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Recovery disks i have a gateway laptop cx200s. I bought it about 3 years ago. I have never had any problems with it an now all of a sudden problem galore. I went to restore my hard drive only to find out that the original disks are no good. I contacted gateway but they only gave me a list of drivers to down load an burn. I want to know how can i get recovery disks. I figured out the list they gave me is incomplete. They told me they knew it was a problem an they replaced the disk up to 2 years a

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Won't they sell you a set of disks for a minimal fee?
There are methods for creating slipstreamed recovery disks, (see here and here) using downloads of your OS from MS and burning them in combination with your original recovery disk, which creates an up to date installation of your os, but without knowing what the issues were with the original disks, I couldn't say whether this might work.
If drivers are the only issue, check here.
Also, if you're on vista, see here

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