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deleted recovery partitions

i have loptop that had window 8 preinstalled. recently i deleted my disk leaving. then i install a pirated window .yesterday my friend tell me that i can recover my hidden partition by some advance software. somehow with the help of ease us part recovery i am able to recover  a partition name PBR image , size approximately 7.9 GB. now my question is that can i able to install my original window from that partition or i can get the product key from that partition .please help me

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RE: deleted recovery partitions

Why did you install a pirated Windows?

What is the model of Dell and what edition came with it?

You should prepare to download a .iso here:


Then perform the clean install with a secure wipe with DBAN:


Dr Philip Yip
Tech Enthusiast and Author of the Unofficial Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide

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