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My HD crashed. I replaced it with a new one. I cleared the BIOS by disconnect and reconnect the MB battery. When I try to reinstall the OS (XP, Vista and windows), it got to the point where it partitioned and reformatted the HD and start the installation, then the screen goes completely black, no cursor. The HD continued to run for a while before it come to a dead stop. Any idea? Please Help.

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I had a similar problem to this when installing windows 7 to my netbook with an external DVD drive.

I discovered that after getting to a certain point of the installation where it reboots, to remove the DVD for the installation of windows, so that it can proceed with the installation, instead of trying to partition and reformat the drive again which it does when the disc is in the drive.

It sounds, however, that your problem may be different than the problem I had. But, I thought I would share this with you.

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