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Is the only way to get labtop oem Win xp from the manufacturer?

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by Veexe, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. Veexe

    Veexe Member

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    Hello,
    My Wifes notebook HDD died and I replacwed it out of warranty, Turns out toshiba charges $30 (for shipping and handleing) for a product they never shipped with the system to begin with. This is obviously the way things are. I need to know if i can obtain an OEM version that I can use her software key available rather then paying toshiba. For the time being I used my retail software and key on her system so she could work, I wont activate it because its in use on my desktop and need to have the original key used for her desktop.

    we paid for the oem version, there should be a way to D/L the software so I can properly install her os. any tips would help. otherwise I am going to have to pay toshiba twice for the oem disks.

    Thanks,
    Veexe
     
  2. attar

    attar Senior member

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    I installed Tiny XP on a PC when I didn't want to go re-endure the agony of the original installation.
    Of course it was utterly illegal and morally indefensible on my part.
     
  3. GryphB

    GryphB Regular member

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    Nevermind
     
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  4. scorpNZ

    scorpNZ Active member

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    You should be able to get a set of recovery discs from them for a nominal charge or not,does a local online auction site have any ? another option is if any local comp stores can reinstall for you most can using your key,then there's torrent sites perhaps a copy can be got there,however it will need to be for a toshiba computer,failing that use wga removal tool & install win 7 beta,it works great on my comp..lol..
     

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