missing operating system ( xp pro )

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just upgraded pc by putting in bigger hd, the one i removed had xp on it. Tried booting up with disk in and out.Then get message on black screen:-
searching for boot record from IDE-O..OK
MISSING OPERATING SYSTEM

So i went into the bios and changed the 1st boot to cd-rom from IDE-O, 2ND Boot is floppy,3rd boot is IDE-O, having saved changes i then get, cd-rom not found, floppy not found, IDE-O..OK, could somebody please help
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    "Operating System Not Found" Error Message When You Start the Computer
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;321626&Product=winxp

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    Carey Frisch
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows XP - Shell/User

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    "andyl" <andyl@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message:
    news:B27D8CC3-3A59-4D34-8CAE-BE584DAFD3DC@microsoft.com...

    | just upgraded pc by putting in bigger hd, the one i removed had xp on it. Tried booting up with disk in and
    out.Then get message on black screen:-
    | searching for boot record from IDE-O..OK
    | MISSING OPERATING SYSTEM
    |
    | So i went into the bios and changed the 1st boot to cd-rom from IDE-O, 2ND Boot is floppy,3rd boot is
    IDE-O, having saved changes i then get, cd-rom not found, floppy not found, IDE-O..OK, could somebody please
    help
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    thanks carey, up and running now


    "andyl" wrote:

    > just upgraded pc by putting in bigger hd, the one i removed had xp on it. Tried booting up with disk in and out.Then get message on black screen:-
    > searching for boot record from IDE-O..OK
    > MISSING OPERATING SYSTEM
    >
    > So i went into the bios and changed the 1st boot to cd-rom from IDE-O, 2ND Boot is floppy,3rd boot is IDE-O, having saved changes i then get, cd-rom not found, floppy not found, IDE-O..OK, could somebody please help
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