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This article describes how to easily order media for service packs, and replace Microsoft software or hardware. Please note that this process excludes obsolete and discontinued products.
If you are in North America, the Microsoft Supplemental Parts team can help you obtain any of the following:
Note See the "More Information" section for information about how to make international replacement requests
Contact informationIn the United States and Canada, you can reach the Microsoft Supplemental Parts team at the contact numbers that are listed here:
Media for Service packsTo order media for service packs, contact the Microsoft Supplemental Parts team at the appropriate contact number that is provided in the "Contact Information" section.
Replacements for damaged, defective, or lost Microsoft software or hardwareTo request replacement hardware or software, contact the Microsoft Supplemental Parts team at the appropriate contact number that is provided in the "Contact Information" section. You must be in possession of the product (if it is damaged or defective) and be able to provide proof of purchase. The customer service representative will advise you of any replacement costs or shipping and handling fees that may be charged. If a product is no longer under warranty, the replacement item may no longer be available.
Replacement OEM or system builder software mediaIn most cases, you should contact the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) or the system builder directly to replace Microsoft software that was distributed with your computer. However, an exception is made for operating system service pack media*, for which you can contact us directly.
Media replacement for users of system builders' computersIf you purchased your software from a system builder who is no longer in business, click the link for your region in the following list:
Product media exchangesTo exchange Microsoft media CDs for DVDs or DVDs for CDs, contact the Microsoft Supplemental Parts team at the appropriate contact number that is provided in the "Contact Information" section. Shipping and handling fees may apply.
International replacement requestsInternational replacement requests should be directed to the appropriate local subsidiary. For more information, visit the following Web site:
Replacement product keyTo replace a product key, locate the appropriate telephone number by visiting the following Microsoft Web site:
Product purchasesIf you want help with product purchases, visit the Microsoft (MS) Store Web site:
To check the status of your orderTo check the status of an order that you placed online or over the telephone, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 326246 - Last Review: November 26, 2014 - Revision: 26.0
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