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Windows 7 starter on Inspiron mini 1012

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Hi guys, 

I am actually looking for a link where I can download a copy of Windows 7 Starter for my inspiron. My HDD got crammed recently and I lost the ghost drive containing the OS recovery. 

Any ideas for that? 

thanks! ;)

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  • Hi

    Welcome to the community

    If your computer came with windows 7 starter from Dell I can help you get the disc. Please accept my friend request and send me the service tag of the computer. Glad to help!

    Regards,

    Dell | Social Media Outreach | Global Social Media & Community

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  • Hi

    Welcome to the community

    If your computer came with windows 7 starter from Dell I can help you get the disc. Please accept my friend request and send me the service tag of the computer. Glad to help!

    Regards,

    Dell | Social Media Outreach | Global Social Media & Community

  • Hi. I am having the same issue. How can I get a copy of Windows 7 Starter so I can restore my system?

  • Hi there, well this gentleman DELL-Elijah O was really kind in assisting me, and the end result was fast. You might want to seek his help, i got my cd within 48hrs.

  • Right. Only Dell personnel can help you with such problem as you can't get any licensed OS online just by downloading it.

    Who wouldn't want a piece of something, eh? 

  • I need help for the same problem.

  • Hi I have the same problem could you be so nice to help me too. I really apreciate it

  • Hi angelous323,

    Could you please let me know what exactly is wrong with the computer, so that we can help you?

    For any clarifications feel free to contact me.

    Thanks and regards,
    Madhur B
    #iworkfordell
    To know more about Dell Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Order & Dispatch status -> choose your region US Customers; UK Customers; India Customers. For Dell support videos click Here.

  • Hi angelous323,

    Unfortunately we have not received feedback from you on this topic. If you need continued support, please write back to us. Other community members who need assistance please start your own topic in a new thread.

    Thanks and regards,
    Madhur B
    #iworkfordell
    To know more about Dell Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Order & Dispatch status -> choose your region US Customers; UK Customers; India Customers. For Dell support videos click Here.

  • Hi Elijah,

         I was wondering if you could send me windows 7 starter installation CD.  I have a dell inspiron mini.  I don't know how to send you the service tag# and my home address without divulging it to a lot of people on this forum.

     

    Thank you!

  • Hi,

    Welcome to the community

    I sent out a friend request. Please accept and provide the following info. Service Tag, Name, Address and Contact #

    Thank you.

    Dell | Social Media Outreach | Global Social Media & Community

  • Had to replace hard drive, need a copy of windows 7 starter for DELL Inspiron mini 1012

    I think the service tag is <Admin Note: removed per privacy policy~RK>

    Thank you. 

    Daniel

  • Although its best to get the DVD from Dell, an alternative if your 25 digit product key is legible is to download a Windows 7 32 bit Home Premium .iso and make a bootable USB. Delete the ei.cfg file, install Windows 7 Starter and activate via phone. This is explained in my Windows Reinstallation Guide:

    http://philipyip.wordpress.com/dell-community-forums/

    Alternatively when you get the DVD from Dell you may use it as instructed in my Windows Reinstallation Guide. If you get a DVD you may need to convert it into a bootable USB in order to install Windows 7 on the netbook this is likewise explained in my Windows Reinstallation Guide.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.

  • Thanks i will give this a try.

  • I have also had to replace a hard drive and cannot find the starter edition CD for the  Dell Inspiron mini 1012.

  • As you are in the US fill out this form here alternatively you can follow my instructions on using the .iso above.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.