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 $ 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 1545 - Hard Drive Replacement problem - Forum Dell INSPIRON 1750 Problem - Forum problems with my Dell Inspiron 1750 - 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: ForumDell Inspiron 1720 hard drive problem ForumDell Inspiron 620 cannot load Windows with new hard drive. ForumDell Inspiron 1720 replacement Hard Drive problem ForumDell inspiron 1750 problems ForumDell Inspiron 600 Laptop wont recognize new Hard Drive ForumHard Drive Installation Problem--Dell Inspiron 8200 Laptop ForumHard Drive Installation Problem--Dell Inspiron 8200 Laptop ForumSolvedDell Inspiron 580 Hard Drive replacement ForumCPU Upgrade for Dell Inspiron 1750 Laptop? Forumhard-disk drive failure on dell inspiron 530s ForumDell 2405fpw 1920x1200 resolution problem! I recently installed a new hard drive Forumwill a Toshiba hard drive work in my Dell inspiron 1420 ForumWhat kind of hard drive goes into a Dell Inspiron 9300 PP14L laptop? ForumSolvedDell Inspiron 1000 laptop hard drive replaced ForumHard Drive selection help - Dell Inspiron 1545 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !