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Proble with installation

I m not able to install xp on compaqC700, i disabled sata hadrdisk and then xp files for installation were copied but after first restart during installation it does not boot. just simply hash " - " promp blink on the screen.
Plz sugest me to resolve the problem

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Have you set the hard drive at the boot list on BIOS?
make sure your hard drvie / CD-ROM / WindowsXP Disc in
good working coindition.

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