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I'm format using windows xp sp2 my laptop hp 530 using my computer. i exctract my laptop hdd and connect my computer and then format hdd. but i reinstall hdd in my laptop he shwon me "error loading operating system". how can i do... vijay soni jaipur

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HDD must be a compatable brand with HP 530 or other spurious download needed and corruption inevitable

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From the Compaq information page:
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aftert that put in ur CD-ROM any bootable windows xp cd then it boot by itself then follow the instruction to format it and install new O/S

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How to install win xp sp2 from cd on hp 530 laptop


1 - Place CD in the Drive
2 - Restart PC and go into Bios by pressing Del, F2 or whatever instruction the start up screen says.

3 - Go to Boot configuration and set it to Boot from CD
4 - Save and Exit
5 - Follow onscreen instructions untill you get to the Windows install screen.
6 - You may have to create a partition (Drive Letter) on your hard drive if nothing was there before, you can assign as much hard drive space as you want to this. If your not sure just use all the space available. This will be your C drive.
7 - Pick the drive you just created and install windows on it using the on screen menu. It will ask you if to format the drive, say yes and use NTFS not FAT as NTFS has more features.
8 - Just say yes to all questions asked after this point.

When windows is installed it will ask you for a CD key and to activate by going on the net, I'm afraid I can't help you with this.

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How to install windows xp sp2 on hp 530 laptop


Place cd into drive.Keep pressing enter until the computer reads the cd.Follow the directions on the screen. That is all their is too it. How did you get an HP without an operating system having been installed? thsi is a windows disk, correct? Not a reinstall disk?Should work the same either way.  If it gives yuo an error or doesn;t work please tell us what happened and we will direct you more. Thanks  

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Windows xp service pack 2 - windows xp service pack 3


uninstall sp3,
take hdd to another machine,
recover the files and programes you want to save,
back them up on disk,ie,external drive or dvd data stores 4.7b gb per disk,
format start again and only load xp sp2.
Xp sp3 has bug fixes apparantly,lol
why fix some thing if its not broken I say.

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