Having problems with your IBM ThinkCentre S50 8183 - P4 3 GHz (8183D9U) PC Desktop ?

Replaced HD and CD Rom drive, PC will not boot to disk, Do I need to format HD 1st. before loading OS?


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Hi \015\012Get to the bios screen using F8 or F9, change the first boot device to CD ROM/DVD, then insert a bootable disk into the CD drive and try installing the OS first by completely formatting the HD during installation\015\012Win XP and higher OS editions give you the option to partition the HDD\015\012Hope this resolves
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