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fred_fish
19-07-2015, 05:39 PM
Dell XPS circa 2008 with Vista Ultimate COA.

Owner is of advancing years and has extreme (medical grade) dificulty coping with anything new (or even desktop icons moving to an unfamiliar position).

HDD is toast, taking recovery partition with it.

Ideally, would like to reinstall Vista and restore data from backup, but no Vista disk or image ...

Any suggestions for a legitimate (or at least safe) source?

Have mailed Dell, but not expecting much help gven the forum posts I've read.

Driftwood
19-07-2015, 05:44 PM
Used HD from Trademe.
Vista Iso.
Youv'e got a COA.

fred_fish
19-07-2015, 05:55 PM
Got a new HDD, it's the ISO i'm missing.

wainuitech
19-07-2015, 06:19 PM
Fred, check your PM's :)