Oem Vista - No disk provided RRS feed

  • Question

  • I've just bought a new Acer computer from PC World and find that there is no Vista backup disk or serial/licence number provided. Vista has been pre-installed and I am supposed to create my own backup disk after starting the system for the first time.

    Are OEMs now allowed to supply computers without providing "genuine" Microsoft software disks? And what happens if my hard disk no longer functions? Am I supposed to buy a new Vista licence in order to do a reinstall?
    Saturday, December 29, 2007 11:39 AM