Welcome to the Forum Yves. While not directly related to your issue, you
mentioned that you do not have a recovery disc!! Most computers these days do not
ship with any DVD's. However the software on board does allow you to burn
a complete set of Restore to Factory DVD's. This is a must in the event you were
to have a total disc failure. You should also burn a System Repair Disc. (CD)
Start, Control Panel, Backup and Restore, Creat a System Repair Disc. Put them
all in a safe place, you may need them some day. Don't forget to check out the
Tutorials Section - loads of good stuff there. Again, welcome and good luck.