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October 1, 2009 8:31:29 PM

Ok So my boss just bought a new 500gb IDEI Hard drive and wanted me to put a fresh copy of windows pro xp...Well i ran the cd from boot and it formatted and installed windows on the hard disk...now when i boot up it shows no hard drive...in bios nor reg boot...

He has an old compaq presario desktop if you need the id number or name Just let me know

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a b G Storage
October 1, 2009 9:40:21 PM

Disconnect the HDD and conect again, after use the recovery tools of the xp cd.

Or try with hiren's boot, on CMD write: chksdk /fix mbr
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October 2, 2009 4:25:52 AM

Hirens boot?
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a b G Storage
October 2, 2009 1:24:44 PM

^ +1 is the correct link...donwload and boot from this.
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October 5, 2009 11:20:52 PM

There's a ton of *** in there what do I use?
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a b G Storage
October 6, 2009 4:07:04 AM

Boot from the CD and use partitions tools, you can select Partition Magic, special Fdisk....many options....
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