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Unable do load XP program onto hard drive


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#1 AkuVGLover

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Posted 25 June 2009 - 01:10 AM

I am trying to fix my Dell Pentium 4 laptop.
The hard drive died a couple of months ago and I bought a 160GB EIDE.

I replaced the hard drive, stuck in the windows XP CD and...
it sits there saying Setup is starting windows...
then, in the blue area, it says /Device/CdRom0.
what should i do?






Dell Pentium 4
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Original: ATA/IDE
20GB
4200RPM
Company and brand: Hitachi/ Travelstar
Replacement: EIDE
160GB
5400RPM
8MB Cashe
2.5 in
Company and Brand: Western Digital/ Scorpio blue

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 25 June 2009 - 09:23 AM

Do you have the CD drive set as the first boot device in the BIOS?

http://support.dell.com/support/topics/glo...mp;docid=339949
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#3 AkuVGLover

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Posted 25 June 2009 - 02:20 PM

I did that. it still doesn't work.

Edited by AkuVGLover, 25 June 2009 - 07:55 PM.





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