| | Re: Re: HP and DELL Media Center Edition 2005 - A Question
On Mon, 19 Feb 2007 13:00:51 -0800, Bennett Price
>Is the machine still in warranty? Perhaps HP will supply a new HD with
>the OS pre-installed.
As a matter of fact, it must be since it was bought last Christmas. Of
course his son may not still have the receipt, and he probably did not
register the purchase, and I'll bet he hasn't kept the receipt, and
last of all he is a coast away from my brother.
Worth investigating though.
>> Does anyone know if the version of the OS on the HP & DELL Media
>> Center Edition 2005 machines is just like MS Windows Media Center
>> Edition 2005? Or are those OS's changed by HP & DELL to suit their
>> use (including their logos etc)?
>> Asked another way - what happens if you restore a HP or DELL Media
>> Center Edition 2005 machine by installing on it a MS Windows Media
>> Center Edition 2005 OS?
>> Reason for the question - my brother has a HP Media Center Edition
>> 2005 given to him for Xmas that requires recovery, on a new virgin HDD
>> (his original HDD is defunct & un-readable). He does not have a copy
>> of HP's Media Center Edition 2005, and has no 'recovery disk' if there
>> ever was one. But he says he can get his hands on a installation-copy
>> of what he calls a vanilla MS Windows Media Center Edition 2005.