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Are "Repair Disc's" the same thing as "Recovery Disc's" ???

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Hello

 

I'm wanting to  complete a factory restore (reinstall operating systems, app's and personal doc's) to clean & freshen-up my desktop computer. 

 

With that in mind, I went to create a set of recovery disks (with original factory software) and was told I've made a set of disc's in the past. 

 

The system only lets you make one copy. 

 

The only disc's I can locate are labled "reapair" ... are these the same as "recovery"  ???

 

Any constructive feedback would be appreciated.

 

Blessings

 

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Xtcsdp, welcome to the forum.

 

If you made the disks you may have labled them as Repairs disks.  However, I believe that they are your Reocovery disks.  Your best option is to give them a try to see what happens.  You will not hurt anything.

 

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Thanks Old Geekster for your timely response.

 

The only thing I'm concerned about in the process of reloading the windows operating system is time, if the "repair" disc's don't have the info I require,  I'm stuck until I get a copy of the factory installed software; which I think I can order online.

 

Before having to place an order for something I may have.... I was hoping someone would be able to definitely confirm whether the repair disc's are the same as the recovery disc's?!?!

 

BTW... I labled the 5 "repair" DVD's as I was told by the instructions while completing the task of making them.

 

So, yes they may be the same or contain the same information as the recovery disc's... so I'm hoping someone can confirm that for me.

 

Blessings,

 

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You are welcome.  Thank you for the additional information.

 

I am not aware of HP providing repairs disks for their computers.  This is why I believe that what you made are the Recovery disks.  As I said, you can try to use them and if they are not what you need, you can abort the process with no bad results.  I always test my Recovery disks in this manner to assure that they work.

 

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