i just put a new harddrive in my hp now what

February 17, 2011 at 17:43:55
Specs: Windows xp pro
i just put a new hard drive in my lap top and the screen is black and nothing pops up whats wrong here?

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#1
February 17, 2011 at 17:49:41
Did you install the operating system.

The fact that it may already have had an operating system on it is of no consequence. If it is Windows XP and it was installed on a different computer it wont work in this one unless the other one was identical in every way.

Stuart


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#2
February 17, 2011 at 18:00:59
Do you still see the splash screen (Dell, Gateway, HP/Compaq, etc) when you 1st power up?

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#3
February 17, 2011 at 19:23:51
it was a brand new hardrive from best buy

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#4
February 17, 2011 at 19:25:06
thanks for the feedback

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