RE: Installation Disk:
Thanks for the info. I contacted HP and you're right, it was about $15 to
order a set. I appreciate your help.
> Instalation disks for LapTops should be available from the LapTop
> manufacurer. For instance if it is a Dell LapTop, you should Contact Dell
> for the install / rebuild CD. Most (if not ALL) LapTops will have specific
> drivers and applications that are required for the LapTop to work properly
> even during the initicial install (like drive controler drivers) so they
> build CDs with all this stuff on it to make it "easier".
> Sometimes you have to pay a few dollars for the install CD (I think HP
> charges $15 for install CDs).
> **This is under the assumption that your LapTop was originaly purchansed
> with Vista. If it has XP on it when you bought it you will have to buy a
> copy of Vista and install it yourself (check with the LapTop manufacturer for
> "j-max" wrote:
> > I recently bought a laptop and it has no installation disk included for
> > Vista. Yes, I've backed everything up, but would still like to have an
> > installation disk -- as I prefer a clean install once every 18 months or so.
> > Is this something microsoft will provide at a cheap cost?