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Ok, so the question is if HP replaced the drive, or did you do it manualy? If HP replaced it, it should have the partition on it.

I would suggest contacting HP though, anyways.
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My recovery CD's worked when the hard drive was installed, because that's what we used. Anyway, last night I tried the disks again. After disk 1 ejected, the computer restarted itself. Also, while watching more closely as the computer checked for things, I noticed it said "hard drive not found."

Any ideas? Thanks.
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Open up the case and reset the IDE cable connection to the hdd and the mobo..

Also, see if the hdd is being recognized in BIOS!!

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