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Where to find Dell reformat Disks for XP


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#1 EducatedGuess

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:46 PM

Hi, All.

I recently purchased a used Dell XP minitower model 8200 off CL and should probably reformat it. Should I just find the disks on EBAY or is there a good, reliable, online source?

Also, where does one get a free download of XP SP3 these days? It looks like MS no longer offers it.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:06 PM

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic146857.html/page__view__findpost__p__824914
The above link has still valid downloads for XP SP3 -

Dell XP CDs are rarer, but you may find them from Dell site or try a EBay site that has Dell CDs for sale -
Make sure of the delivery and try not to use "open" Visa / Mastercard details. Get one with a limit eg. $100 or $150 only that you can top up if required.
There are still scam sites on EBay, so protect yourself always -

Thank You -




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