Need a Toshiba Satellite A75-S229 recovery cd

Posted on 2006-03-31
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I have a Toshiba Satellite A75-S229, and can't find my recovery cd.
Does anyone know where I can download one, or can post one for me.
Toshiba doesn't offer one on their web site.
Question by:GaryHoff
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    Accepted Solution

    If you don't have the recoveryCD, Toshiba will not provide one for you.
    You will have to do a manual recovery using a retail XP disc. You will have to download all the necessary utilities an drivers for this laptop from toshiba.

    The reason why they don't provide a recovery cd after the fact is due to the bundled software from secondary software suppliers. These software suppliers won't allow a second copy of there software to be sent out in this fashion.

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    Author Comment

    I was hoping someone would offer a copy of theirs, no such luck.
    Thanks anyway.
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    Expert Comment

    The retail xp route isn't so hard, it will install just fine on a toshiba as I've done it quite a few times. Downloading the utilities is very easy from Toshiba, if you need them. for the most part I only download the power utilities for battery saving and such.
    The issue with copying and distributing here on EE is a very touchy, I doubt if anyone would openly offer to do this as it infringes all kinds of copyrights. Your best bet may be Ebay.

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