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New Computers Didn't Come With Installation Discs
I'll be having words with Sony if I don't! You'll get a product key, that is certain. VxT06-11-2010, 03:01 PMAll laptops I've seen new recently don't come with a Windows Installation Disc. In the past, it was common to receive either a Windows installation CD or a set of restore CDs with a new computer. navigate here
In other words, you *may* get an actual windows oem dvd, but in my personal experience, those are rare to find nowadays (in laptops). Skyman74706-10-2010, 09:03 PMWell that's not very good. However, any software and drivers that were included with the computer will not be installed. Sony's site just says there's a battery, AC adapter, and a power cord in the box. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1779909/reinstall-windows-computer-disk.html
My Laptop Didn't Come With Windows 10 Cd
You'd probably be able to harass sony into giving you a legal download link for win7/help you get this computer working how you want. Here's the laptop I'll be getting if it's any help. (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sony-notebook-i3-330M-2-13GHz-Premium/dp/B00366U5NM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1276226304&sr=1-1) zezzex06-10-2010, 08:24 PMIn my experience, Dell includes a cd. Amun, I hope you're right that I get a product key. HP does not.
Some Acer laptops i set up recently even offer to split your drive into 2 partitions on initial setup (you can chose the sizes for C: and D: drives) Out of Amun06-10-2010, 08:34 PMThey should come with an OEM disk of windows, but you might get "lucky" and get a bootable disk with a disk image of the drive as it was Recovery CD's which do the same thing as the recovery partition. Windows 7 Installation Disc Download Free They don't give you a Windows disk in my experience with Sony, HP, and Gateway, but if you need to reformat they give you either 1.
mbordelon206-11-2010, 02:57 PMAll laptop manufacturers have to provide you with the discs for all FULL programs installed on your new laptop...BUT ONLY IF YOU REQUEST IT. Was this page useful? You have to contact technical support, give them your serial number and it will run you usually $25-$35 USD. http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/170914-clean-install-windows-7-w-out-disc-new-computer-didnt-come-w.html Buy the laptop and contact the manufacturer.
Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Hardware and Operating Systems > Do new laptops come with installation disc? Windows 10 Installation Disc Depending on the speed of the CD-Rewritable or DVD-Writer drive, the process could take up to an hour or two to complete. These CDs would allow you to install Windows again or completely restore the computer back to how it was at the time of purchase. Amun, I hope you're right that I get a product key.
My Laptop Didn't Come With A Windows 7 Disk
borg_7_of_906-10-2010, 09:06 PMMy last Toshiba didn't have a disc but it prompted to make ya own :( about 6 month's ago! https://askleo.com/i_dont_have_installation_media_for_windows_what_if_i_need_it/ hachach06-11-2010, 03:07 PMWell I just bought a hp laptop. My Laptop Didn't Come With Windows 10 Cd If the hard drive fails and a new hard drive is needed, the recovery discs are the only way to restore the computer back to its original software configuration. How Do I Restore Windows If I've Lost My Restore Cd When accessed, the user can initiate the restore process and restore the computer to how it was when the first purchased the computer.
Amun06-10-2010, 10:36 PMYou'll get a product key, that is certain. This key can be used with the Microsoft OEM Windows discs, but they don't have to include them. Instead, the restore CDs were "built-in" to the computer. I'd like to do a bit of partitioning and dual booting and general reformatting. Installation Media For Windows 10
Skip to Main Content Search Help Tips Dictionary History Forums Contact You are here: Help > Operating System > Microsoft Windows Help Why does my computer not come with a Windows F11 was the most common of those three keys, used by many manufacturers as the standard method of accessing the restore partition. sux TheMG06-10-2010, 09:25 PMWell that's not very good. his comment is here Midnight_Today06-10-2010, 08:21 PMI'll be getting a new laptop for the next academic year and I'd like to know if new laptops come with the actual Windows disc?
PDA View Full Version : Do new laptops come with installation disc? Dell Recovery Disk or 2. Do they not expect customers will eventually need to reformat?
Or better yet, a user doesn't burn a disc, the recovery partition on their hard drive gets wiped or corrupted or hard drive fails, user ends up sending laptop in for
Fatimmortal06-11-2010, 04:42 AMOut of the 3 laptops that I ever bought, none of them had any form of disks other than some pdf manuals on a CD. Dells generally come with recovery discs, most others (Acer/Lenovo etc.) give you the option to create a recovery disc when you first use the laptop. Although you might need to use a special activation key once you get it working since it's an OEM version. Windows 10 Recovery Disk Amun, I hope you're right that I get a product key.
Like I said, if you have the product key, you should be able to simply grab a windows 7 .iso file off the net and install it without a problem... I'll be having words with Sony if I don't! Since Windows XP, computer manufacturers no longer include a Windows installation or restore CDs with new computers. Midnight_Today06-10-2010, 08:57 PMWell that's not very good.
The most common keys used to access the restore partition are F8, F10 and F11. No shipping either.
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