Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Operating system not found


  • Please log in to reply

#1
2secretforyou

2secretforyou

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
Hi Guys and gals,
I have installed a new hard drive to an existing computer. I put in the oem xp disk to install operating system, however every time it loads it says no operating system found.
Please help :tazz:
Cheers
Tan
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
The_Sloth

The_Sloth

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 160 posts
With a blank hard drive, it won't find an operating system until after you install one. You'll need to go into your BIOS and set it to boot to your cd-rom before booting to the hard drive so that you can load XP on the new drive. If you need help with this, let me know.
  • 0

#3
makai

makai

    Portlock - Oahu

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,793 posts
Did you go into bios and change the boot options to boot from the Cd first?

To get into bios, hit the delete key contiuosly as the computer starts up.

Make the CD drive the first on the list for boot order.

Exit bios saving changes, and let the computer boot up.

When the message Boot from CD shows up, just hit enter.

makai
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP