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XP INSTALLATION HOW CAN I LOAD XP IN HP PAVILION LAPTOP WHEN I INSERT XP CD IT DISPLAY THAT HARD DISK IS NOT DETECTED

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All you have to do is to access the BIOS then set the option of first boot device as CD then the second boot device as HDD or hard disk. When you turn on your HP you should see the option to go to the BIOS Setup sometimes its F2 or F12 or Del Depending on the type of motherboard you have on your laptop. Once you set it to boot from CD , when you startup your computer you should see press any key to boot from CD just press any key and it will boot. After the installation change back the first boot device.

If you have any other questions do message me back.

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