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Replaced the hard drive, won't reboot. give me blue screen- f1 to set-up, f10 system recovery. Does nothing.

\015 PC will not boot up, can't find the BIOS settings to change the boot order.\015

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During the boot sequence hit delete several time and the cmos setting will pop open, make sure your drive is recognized.
set to auto detect and see if it finds it.
make sure your drive jumpers are set to master or slave. for the new drive master.if it's a single drive you usually remove the jumper connector.
make sure your master drive is at the end of the ribbon cable
change your boot sequence to cd cd cd and boot to the cd
then your windows cd will boot and you go through formatting and partitioning
once your done you will have to reset the boot sequence in the bios to boot to the hard disk.

Hope this helps good luck

If you can get to the BIOS, the first screen usually has Date, Time and Disk information displayed. If there is no disks listed or your new disk is not listed, then it may be not properly attached. The power cable may not be makeing a proper connection. Also check both the motherboard and disk drive ends of the Data cable (the wide flat 40/80 conductor cable). The top menus should have an option called "Boot" or "Boot Order" where you can change it.
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