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Recovery Disks

by golden1 / August 18, 2012 4:05 AM PDT

I am gettng conflicting information on making Recovery Disks.
HP says you should be off the network and my computer
man says it makes no difference. What say you?

Thanks in advance

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I agree . . .
by Coryphaeus / August 18, 2012 7:10 AM PDT
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with the computer man. But I can't imagine why being off line would matter. If it's no big deal, do what HP says.

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Go with HP
by Willy / August 18, 2012 9:38 AM PDT
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I agree, no big deal. Most newer laptops have an on/off button for the wifi or disconnect the ethernet cable. Afterall, you are making a recovery disk of the laptop "alone" and not any network which may allow that process to take longer. So, i lean with HP on this.

tada ------Willy Happy

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by golden1 / August 18, 2012 10:39 AM PDT
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Coryphaeus And Willy thanks.

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