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My hard drive on my acer 2010 died so I was thinking about replacing it. Do I need to do anything special to it before I load the operating system disk, etc.. Will it boot up and give me directions?

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Hi, Petesimo. Once you connect your new hard drive simply put the operating system install CD into your computer. Boot from the CD and install it. The install will take care of everything such as formating your hard drive to the correct file system (if your using Windows NTFS). Don't forget to rate me!

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You just install the replacement hdd, the operating disk will prompt you to format and partition (if required) (windows xp & vista) once all loaded you wil probably have to load some drivers.

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