Installing os on laptop with bare hard drive Tags: Laptops Hard Drives Windows XP Last response: August 30, 2010 3:36 AM in Laptop Tech Support Share JustDani August 30, 2010 3:17:00 AM Hello, I need help!! have a bare hard drive that i need to put win xp onto but i cant partion or format the drive.....Any help please?? More about : installing laptop bare hard drive jsc August 30, 2010 3:36:00 AM The easiest thing to do is to buy an empty drive enclosure and turn the bare drive into a USB drive. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBare Seagate Hard Drive not formatted will not install OS Forum SolvedInstalling a bare hard drive in a laptop Forum Asus Laptop not showing full hard drive space, when it was before installing new OS, not a difference of bytes issue. Forum Initializing 3.5" Bare Internal Hard Drive on a Laptop Forum Installing Hard drive(Bare) Forum How to do a bare Metal (new hard drive) Windows 7 'Full Installation on an eMach Forum SolvedIs there a way to test a hard drive for errors before installing an OS? Forum SolvedInstalling another OS (Win 8) on another hard drive. Forum SolvedTouchpad problems after replacing hard drive and installing OS Forum SolvedInstalling OS on formatted hard drive Forum SolvedRecover data from reformatted and reinstalled OS laptop hard drive Forum SolvedCannot install OS X onto new mac hard drive Forum new os not installing on a computer with a wiped hard drive Forum SolvedIssue loading OS after installing 4th hard drive Forum SolvedReplacing Laptop Hard Drive / OS Forum Installing windows 8, with no disk and no OS on hard drive. Forum SolvedItunes recovery fro bare hard drive Forum SolvedNew hard drive installing OS? Forum how to partition the hard disk at the installing the OS in computer. and how to extend the drive's space. after insalling Forum SolvedCan I install Windows 8.1 to a clean hard drive (no OS)? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop Tech Support categories Windows Configuration !