i got the sassar worm in my laptop and it slowly but surely ate it. so i have now reformated the thing becasue the system restore wouldnt work after sassar changed the administrators password (WTF!!!!). the problem i now face is that i have the wondows cd that my laptop cam eiwth but i have lost the dam peice of paper with the verification code on it that i need to complete installation. does anyone know how to get it off the CD? or know of a location i can get a crack that will work on a comp without an OS at the moment? or know of a place i can get a hold of windows that will work without having to buy a whole new one for hundrteds of dollars? any help would be greatly appreciated. i really need this laptop for uni.