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Becouse of my new hard drive my computer won't boot up


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#1 Natqo

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 01:30 PM

So today I bought a new hard drive becouse my last one was around 10 years old and it decided to broke. So I put new drive in to the computer and it won't give any video output. In addition computer keeps rebooting. Any sugestions?

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 03:25 PM

Welcome to Bleeping Computer.

 

Did you machine only have one hard drive?  Was the drive only for data?

 

If your machine only had one drive you will need to install an operating system on the drive before the computer is useful.



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Posted 17 January 2017 - 03:56 PM

Adding to BC Advisor's post, you will need the Windows DVD that came with the computer, or, a proper ISO of your Windows.  Now, some here have gone to Linux, however, if you're wanting Windows...


Edited by RolandJS, 17 January 2017 - 03:57 PM.

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