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Formated my external seagate hard drive

Hi I formated my desk to and reloaded xp prof, i did not look what i was doing and also formated my external hard drive now the thing is not working, how do i get a opperating system back on the drive

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Put in another pc ur hdd and format it and put back on ur pc...If u have another pc with same  motherboard and with same chipset it will work fine but if u dont have same motherboard it's not big problem after u have formated in another pc but it back on ur pc and if u see bluescreen just repair ( reinstall and it will work fine )

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