Such a system is a car with a flat tire and no spare.

The supplier needs to be contacted...

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There are some HP/Compaqs that come with no CDs, but offer to make these. In that case its up to the owner to make the CD set or if they fail to do so, HP can supply a set for a fee.

Tell more....

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There is an issue where the user plays with PERMISSIONS to the drive and locks the machine. Were you doing that? It matters.

Bob