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how i can install when my HP system recovery will not work in same drive? RRS feed

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  • i have HP pavillion with XP home.should i try Vista on my 'C' drive?if i run .exe on 'C', will xp rewrite? or still will i be able to use my system recovery in my PC again? 

    pls note i have 2 drives.D drive is HPs system recovery.i can't break to make a partition.if i do this i will not be able to use my system recovery any more.

    Tuesday, June 20, 2006 10:09 AM

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  • if your hp is anything like my dell then you'l loose your system recovery function also xp and you wont be able to restore it back to xp, i've had all sorts of problems, but eventually i contacted dell and there sending me the actual system recovery cd so i'll be able to restore my comp back to the way it was.

    from what i can gather thought the best way to install vista is a fresh install, dont upgrade, and only install it if you dont rely on the comp you have for day to day work purposes.

    Tuesday, June 20, 2006 11:24 AM