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#1 hulet14


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Posted 01 June 2017 - 12:48 PM


I have a desktop HP Pavilion 23 (all in one ),I replace the hard drive and want to install window 8.when I turn on the computer the message show me that, Boot device not found please install operating system on your hard disk. Hard Disk (3f0) ope

Any help will be thank you so much.

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#2 SleepyDude


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Posted 01 June 2017 - 01:08 PM

Hi :welcome: to BleepingComputer


If you don't have the Windows 8.1 install DVD download it from Microsoft https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows8 you must choose the same Edition that you had installed before.


If the original operating system provided by HP was Windows 8.1 you can skip the Windows key prompt during install and let windows activate automatically latter when the system get  access to the Internet.

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