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Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar View Post
I would't say that
Why not? Overheating Issue's, Driver problems, GSOD's, BSOD's and a BIOS that needs to be updated like 50 times so the machine will work correctly. Great laptop, but... ASUS shoulda kept it in R&D for a little while longer.

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reinstall windows!
If its brand new reinstalling probably wouldn't help it. ASUS uses 1 image and clones it to all their G73 drives. If all of the systems in this specific run had the same problems, I'm sure there would have been quite a lot of attention directed to it (Can you imagine thousands of users: WDF!?! I can't shut it down!).

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Well my main concern is that it will only recognize its own win 7 like some of the old OEM dells. Just any XP cd or iso wouldn't do. It had to be DELL XP iso.
ASUS is much more forgiving and less restrictive then Dell or any other OEM, when it comes to user upgrades. Besides... XoticPC and other's offer various Windows versions, they just use a regular install disc and install the latest drivers. You should have no problem installing from a retail disc or a burnt ISO.
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ASUS is much more forgiving and less restrictive then Dell or any other OEM, when it comes to user upgrades. Besides... XoticPC and other's offer various Windows versions, they just use a regular install disc and install the latest drivers. You should have no problem installing from a retail disc or a burnt ISO.
^^cool info

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Well my main concern is that it will only recognize its own win 7 like some of the old OEM dells. Just any XP cd or iso wouldn't do. It had to be DELL XP iso.
Um while looking for info, I discovered a few things that can help with that, but they're no no's =[

But as EMC stated I don't think win 7 is really like that. But have you actually tried making recovery discs?
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