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Recovery disks for my T42 (2373)

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Recovery disks for my T42 (2373)

#1 Post by Adequz » Sun Jun 04, 2017 4:09 pm

Hello,

Recently snagged a nice T42 for 20 euro, its in really good condition too, but missing its OS. For nostalgic reasons i would like to reinstall Windows XP on it, but im missing the recovery disks (i tried using the xp disks of a T61 wich i found online, but no success). Its the ATI model, has anyone some .ISO's laying around?
Mine: T410, T42, X20
Family: T460

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Re: Recovery disks for my T42 (2373)

#2 Post by theterminator93 » Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:03 pm

I have a set. I can host .ISO files if you would like.
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Re: Recovery disks for my T42 (2373)

#3 Post by Adequz » Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:02 am

That would be awesome!
Mine: T410, T42, X20
Family: T460

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Re: Recovery disks for my T42 (2373)

#4 Post by SteveSK » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:07 am

@theterminator93 kindly sent me a set of ISO files (recovery disks) for T42, but I have a problem .. can't get them to work. :(( Booting off the CD-ROM drive, nothing happens, it just blinks few times and boots from HDD after some time.. Tried to exclude HDD from boot devices and I get errors (cable connection) but Windows can access the CD-ROM drive without any hassle. Any tips please how to load the original system from recovery CD's please? Thank you.

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Re: Recovery disks for my T42 (2373)

#5 Post by RealBlackStuff » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:17 am

If you just copied the ISO's onto a CD, they won't work.
You need a program like (free) Imgburn http://imgburn.com/ to burn them onto a CD.
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