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08-08-2012 03:12 AM
My Pavillion G6 1031tx notebook's hard drive failed recently and was beyond repair/recovery. I had a new HDD fitted but it appears I'll need a copy of the recovery discs.
The HP website for Australia is completely useless with their links to required areas return 404 errors or lead me back to a previous page.
Anyone know where to find a suitable recovery disc?
08-08-2012 03:20 AM
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08-08-2012 06:05 AM
if you cannot obtain recovery disks for your notebook, you can make your own W7 installation disk if you can read the full MS product key on the bottom of your PC.
If you can read the 25 character Microsoft windows 7 product key, you can download plain Windows 7 ISO files to burn to a DVD for the version of windows that came installed on your PC, and that is listed on the Microsoft COA sticker on your PC's case.
Burn the ISO using the Burn as ISO option on your DVD burning program and burn at the slowest possible speed your program will allow. This will create a bootable DVD.
Use the 25 character product key on the PC to activate the installation.
The key will activate either a 32 or 64 bit installation.
Then go to the PC's support and driver page to install the drivers you need.
Link to the W7 ISO file downloads is below.