Techo Links

This page has links and tips to help with the smooth running of your device.

Windows reinstallation 'boot' media. If you need to reinstall Windows from scratch, or do some serious repair work then you need the installation DVD. Problem is that many computers come with OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) versions of Windows. You need to obtain them from the PC manufacturer and many don't have them - bugger. For retail versions of Windows you can try these sites:

  • How-To Geek has a good article on it.
  • Microsoft download sites for Windows 7 Windows 8.1 Windows 10 .iso files What do I do with an .iso file? An .iso file is a direct image of a DVD. So you need to first download the file (they can be quite big), then you use CD / DVD Burning software. In Windows 10 its even simpler - just download the .iso file, then RIGHT click on the file and select 'Burn Disc Image'.

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