Re: Trouble installing Windows
try using a different ide cable. its maybe a dodgy one! that used to happen to me with a sata cable.
make sure the cables esp power are pluugged into the drive properly.
at a long shot reset the cmos. and see if this does anything.
no, to install windows onto the hard drive just insert the cd and set it to boot from that, then walk through windows installation process. (unless you want the drive to be partitioned - you must do this before installing windows)
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