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Old 03-24-2007, 02:06 PM   #1
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Default reformatting without windows installation cd

i'd like to reformat the harddrive on my computer but the manufacturer didn't include the windows installation cd. is it still possible for me to reformat and reinstall windows? thanks

edit: would it be possible to download a pirated copy and use my key thats on the back of the computer?
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Old 03-24-2007, 02:25 PM   #2
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Default Re: reformatting without windows installation cd

1) yes, you can do a restore from the boot up option if you have a restore option at the beganing of the bios option. if you have a newer computer there should be a F10 or F2 option to get into the restore partition.
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Default Re: reformatting without windows installation cd

You dont have like a pc recovery that came with the PC?? Usually they come with some sort of software to set it up like new.
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