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Windows Xp Installation on HP 530

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Nov19-07, 12:09 AM
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A friend of mine(Not I.T literate) bought a laptop hp 530 which the hard disk was blank he brought it to me to install a copy of Windows Xp but im getting a message windows did not detect hard disk press f3 to continue then the machine restarts.How can i install Windows Xp on the machine??????
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Peter
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Nov19-07, 11:50 AM
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Hi guys
A friend of mine(Not I.T literate) bought a laptop hp 530 which the hard disk was blank he brought it to me to install a copy of Windows Xp but im getting a message windows did not detect hard disk press f3 to continue then the machine restarts.How can i install Windows Xp on the machine??????
Regards,
Peter
First I would check your settings in the BIOS. I think on the HP's you can hit F10 when it's first booting up. Make sure that the drive is at least being recognized.


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