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it's not just HP, everyone does it now

if they have the exact same model then their recovery disc set will restore your system

they don't ship the discs anymore because people toss them out with the box
and then they can't buy them from the Mfg. because the Mfg. already supplied it

Mfg.s using the recovery partition model, can sell you the discs after the fact
and those discs are normally containing the VLK activated install

The old model of ship the system pre-installed and ship a disc set with it
usually means that if you use the discs to recover you then have to enter the COA from the sticker during the install and be continuously harassed by the WGA or WAT program checking your license status several times a day

I don't like the recovery partition model which is why the first thing I do is get an OEM system builder disc, collect the hardware info, get the correct drivers, wipe the system with DBAN, and do a fresh bare install

nor do I like the burn your own, especially those that have an only one burn allowed counter
if the burn bombs out with bad discs then yer hooped and have to order a recovery set anyway
and if it does manage to burn a set and you recover from that set you can't burn another set from the freshly recovered system because the counter is still at 0

the HP G61 is only part of the model name / number
there are 22 matches on the HP site:

22 matches found. Please select one below

HP G61-600 Notebook PC series
* HP G61-631NR Notebook PC
* HP G61-632NR Notebook PC

HP G61-500 Notebook PC series
* HP G61-511WM Notebook PC

HP G61-400 Notebook PC series
* HP G61-408CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-409CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-420CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-423CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-424CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-428CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-429WM Notebook PC
* HP G61-448CA Notebook PC

HP G61-300 Notebook PC series
* HP G61-300CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-304NR Notebook PC
* HP G61-306NR Notebook PC
* HP G61-320CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-320US Notebook PC
* HP G61-321NR Notebook PC
* HP G61-322NR Notebook PC
* HP G61-323CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-327CL Notebook PC
* HP G61-329CA Notebook PC
* HP G61-336NR Notebook PC

I don't know which exact model you have but just doing a random selection
the Order Recovery Media (???1) appears when selecting the OS the unit shipped with

and why would anyone pay future pukes $100.00 to make the recovery discs
when HP will sell the full recovery set for less than that
last set I ordered was $42.02 delivered
and that was for a 5 year old vista system

the marionettes will dance if you pull the correct strings
I got HP to call me by notifying the web master of a major omission on their site:

" - if your billing address on your CC is different from the shipping address you can't order the recovery media"

so they called me after a single email exchange with the web master
and after that one call I had recovery media in the air on the way express shipped to me