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Compaq Presario CQ57-400 Notebook PC series
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

SO MY HARD DRIVE DIED. REPLACED IT EASY PEASY, BUT NOTICED THAT THERE WAS NO RECOVERY DISC WITH MY ORIGINAL PACKAGING.  ODDLY ENOUGH CAN'T FIN A LINK ON HP'S SITE EITHER.  CAN ANYONE CLUE ME IN WHERE TO FIND A USEABLE COPY OF THE WINDOWS 7 ISO IMAGE (DISC, DOWNLOAD, OR USB)?

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HI.

 

 

What version of windows 7 are you looking for? .. Although you should know that the best option is to buy the recovery discs of your computer, as well as a license since the previous OEM, is one activation.

 

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HOME PREMIUM 64-BIT, IF PURCHASING NEW IS A BETTER OPTION, WHY DO THEY WASTE TIME W/ ACTIVATION KEY TO BEGIN WITH?

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 That question is difficult, the original installations are pre-installed, you must do it if you buy one thing or another.

 

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Hi, @ANGRIFIED

 

Unfortunately, Microsoft does not allow for the download of W7 OEM operating systems.

 

They only allow for the downloading of W7 if you have a W7 retail product key.

 

If you live in the USA, this non-HP vendor may have a set of W7 recovery disks for your model, but you will need to enter the exact model number or product number of your notebook in the search window.

 

The product number can normally be found on the same label as the serial number.

 

http://www.computersurgeons.com/

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THANK YOU WILL HAVE A LOOK.

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You're very welcome.

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