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Tryed replacing vista but it cant find my hard drive

\015 I got a virus and it wiped my hard drive clean and it deleted my operating system but i got it repair but i tryed to replace vista and it can't find my hard drive wat do i do ?\015

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If you are attempting to use your "System Recovery" or "System Restore" disk it is likely that the portion(s) of your hard drive containing files that this process may require have been erased.

In this case you only have a few options:

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  • Contact your manufacture and attempt to get a full install cd, which is often very unsucessful, but it depends on your manufacture.
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  • Contact Microsoft, let them know your situation and state that you have a Product Key and require a install cd. This to is not usually sucessful but its cheaper then the last option.
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  • Lastly, you can purchase Vista, or any version of Widows you wish to install on your machine.
I hope this has been of some help.
Let us know if you run into any bumps.

Good luck.


P.S.: Product Key is generally located on a tag on the side of your desktop/bottom of your laptop, or in the documentation that came with it.
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