I have an HP ProBook 4720s that has had its hard drive go to the great beyond. I do not have a recovery disk or the original manufacturers recovery disk. I have the intact OEM license sticker on the bottom of the laptop, but I cannot find an iso file for this anywhere. Any chance one of you disk hoarders has one? (Note also, this laptop is waaaay out of warranty).
On the bottom of my laptop it has the windows information sticker, along with the key for it, and while i've come across a few posts on these forums that would point me in the direction of a ISO, i haven't come across anything titled 'Windows 7 Professional OA'.
My Google-Fu has failed and now I turn to my people for help. Also, I am replacing the dead drive with and SSD drive, but from what I can see, that should not be an issue with the BIOS. Correct me if I am wrong. @Robert3914, Why recommend buying a copy? Even buying the disk from a shop for $10 (no key) is unjustified. Hp Pavilion G6 Notebook Pc Drivers For Windows 7 32 Bit Download more.
I'm skeptical that you fully understood the OP's parameters in the question. A downloadable ISO (untouched) is all that is required to fulfill their needs. OP, you did not indicate the version you need so this link is for Win7.
You can find other OS releases on their site if need be. You simply have to validate your key in step two, to get a download in step 3. Simply validate, download, burn the ISO (maybe with CDburnerXP for DVD, or Rufus to a USB) and put your key in during install. Easy as 1-2-3. To answer a few questions and perhaps clarify a bit. This laptop is my ex-wife's (we're still friends), and neither of us can afford a new laptop fir her, so I can only try to get a new HD installed and going. Flashpoint Patch 1.96 on this page. Since I happened to have a spare HD, I thought I'd give it a go, but the OEM license is proving to be the sticking point since this was originally a business machine.
I cannot use the Microsoft recovery site since it's an OEM license. HP does not seem to have anything I can download and while I appreciate the advice about the digital river mirror site, I have a personal aversion to torrent downloads.
I've spent way too many hours cleaning up my sons laptop because of viruses introduced via bit torrent. At this point, I may just break down and buy the disk from HP as that would be the quickest way to resolve the issue. I'll spend a bit more time chasing down some of the links previous posters suggested, but at the end of the day, I can only spend so long running around before I get frustrated and spend the $10. I truly appreciate every one's help and support. This community really is the best.