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Bad dell hard drive

\015 Need to add a new 1 terabite hard drive to a dell e310. Old drive (160g) bad, not working. All I have is the cd's that came with the computer(Resource cd driver cd). How can I reinstall xp pro operating system on the new larger drive with the disks I have?\015

Answers :

Hi there,
\015\012as long as you have the windows COA code on the back of the computer (certificate of Authenticity) you can just find a good copy of XP Pro, and install it on your machine. When done, you can run the resorce CD and install the drivers.
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\015\012If you do not have the Operating System disk, you have to find another disk, or contact Dell to get a new one sent to you.
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\015\012The key is that you have the code on the back of the computer (or top, or side, or wherever.)
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\015\012Good luck!
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