just put the WindowsXP CD into the CD drive
and then reboot
and tell it you'd like to try to repair the existing Windows installation (i'm assuming you have WindowsXP, but it will work with older versions as well)
what a mess. I cannot get music or a cd to work. I keep getting an error code 19 saying something in the regestery is wrong. Have my CD's that came with my dell, but once inserted nothing happens. The drive does not work.Can anyone point me in the right direction. its no longer under warrenty.