Computer wont load xp

hi
i recently replace my old 120 gb sata hdd in my pre built compucon pc with a 750gb seagate sata hdd. i installed windows xp home edition when it finished installing it rebooted and restarted throught the installation. when i tried to boot the pc with out the windows xp disc it came up with boot from cd.
thankyou in advance
will lawler
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  1. Could you post the exact message on screen?
  2. hi
    when i went to turn the computer on this morning to check the message it cam up "no hpa enabled drive"
    thankyou
    will lawler
  3. hi
    when i went to turn the computer on this morning to check the message it cam up "no hpa enabled drive"
    thankyou
    will lawler
  4. I believe HPA stands for Host Protected Area.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Host_Protected_Area

    Restart pc or power it on, tap a key printed on screen for bios/setup, go to Integrated Pripherals, look for Serial ATA Mode, change it to IDE. If you can't find it, just load default from main menu, save & exit.
  5. hya,

    i don't know muh about computers but i think my problem is similar to the 1 above.

    I start my computer up and a black screen appears saying that 'windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.
    Then options are given to start windows normally such as:
    safe mode
    safe mode with networking and several more.

    i've tried all of them none of them seem to get the computer working.

    WHAT SHALL I DO?
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