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01-10-2009

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Where can I get a Vista Recovery DVD

2009-01-10, 14:43 PM

Hi all

 

A few months ago I bought a Thinkpad W500. (Model-No. 4062)

Now I want to re-install my whole Notebook, but I haven't got a Vista Recovery DVD (I have deleted the recovery-partition because I had set up a Vista 64bit).

The problem is, that I have only got a XP recovery CD, but no one for Vista..

My question: Where can I get a original Thinkpad Vista recovery DVD?

 

Thank you

 

Regards

Chris

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Re: Where can I get a Vista Recovery DVD

2009-01-10, 15:16 PM

sigmaws, welcome to the forum,

 

If you didn't make your own Vista recovery cds before deleting the recovery partition, you will need to contact service and request them to send you a set. The discs you receive will be for 32bit which was delivered with your W500.

 

Hope this helps

Andy  

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Re: Where can I get a Vista Recovery DVD

2009-02-09, 20:12 PM

I happened to create the Product Recovery media (on 3 DVDs) for the W500.

 

Will that include all the pre-loaded software that came with the laptop (including MS Office, Norton, ThinkVantage software, Roxio, etc.)?

 

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Re: Where can I get a Vista Recovery DVD

2009-02-09, 20:53 PM

It will restore everything to factory state with the exception of MS Office. This will have to be installed from disc. If you received an MLK (Media Less Kit) license, you can request discs from MS. The instructions are printed in the MLK.

 

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