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:
Media for Service packs
Note Service packs that are available for download on the Internet might not be immediately available on CD. To locate service packs, go to http://download.microsoft.com and search for the service pack you need.
Replacements for Microsoft software or hardware
Product media exchanges (CDs for DVDs or DVDs for CDs)
Note See the "Other Information" section for information about how to make international replacement requests
In the United States and Canada, you can reach the Microsoft Supplemental Parts team at the contact numbers that are listed here:
United States: (800) 360-7561, Monday through Friday, 5:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Pacific Time.
Canada: (800) 933-4750, Monday through Friday, 5:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Pacific Time.
TTY customers: Contact Microsoft at (800) 718-1599, Monday through Friday, 5:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Pacific Time.
Media for Service packs
To 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 hardware
To 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 media
In 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.
For computer manufacturer contact information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
For OEM software, the Certificate of Authenticity (COA) lists the computer manufacturer's name under the software version name. For more information about the COA, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
If you have system builder software, the COA lists "OEM Software" or "OEM Product" under the software version name.
*Note Service pack media includes only what is associated with the service pack itself. If 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 exchanges
To 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 requests
International replacement requests should be directed to the appropriate local subsidiary. For more information, visit the following Web site: