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Replaced the Hard drive and it wont boot up

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a b \ Driver
October 5, 2010 2:06:58 AM

Hello,I have replaced my hard drive and I cant get it to boot up now.My old drive crashed(60 Gb) and I bought a new one(400 Gb)it will start and act like its going to boot but shuts off part way through

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a b \ Driver
October 5, 2010 4:32:34 AM

You need to make sure the correct interface (SATA or IDE) is enabled in the BIOS.

If you're using a SATA drive, you need XP SP2 or SP3.

You need to set the CD/DVD drive as the first boot device, and boot off the XP disc.