SwSetup is just a driver-backup folder. You could ask for a Recovery Disc from HP which I'm pretty sure will add back the SwSetup folder (and wipe out all your personal files and current windows installations)
Yes, that'll likely work but seems a bit pricey for the added "recording". This tuner comes with software that also supports recording:
You might just want to go with the...
Well, that single fan is responsible for cooling both the cpu and gpu so he might be saying that that fan is broken?
Be careful about that "equal value" crap. 90% of the time they try to stiff you with suckier equipment.
(If it's not too late)
The HP dv68XX seems to be the best value. The Acer is the cheapest, but it uses the old (and awful) pentium dual-core which is a joke compared to the core2duo. The other HP is $50 more expensive and it doesn't...