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Hi i am tryning to load an operating system onto my brand new hard drive. It keeps coming up with disk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter.. what do ido

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Hi, By brand new harddrive, I assume that its fresh and empty.
You need to install the Operating System (OS) in that harddrive.
You can do that my inserting the OS installation CD/ DVD into the drive before you bootup.
If you still get the error, get into the setup mode and change the boot sequence to boot from CD-ROM first.
Hope it helps :)

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