jus bought hdd for dell laptop,it say loading

February 26, 2011 at 14:15:37
Specs: Windows XP
it says loading freedos kernal sys,cant get it to load windows xp,all that show is black screen,please need help

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#1
February 26, 2011 at 14:41:12
If you're replacing a main hard drive (the one your OS is/was on) then you'll have to reinstall Windows from scratch. If your adding a drive to a system that already has one (not likely for a laptop) then you'll need to configure it to not be the bootable drive (jumpers, etc).

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February 26, 2011 at 16:37:44
thank you for responding,yeah i bought a new hard drive and i tried putting xp disc in it wont load.labtop didnt have a hard drive when i got it,how do i do what you said about not bootable to drive?ty

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#3
February 26, 2011 at 18:16:26
thank you guys i got,i disable bot and quiet boot,put cd/dvd drive in 1st then hdd 2nd,and f12 boot cd/dvd and it accepted the windows disc and deleted partions and bammm loading xp disc,thanks guys

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