No it will not work. Depending on the make of your computer there is a hidden
recovery file on your system Call the manufacturer or the store where you bought it
and ask them how to access it without a installation disk.
Failing the above bring your computer to a repair shop and not to a big store or
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"mrdogcat" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> My bad, it wasn't a Vista disk, I don't have one (how annoying is it
> that you buy a computer and are not given the disk of the OS you've
> pretty much paid out for?!)
> I had to download a Vista recovery disk:
> 'Windows Vista Recovery Disc Download — The NeoSmart Files'
> Would this still work?