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XP Pro not installing from CD

1. My power supply died- Replaced
2. Upon bootup, now says "no operating system"
3. Set bios to start from CD
4. Tried to reinstall XP from CD
5. Program runs until after I hit enter to reinstall XP
6. Program hangs when it is analyzying the hard drive and comes back with a location/partition name on the screen and then dumps me out to the D: prompt.

Any thoughts??

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Greetings.

Check the cable that connects to the hard disk. It seems it doesnt "see the hard drive". Try to see in the bios if the hard drive was detected.

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