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My laptop fell and the hdd went out...toshiba satallite a215s7422
\015 My laptop fell and the hdd went out so i put a used fujitsu hdd in and now it wont complete the restore from cds. then how can i format the hdd if it wont read the factory cds\015
You cannot recover the OS.But you can install the OS with your original license and after that go to there website to download the drivers.
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