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HPnc6320 Bios lockout.

Bought a secondhand HP nc6320 notebook, which was on umbutu and password locked. Couldn't get into bios to format drive and install windows xp, so removed it to carry out procedure externally. Put hard drive back in notebook but cant get it to accept it, Comes up with 'Non-system disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready' Tried varios disks but because i cannot get into the bios, I cannot change the boot up sequence to cdrom. I realise that one solution may be to change the bios chip but dont know which chip to look for as i cant locate any info to help me, PLEASE CAN YOU HELP?

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Download the manual from the internet, it will give you all that information.

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    download the manual from the internet, it will give you all that information.

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