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Old 02-17-2010, 08:27 AM   #1
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Hello. I own a Dell Laptop (4-5 years old). The laptop is loaded up with viruses and spyware. I have reformatted it before twice, however I lost my discs! Is there anyway I can download the reformatting disc along with the drivers? I really need to do this today. Please and thank you!

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Old 02-17-2010, 09:40 AM   #2
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Not that I know of unless your friends have the disc. It's XP right? I thought XP was giving away SP3 or something like that, because Windows Updates automatically updated to SP3 for me on my laptop (which is about 3-4 years old)

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Old 02-17-2010, 10:56 AM   #3
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No. You need a XP install disk to reload it. As long as you still have a product number on you can probably *locate* the CD online *cough -- piratebay -- cough*.

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I want to slide in sideways, worn out, used up, hair a mess, clothes tattered, & screaming, "Whooo! What a ride!"
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