No disk Vista installation - bad/missing file on reboot prevents the go mode without installation disc required

Is it possible to get an installation disk of Vista download image/content.  I have a valid code of MS for Vista, but there was no installation disc provided with the computer at the time of purchase (without recovery disc either).  An installation disc is required to restart the computer to restore startup files that have been corrupted or damaged in case of overheating of the CPU.


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