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BurgerDad
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Spectre 360 - Installed a new hard drive and it's asking for the OS

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Hi there -

 

I installed a new hard drive as the old was crashing. The installation was easy but, I'm having issues rebooting the system; it's asking for the operating system :

" boot device not found"

"please install an operating system on your hard disk"

 

Can I down load the OS to a thumb drive and go from there? If so how?

 

Thanks in advance for any help.

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@BurgerDad 

When you say you "installed" it, you mean you only hooked it up?

 

A new drive is blank, so it will not boot.

 

If your PC is a 2016 model or newer, you should see if you can make a bootable USB recovery drive using the HP cloud recovery tool on a working PC.

The recovery drive can then be used to install Win10 and the HP drivers and utilities that originally came with your PC.

Here is the link: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c06162205



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