Reformatting?

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Aug 3, 2009

Reformatting? by MarsXTC at 6:14 PM (648 Views / 0 Likes) 4 replies

  1. MarsXTC
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    Newcomer MarsXTC Advanced Member

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    So, I just found my product key with keyfinder, And Im just wondering If I download like a CD On a bay, Would it work with my product key? THeres this other guy that says that the CD and the product key has a connection so it probably wont work.
     
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    It depends on what operating system you have and who made the computer. If it's from the likes of Dell you may need to get the OEM version of the install cd.

    More info would be needed to give you a sure answer.
     
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    OEM? And it is dell.
     
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    Easiest way is to find the dell install disk for your operating system then. A normal windows cd won't activate with your product key.

    Sometimes Dell systems have a recovery partition where you can restore the operating system to factory default also.
     
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    D: , Im in so much trouble.
     

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