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Gateway mx7118 says drive has corrupt files cant repair using win

Says drive has corrupt files cant repair using windows xp
need to know how to change out the hard drive

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  • sonnyx6 Jan 08, 2009

    i only have recovery disk

    and tried it a couple times didnt work

  • sonnyx6 Jan 08, 2009

    i only have recovery disk

    and tried it a couple times didnt work

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You don't need to change or buy another hard drive, unless you want to install a larger size hard drive.
Boot up with the Windows CD and reinstall Windows.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • Chris Hingee
    Chris Hingee Jan 08, 2009

    To boot up from the CD you have to change the CD as the first boot device. Go into the BIOS to change it later you can change it bach to the hard drive as the first boot device.

    You need to do this even if you install a new hard drive.

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