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Medion notebook hardrive

I have just bought a new hardrive and would like to know how to format it? Do I have to go into the bios to get it to start up from cd rom if so what do I have to do? I have gone into the bios and tried to get it to start up in cd rom but when i exit it comes up with press H I pressed H but just same thing keeps coming up

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  • Anonymous Sep 21, 2007

    problem solved by entering bios setup and reset factory settings, reboot and connect usb floppy drive when asked,enter floppy and insert xp start up floppy disc.Wait while boot disc loaded, it will then give a list of start up from floppy cd pxe click cd to load the windows xp,it will then format the hardrive and partition it.Then just follow on screen instrutions

  • obscuro Jun 04, 2008

    how do i format my laptop without drivers disc.

  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2008

    necesito los driver del sonido



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Connect the hard drive and set your BIOS to auto setup and select your old HDD as the initial boot device.When the system boots and the windows loads a new drive will appear on mycomputer. Right click on it and select format.. This will solve the issue...

Posted on Nov 12, 2008


If you're gonna format it using i.e a Windows XP-CD I guess you'll have to press C? H should be for booting to harddrive.

Posted on Sep 15, 2007


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