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Hard drive failure. How do I install windows on new hard drive without a CD.

Hi

I want to replace the failing hard drive on my Windows 8 dell laptop.  

It did not come with a Windows CD.  Is it possible to install windows onto a replacement hard drive without a CD?

Thanks in advance for any replies.

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RE: Hard drive failure. How do I install windows on new hard drive without a CD.

You'll need to contact Dell to purchase a copy of the recovery media.

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