Having problems with your Sony VAIO PCV-RX450DS PC Desktop ?

Want to install new WD hard drive into my old computer

\015 I want to intall a new Western Digital hard drive (160 gb) into my Sony PCV-RX450 computer, which is running Windows ME with a defective hard drive. The original system CDs looked, on the monitor, as though I was installing the old ME system onto the new hard drive, but the disk is blank and I get a message that ''there is no operating system''. Must I get permission from Sony? Instructions with the hard drive are poor and tell me some computers can't install more than 137 gb and they talk about my buying an ATA. Can you talk me through the installation? I can still see that there are data files on the old Sony HD and I want to save them by copying them onto the new WD HD if I ever get a working hard drive. Thanks!\015

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You say you see data on disks on your existing system, yet they appear blank when trying to install? Please try to dig a little deeper and find your setup file. Data wouldn't disappear unless your running NTFS now and the disks are FAT.
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