XP recovery/reinstall

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by plowe, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. plowe

    plowe MDL Novice

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    Hiya,

    I have a philips laptop, that shipped with windovs vista preinstalled. It had recovery discs with it, but i have unfortunately lost them.

    i have since re-installed vista, using an oem disc i purchased from a shop.

    the laptop works, and i have installed all drivers etc...

    i had to do the telephone activation. but all is well.

    what i would like to do though, is build an oem dvd, with all the drivers (guess i can use vlite for that part) that will activate (offline)? i.e make my own version of the recovery disc.

    is this possible, and can someone kindly point out the steps i would need to follow.

    TIA
     
  2. urie

    urie Moderator
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    #2 urie, Nov 3, 2009
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    Looking through the vista OEM SLP keys i don't see a Philips one,:( So i don't think it is possible without a bios mod. If you don't want to do that you could use tool posted here Auto-Activating DVD Kit Remake by Sam
    Other option would be to do clean install with all your drivers activate also download updates then make a bootabe acronis image
     
  3. plowe

    plowe MDL Novice

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    #3 plowe, Nov 3, 2009
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    well philips is a DSGRETAIL brand, maybe that is why it is not in SLP ?
     
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