Dell 1750 Inspiron new hard drive problem Tags: Hard Drives Dell Laptops Windows 7 Backup Inspiron Last response: April 2, 2013 5:10 AM in Windows 7 Share dscerpella April 1, 2013 1:29:31 PM The laptop didn't come with a Windows disk. We had scrupulously backed it up. Will these backups put Windows 7 on the new harddrive? More about : dell 1750 inspiron hard drive problem ronintexas a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 April 1, 2013 1:32:46 PM What did you use to back it up with? dscerpella April 1, 2013 1:35:48 PM We used the back up utility and created 3 disks Related resources problems with my Dell Inspiron 1750 - Forum Dell Inspiron 1720 hard drive problem - Forum Dell INSPIRON 1750 Problem - Forum installed new hard drive in dell inspiron with windows 7 looking for boot media - Forum Hard Drive Swap Boot problem Dell inspiron 1520 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dscerpella April 1, 2013 1:45:15 PM Is it commonplace now not to get an OS disk? What I was given to understand is that the OS now resides on a sector of the Harddrive that can never be reformatted. So when a reformat is done, the OS is reloaded from that sector. rgd1101 a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 April 1, 2013 1:47:34 PM yes, they usually come with a recovery partition where you can reinstall the OS without needing a DVD. dscerpella April 1, 2013 1:52:13 PM rgd1101 said:yes, they usually come with a recovery partition where you can reinstall the OS without needing a DVD. So what happens when you need to replace the entire Hardrive? Is the OS on the backup disks? One would think not. rgd1101 a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 April 1, 2013 1:59:40 PM If you did a system image backup. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/4241/how-to-create-a-sys... Jim_L9 April 2, 2013 5:10:36 AM Was it 3 DVDs? If so it will likely recover the PC to the state it was in when you purchased it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forumproblems with my Dell Inspiron 1750 ForumDell Inspiron 1720 replacement Hard Drive problem ForumDell Inspiron 620 cannot load Windows with new hard drive. ForumDell inspiron 1750 problems ForumHard Drive Installation Problem--Dell Inspiron 8200 Laptop ForumHard Drive Installation Problem--Dell Inspiron 8200 Laptop ForumDell Inspiron 600 Laptop wont recognize new Hard Drive ForumSolvedUnable To Dectect WD Blue Hard Drive In Dell Inspiron 1545 ForumSolvedReplacing Dell Inspiron 1420 Hard drive. What hard drive do I need? ForumSolvedhard-disk drive failure on dell inspiron 530s Forumi am needing to download a recovery disk for a dell inspiron 1750 laptop ForumSolvedWhat kind of hard drive goes into a Dell Inspiron 9300 PP14L laptop? ForumI have a dell inspiron 1545. the hard drive will not boot. can I transfer what I have on the internal hard drive(bad) to my ot ForumSolvedDell Inspiron 580 Hard Drive replacement ForumI have a Samsung HM320JI/D in my Dell Inspiron. This hard drive has flat vertical pins that snap into the connector. Are the More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !