Re: Satellite C850 - replacement HARD drive dead, install OS

I have a Toshiba Satellite C850 with a completely dead hard drive. I have no Win 7 DVD but I don't have the product key.
Where should I go from here?



If you have a valid key, you can download the iso file of Windows 7 from Microsoft.
This image file can be burned to a disc.
Then you can use this disk to install the Windows 7 and activate with valid key.

But be careful: If you mean the serial key which is located at the bottom of the device, you would know that those keys cannot be used for activation of Win 7. Its key OEM belonging to Toshiba preinstalled image. I guess that it will not work.

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