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Geo, hard drive install

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September 22, 2009 4:37:29 PM

how do I install new hard drive on my lap top A have the new drive in but screen comes up blank have the windows xp disk in cd rom drive its a hp pavilion D 2000

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September 22, 2009 4:40:05 PM

You need to either hit the one-time boot key, F11, F12, ??? or go into the bios and set the cd-rom as the first boot device. Be sure to press a key when it says so to boot from the cd-rom drive.
September 22, 2009 4:44:08 PM

did you go inside the bios and set it to boot with cd rom insted of hard drive?
after that bobs your uncle
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September 22, 2009 4:59:29 PM

sturm said:
You need to either hit the one-time boot key, F11, F12, ??? or go into the bios and set the cd-rom as the first boot device. Be sure to press a key when it says so to boot from the cd-rom drive.

Thanks for the help....Geo
September 22, 2009 5:00:33 PM

Thanks for the help
September 22, 2009 5:25:31 PM

george_05 said:
how do I install new hard drive on my lap top A have the new drive in but screen comes up blank have the windows xp disk in cd rom drive its a hp pavilion D 2000

Thanks for the help did all that you said its still not working Blank screen comes up and cd drives winds up and thats all it does.....
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