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Old 12-09-2004, 09:31 AM   #1
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Hiya, i'm james and new to this board. I reeeeeeally need some advice. A mate of mine wants me to fix his machine he got from PC World (of all places!). He has a damaged HDD beyond repair and needs a new one. Here's my problem, can you still use the recovery disks that PC World provide on a brand new HDD?

Any information would be of great value!

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Old 12-09-2004, 10:09 AM   #2
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what has happend to the HDD will it not load what.
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what has happend to the HDD will it not load what.
Hi,

It's got a major disk error, can't get into the operating system, basically i know for a fact the HDD is f**ked! All i need really is an answer to the question i posted.

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Old 12-09-2004, 01:57 PM   #4
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The answer is yes, you can use the system restore disks on any hhd, as long as it is formatted correctly...usually NTFS is what you want for win xp versions.
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Yeah, as long as its on the same compter in basicness, then it will work.
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