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 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 ForumFormated my disc and re-installed windows. Any help on recovery??? ForumSolvedNew build, bios recognizes dvd drive/HDD but not windows 7 disc ForumSolvedTrying to install a new hdd from recovery drive, windows 8 ForumInstall windows xp recovery disc from flash drive ForumSolvedNew PC Build Fresh Windows 8 OEM Install Screen Flickering and Resetting ForumWindows not listed in Recovery Mode on Install Disc ForumRe-installing Acer recovery discs on a repaired PC ForumSolvedNew PC setup requires Windows installing? ForumSolvedproblems with a new custom build pc when instaling windows 7 pro ForumSolvedWill installing Ubuntu 13.10 ruin Windows (BTW I am not a newbie, i am just not sure cuz my pc is new..) ForumCan I install windows 7 Upgrade disc on new ssd from current activated windows 7 on hdd ForumSolvedWindows 7 Upgrade disc for new build ForumSolvedBest choice for installing WIN 8 on new pc build? ForumSolvedTrouble Installing Windows 8 on New Build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !