Installing new hard drive

  sugarbabe 20:34 16 Apr 2007
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Am installing new hard drive in laptop to replace exsisting hard drive that is corrupt.

Is there anything i need to do before fitting hard drive and trying to install windows??

  skidzy 20:44 16 Apr 2007

Possibly you may have to configure the bios settings to boot from cd first as opposed to the hdd.

How to install windows xp click here

Assuming its xp.

  sugarbabe 21:01 16 Apr 2007

Yes it is windows xp and i know how to boot from cd never put new hard drive in so just wanted to make sure i don't need to format or anything first

  skidzy 21:05 16 Apr 2007

Xp should take care of this on install,choose NTFS and not FAT.

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