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My laptop harddrive has developed some serious read errors in the windows partition. Windows 7 still boots but every single action takes an aeon, and it is definitely due to a harddisk error not due to any spyware. I'm using the Ubuntu partition now. I've ordered a new harddrive but my laptop didn't come with a Windows 7 install disk (I think I was meant to make one with the windows 7 tools).

So how can I install Windows 7 on my new harddrive?

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If you don't have Windows installation disk you need to purchase one.

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My laptop came with a recovery partition instead of an install disk I just discovered. I'm going to try and boot from this first. –  firefusion Mar 20 '12 at 10:43

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