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Hi my computer dell gx280 didn't work. It keep show "no boot device available". i try to replace with new hard drive but it still show same thing. Can you help me figure out what is problem with it please?

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Thank you for question.

In this instance it is easier to point you in the direction of Dell's support page. I have provided the link and the information you require is approximately half way down the page "Reinstalling Windows XP"

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/opgx280/en/ug/reinstal.htm#1182201

Best of luck with your install.

Kind regards

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Try the above solution and let me know how you get on?

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