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Your computer must have dropped or was bumped just right to knock out the hard drive, your hard drive is located on the bottom of the laptop. Depending on which laptop you have you should have 2 screws located on a panel.You will want to take off the panel and push the hard drive back into the slot. Keep in mind it you have a warranty on your laptop you may want to consult the Manufacture first.Good Luck

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You can install the windows to follow this step.
Make sure that the CD drive is on first boot. When you turn on your laptop you need to press the delete key fast, to access the BIOS. Once you have change the BIOS settings you need to save it. After you save once the laptop detecting the windows CD press the enter key fast also to boot from CD.

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