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Turn on hi! i just changed my hardisk twice. its samsung 120 gb ide.. when i turn on the laptop, the acer page appears then its black instead of windows xp appearing.. what i do is i turn on the switch again, then maybe after 3 -4 times opening the laptop starts to open. what seems to be the problem? i believe if i turn on the laptop the windows xp should appear right after the acer page..is my mother board having a problem?

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  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    ummm you did actually reinstall a replacement operating system when you changed the drive right ?



    Robert

  • Glenn Rogers
    Glenn Rogers May 11, 2010

    How and what did you use to install windows on this new hard drive? Or did you clone it and if so, what program did you use?

    Worldvet


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I would do another clean install...Start the machine with the OS disk in tray/follow on screen instruction...if it does not works that way when you start the machine up go to setup and make cdrom your 1st boot/save and exit/then restart machine and follwo instructions

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