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No CD provided: How do I Re-Install Win 7 on Pavilion dv7 6c43cl

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Greetings,
Newbie here on the HP forums.

My hard drive crashed (HP Pavilion dv7computer purchased at Costco on Feb. 19, 2012; now out of warranty).  I replaced crashed hard drive with SSD (solid state hard drive).  

Windows 7 was pre-installed on the original HD. However, no CD came with the computer.  Win 7 and user manual were loaded on the original HD which crashed and I cannot access. 
I went to a local computer repair place recommended by a friend, which sold me the new SSD hard drive and provided a copy of Win 7 Professional which  I installed using the genuine original Win 7 product key on my computer.  
The "new" Win 7 Pro loaded OK.  However, all the graphics and appearances of the windows content is distorted (wider) and operates differently than the original Win 7 that came with the computer.  This is a crucial element, since I work with photo editing for my professional photography business (just starting out) and the images must appear without distortion.

Is there a link where I can find out the original version of Win 7 orginally pre-loaded with this computer (I believe it was the home [?] edition) and where I  can download this?  I've spent nearly a week contacting various places and searching this forum, however, I could not find the answer to my inquiry.  Your help would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you very much. God bless you.

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Hi,

 

It si too late now therfore you can use the following option:

 

           http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07143

 

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Hi Banhien,

Thank you for your prompt recply.  I will check out the link you kindly provided containing the recovery options at HP.

God bless you, and thanks for your time.

 

 

 

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Greetings again,

 

I went to the link you kindly provided.
It lists various options for HD recovery.  
Since I cannot access Win 7 on the crashed disk and no CD came with the computer, I see there is an option to order (for a fee) the
"DVD - Windows 7 64b SP1 + Supp 2 Recovery Kit

System Recovery Kit for Consumer Notebook (3 Discs)".

Would this restore my computer to the original Windows 7 operating system functionality?

And, would this have features in addition to the "free" software and drivers on that link?

 

Also, I am wondering if there is a money-back guarantee on the recovery kit, in the event it does not work properly.

Thank you again for your time and assistance.  Blessings.

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Hi,

 

The kit is for your machine, it will bring your machine back to day 1.  For Software, please check the list at the bottom of the following link:

 

            http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c03129247

 

For money back, please talk with the place when you order the kit. I don't work for HP and that store. I think they may send you a new set.

 

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