Dell Restore Disc, Any PC?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Hustle910, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Hustle910

    Hustle910 MDL Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Hi, I remember with the Dell XP Restore CD it would Install on any PC, but I was wondering, is that the same with the Dell Windows Vista Restore DVD and Dell Windows 7 Restore DVD, will they install on any PC?

    Thank You
  2. FreeStyler

    FreeStyler MDL Guru

    Jun 23, 2007
    Basically yes, but even the XP restore CD would not activate on a non DELL system and you had to find other ways to activate it. Same counts for Vista and/or Windows 7 restore discs.
  3. Hustle910

    Hustle910 MDL Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    With the Dell Windows XP CD, when you go to activate it, all the user needs to do is change the CD-Key in the activation process and it would activate (over telephone) if memory serves me right, would that be the same with the Dell Vista and Dell 7 DVDs?

    The Daz Activator will also activate the Dell DVDs won't it?
  4. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
    Staff Member

    Nov 30, 2009
    Thats not right info... the dell xp cd is an oem:slp cd with dell slp key integrated in it. No need to enter any key for the user, but displays a nag "Activate now" if used in non-dell system. U need to supply proper oembios files by 911medic's tool to activate it or make a fresh one according to ur pc's present slp string.

    Yap, Daz's activator can activate that!! ;)
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