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Lost restore CD

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Well, I don't really know too much about computers.

At all.

But, anyway, my friend (even less knowledge then me) lost her restore CD/s.

Wants to reboot her comp, doesn't know how.

Wants me to find out how, and I know there at least a few people on this site that are very skilled with computers...and all that shit.

I don't know if you need it, but the info I got about her computer is:

eMachines T2542 Intel (R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.50GHz
2.49 GHz, 256 MB of RAM, Windows XP

Sounds really shitty...

If anyone needs more specific information, I can find it out.

I don't even know if it's possible or if she has to send away to the company to get them or something. I sent an email to emachines like a week ago, but still havn't got a response.

Any knowledge anyone has of this would be very appreciated.
 
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Rush~ said:
Well, I don't really know too much about computers.

At all.

But, anyway, my friend (even less knowledge then me) lost her restore CD/s.

Wants to reboot her comp, doesn't know how.

Wants me to find out how, and I know there at least a few people on this site that are very skilled with computers...and all that shit.

I don't know if you need it, but the info I got about her computer is:

eMachines T2542 Intel (R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.50GHz
2.49 GHz, 256 MB of RAM, Windows XP

Sounds really shitty...

If anyone needs more specific information, I can find it out.

I don't even know if it's possible or if she has to send away to the company to get them or something. I sent an email to emachines like a week ago, but still havn't got a response.

Any knowledge anyone has of this would be very appreciated.
Officially, your 'friend' needs to contact IBM to get a restore CD for her eMachine. It came with an OEM installation of WinXP (probably) and you (they) should not have a problem getting the company to send you a 'restore' disk as long as you can supply the serial number and/or tag number of the machine.
 

Jung

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You really only have three choices.

1) Wait for the manufacturer to send you a replacement.
2) Find an OEM (Dell or something other) CD on Ebay for under $10.
3) Pay the $100 retail price for a non-OEM copy of Windows XP
 

TwisT

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Rush~ said:
Well, I don't really know too much about computers.

At all.

But, anyway, my friend (even less knowledge then me) lost her restore CD/s.

Wants to reboot her comp, doesn't know how.

Wants me to find out how, and I know there at least a few people on this site that are very skilled with computers...and all that shit.

I don't know if you need it, but the info I got about her computer is:

eMachines T2542 Intel (R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.50GHz
2.49 GHz, 256 MB of RAM, Windows XP

Sounds really shitty...

If anyone needs more specific information, I can find it out.

I don't even know if it's possible or if she has to send away to the company to get them or something. I sent an email to emachines like a week ago, but still havn't got a response.

Any knowledge anyone has of this would be very appreciated.
I will tell you only if you promise me your gettin a piece out of the deal!!!