F504eu. Need any more info let me know.

    Is it anything to do with this page?

    Thanks in advanced
  2. fgdn17


    Dec 2, 2008
    Recovering from the partition on the hard drive​
    You can perform a recovery from the partition on the hard drive from either the Start button or ​
    To restore the system from the partition, follow these steps:​

    1. ​
    Access Recovery Manager in either of the following ways:​

    ● ​
    Select Start > All Programs > Recovery Manager > Recovery Manager.​

    ● ​
    Restart the computer and press f11 while the &#8220;Press <F11> for recovery&#8221; message is displayed
    on the screen. Then select Recovery Manager.
    Recovery Manager opens.​

    2. ​
    Click Advanced Options.​

    3. ​
    Click System recovery, and then click Next.​

    4. ​
    Follow the on-screen instructions.​

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