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I need 2 reset the settings on a compaq deskpro en. so i can use a new hard drive that has windows xp pro sp1 & sp2 that i had install. it will not show on my screen. please help with this!.

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The problem with using a hard drive that has a preexisting installation of windows is that you may run into architecture problems (different CPUs can cause this), or hard drive controller problems. Your best bet is to install XP again from the install disk, and call windows; from my experience they have just given me a new installation key.

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