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Help i have a compaq presaio s5010nx want to put new hd in but don't have recovery cd and can't get any more. how can i get win xp on this system


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Burn a XP Installation CD/DVD and use the XP CD Key of your recovery Version. Note that you have a OEM Product so it could be that you need special drivers for your hardware that were integrated in your recovery installation.

Here is the support page of your System: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?lc=en&dlc=de&cc=ch&lang=de&product=363424&

Here you have the mainboard specification if you have to search for newest chipset drivers:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07845&lc=en&dlc=de&cc=ch&lang=de&product=363424

You can see there most parts of you Hardware:

Chipset:
Northbridge: 845GL
Southbridge: ICH4

Graphiccard: Intel Extrem Graphics
Is integrated in the Northbridge.

For this devices you can find drivers here: http://pixel01.cps.intel.com/support/chipsets/sb/CS-009236.htm

Soundcard: Is a Realtek AC97 derivat called Realtek ALC202A. You can find the newest drivers for this device here: http://www.realtek.com/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=23&PFid=23&Level=4&Conn=3&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false

Network interface controller: Realtek RTL8100

Heres the driver: http://www.realtek.com/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=14&PFid=6&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false


Just for clarification, if you lost your XP CD Key theres no way to install XP on your System legaly. You need to buy a new Windows XP licence!

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