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I installed an HD on my computer and when I power up the computer I don't get anything except that it's missing an INTDR,What can be causing this problem?

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Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. The reason why you have the message is that the computer is booting on the hard drive that has no operating system installed or not bootable.

If you need assistance please let me know. Thanks

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