Ok Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Here is the situation.
I was given an HP Compaq notebook 6820s by a non-mechanically inclined friend
When the HD died. He didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t make recovery discs and none are available.
It has Vista Business OEM from HP. I can replace the HD no sweat and I have some XP