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Toshiba operating system disc

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a b $ Windows 7
September 16, 2010 5:33:49 PM

Hello,
How do I get my operating system disc?

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a b $ Windows 7
September 16, 2010 5:55:36 PM

Hi Phloyd - Many computers that come with OEM Windows 7 do not come with an OS installation disc. I believe you can purchase one from Toshiba. You should try contacting them.

As an alternative you can create a repair disc in Windows 7 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Create-a-sy... to have on hand in case you need it.

Hope this helps!

Cheers,
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
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September 17, 2010 4:30:27 PM

Tosibia normally provides a utility to create (1) a bootable DVD disk to "start" the repair or re-installation process and (2) will create multiple DVDs to do the restore from.

With win 7, I prefer cassandraf's approach. That is to use Windows 7 backup feature (also include in Vista bussiness and higher). As indicated by cassandraf you can create a bootable repair/restore DVD. However you need to also image your "C" drive (will also include that little 100 Meg system Partition. While the option allows placing the image to DVDs typically 3 to 5), HDD and thumbdrive I've had problems with doing them to DVDs (Could be that my DVD writes are all Blu-ray Rom/DVD-RW drives. Kept telling me I need a disk greater than 1 G - DAH DVDs are 4.3 gigs Also, even though My thumb drives are large enough (1 W/32 Gigs and 1 w/64 Gigs) it bulks at using a thumb drive. BUT works great with a USB HDD. I have one 2 1/2 in USB HDD dedicated to Image file backups (Use for 3 Desktops and two laptops).

I messed up my Win 7 64 Bit. I had made a image file to 2nd HDD. Booted from orignal Installation disk (the Bootable disk you would create would work also) and restored the file to my "C" drive - Booted right up, only lost a few emails that were received over the past month.
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