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Regarding a IBM ThinkCentre 8183: I want to instal a new H Drive

\015 Regarding a IBM ThinkCentre 8183: I want to instal a new Hard Drive and install a new OS from the dvd drive. I cannot get the computer to install the new OS from the dvd drive, even though I select that option during the set up. This machine always says: 'error,cannot find OS... exiting BIOS boot agent ...pres F1 for more options'. when I select the option to boot from the dvd which has the OS disk in it, the machine retuns the same error... cannot find OS...Why wont this machine install from the dvd when I select that option?\015\012How can I install a new HD, given this limitation.\015\012PS I copied the old HD using Norton Ghost 14 onto the new HD but It doesn't find any OS there even thought I copied the Master boot record, \015\012any solutions any body?\015\012Thanks\015

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Bit late with answering.. But the basic dvd drive in this IBM machine can only read DVD's not DVD-R or -RW
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