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Solved: dell laptop .. new HD cant install xp

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by timothye, Feb 17, 2005.

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  1. timothye

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    hey . i just got a new HD for the laptop . i pu it in np . poped in the xp disc and it started to go . i come back to check the progress and i got this error

    "stop c0000221 unknown hard error \system root\system32\nt.dll.dll"
    has anyone had this before and what can i do to install xp .
    now if i change the bootorder in bios all i get no matter what i do is this error
    "no bootable devices-strike f1 to retry boot , f2 for set up utility"
    everytime same thing .
    thanks for the help on this 1-.-
    cheers
     
  2. Couriant

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    what notebook do you have?

    What is the specifications on the notebook?

    What is the capacity of the new drive?
     
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  4. timothye

    timothye Thread Starter

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    ok guys , thanks for the prompt replies.
    its a del latitude 6000 ..
    and the new HD is 80 gig .
    still noluck..


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    i read someone elses post that i should PRAY over the computer .. i did and cleaned the install ( xp ) disc and now its working .. my god .. i love computers...
     
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    so this is solved?
     
  7. timothye

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    well as soon as its solved it will be marked so .
    for some reason its not going so quick ..
    im waiting on it now . ill let you guys know ,stay tuned
    cheers
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    clean disc i guess and alittle praying , and the guide on partitions . thanks for all the replies again very much appreciated ..
     
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