STARTING WITH A NEW HARD DRIVE

  Clonetrooper 18:03 12 Jan 2003
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  Clonetrooper 18:03 12 Jan 2003

Replaced old hard drive with a new unmarked 40GB drive.

How the hell does one reinstall XP from the CD ROMS without a boot-up floppy??


Please help!!!!!!

  Elrond 18:07 12 Jan 2003

I think you'd have to go into the BIOS and set the system to boot from CD-Rom.

  -pops- 18:11 12 Jan 2003

As Elrond says, go into the BIOS and set it to boot from CD. Put the XP CD in the drive and there you go. Installation will start. No need to format or anything - XP does it all for you. Sit with while it does things for you as you will have to answer some questions but it's dead easy, I've done it loads of times.

Brian

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