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    Moderated By: jttar
    Agoraquest Forum Index Computers Troubleshooting
      
    System recovery CDs needed for PCV-RX650 Dashboard
    Replies: 7 | Views: 5,989
    Last Reply: October 13, 2009, 2:14 pm

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    Author System recovery CDs needed for PCV-RX650
    rmazz

    Rank: Sony Fan


    Joined: Jan 04, 2009
    Posts: 2
    From: US

      Posted: 2009-01-05 06:24

    My sister-in-law gave me her old Sony PCV-RX650 desktop with all of the recovery CDs. It had a MBR virus, so I formatted the hard drive, started the recovery...which was fine until I got to the second CD - it is cracked! Of course I didn't notice this until I went to use them.

    I called Sony, they don't carry them anymore. I called Microsoft to see if they would at least give me a CD for WinXPHome to go with the key for the PC - No go (it was worth a free phone call!)

    I found the CD set at only one place, PC Recovery Shop, but they are $32 + 12.50 to ship! What a rip off. I checked many other websites and ebay with no luck.

    Does anyone have these or know where else I can get them? I really only need the second CD in the 3 disk recovery set. I think I can get all of the drivers etc. off Sony's website.

    Thanks in advance for any help.


       


    claudio
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    Joined: Aug 30, 2001
    Posts: 2359
    From: Rockville, MD

      Posted: 2009-01-05 12:30

    There are sites where you can download them from. But I would be cautious since I'm not sure if they have virus on them.

    Sony PCV-RX650

    http://www.torrentreactor.net/find/pcv-rx650-recovery


         
    jbaek

    Rank: Sony Fan


    Joined: Feb 27, 2009
    Posts: 1
    From: MAryland

      Posted: 2009-02-27 14:46

    I have the same computer but, for me i lost my CD's! and the torrent site cannot find the torrents is there any other way to get a system recovery CD?


        
    allex

    Rank: Sony Fan


    Joined: Apr 27, 2009
    Posts: 1
    From: Dallas,tx

      Posted: 2009-04-27 21:22

    I have the same computer and I do have the recovery CD's but I don't know how to copy them...


       
    jttar
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    Joined: Feb 28, 2003
    Posts: 9228
    From: Chicago,IL, USA

      Posted: 2009-04-28 22:22

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    On 2009-04-27 21:22, allex wrote:
    I have the same computer and I do have the recovery CD's but I don't know how to copy them...


    Allex,

    Greetings and welcome.

    You can copy the recovery disks to blank CD's just as you would copy any other CD. You would need to use a CD/DVD burning program like Nero.

    You can get a free trial version of Nero HERE.

    Joe


         
    Toublack

    Rank: Sony Fan


    Joined: Oct 11, 2009
    Posts: 2
    From: New York

      Posted: 2009-10-11 22:26

    Hello there,
    rmazz, were you ever able to get a copy of that recovery cd set for the Sony pcv-rx650 desktop? If yes, I would greatly appreciate your help w/getting a copy. I am having the same problem you had fnding a recovery set!
    Allex, is it possible to get a copy of that set from you?
    Please let me know guyz and thank you for your time (that I would be more than glad to compensate you for, along w/all costs related to getting me a copy).


       
    rmazz

    Rank: Sony Fan


    Joined: Jan 04, 2009
    Posts: 2
    From: US

      Posted: 2009-10-12 09:44

    No, I never got the CD. I ended up buying a new copy of WinXP and loading it onto the PC, as well as all of the drivers that I could get from Sony. It worked, but I didn't avoid having to pay for a new operating system. Oh well.


       
    Toublack

    Rank: Sony Fan


    Joined: Oct 11, 2009
    Posts: 2
    From: New York

      Posted: 2009-10-13 14:14



    Thx for the kind response rmazz.
    I'm staying hopeful that allex will get back to me and that it would be possible to grab a copy of his discs!
    Thanks again!


       
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