Equium A60-157 (PSA67E) - need recovery disk and AC adapter

Can Hi anyone help me please? I get an old work Equium A60-157, sorted to the backlight inverter but I would like to get a drive recovery if possible because it can have several system files on this subject I found on this site.

Certainly wants power! must get a more powerful adapter, as it is creaming my 4. 5 diet sometimes, but seems to be a good laptop.

Thank you very much David



> to get an if possible recovery disk

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