Installing Windows on new Pc Build VIA Recovery Disc Last response: June 15, 2013 1:13 PM in Systems Share Kevin Durant June 15, 2013 12:40:02 PM Could I use my friends windows 7 recovery disc (Dell XPS 8500) to install windows on a newly built pc Don't bump posts. - G More about : installing windows build recovery disc sizzling June 15, 2013 12:54:02 PM No g-unit1111 June 15, 2013 1:13:12 PM You can't, that serial number is married to the motherboard of your old PC. Not to mention the recovery disc of your old PC will contain the drivers to your PC, and that will cause some serious system instability. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumInstalling Windows on new Pc Build VIA Recovery Disc ForumSolvedwindows 8 "clean" install on a new SSD, using windows 7 from recovery disc ForumSolvedWindows 7 "not genuine" after installing recovery disc. Why? ForumSolvedNew build pc- windows xp 32 bit oem then windows 7 upgrade disc ForumI needed the cd to install win7 OS for the very first time on new build pc.....it start up well and I booted up from the disc, ForumCan't install Windows 7 onto new build via USB (formatted by Mac) ForumSolvedBIOS works but PC shuts down during installing Windows 8 - New Build ForumSolvedClean install with windows 8.1 oem disc on new ssd before formatting old hdd ForumInstalling Windows 7 without recovery disks on a new SSD ForumFormated my disc and re-installed windows. Any help on recovery??? ForumInstall windows xp recovery disc from flash drive ForumSolvedWindows 8 Installation to New Build Intel Based PC ForumSolvedNew build, bios recognizes dvd drive/HDD but not windows 7 disc ForumWindows not listed in Recovery Mode on Install Disc ForumSolvedTrying to install a new hdd from recovery drive, windows 8 ForumRe-installing Acer recovery discs on a repaired PC ForumSolvedNew PC Build Fresh Windows 8 OEM Install Screen Flickering and Resetting ForumNew PC Will Not Take Me Past Windows Error Recovery ForumSolvedproblems with a new custom build pc when instaling windows 7 pro ForumSolvedInstalling Windows 8 on new pc More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !