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I purchased Compaq computer that came with pre-loaded with the software on a partitioned Maxtor 80 GB HD. I never created the recovery disks and am now experiencing problems with the computer. I have reformatted the HD using Seagate HD software but don't know how to proceed. I'm getting a message to insert a boot disk, which I don't have. Any suggestions on how I can proceed so that I can install Windows XP?

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Your windows xp installer is able to format a hard drive... use it...

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