Dell inspiron M731R hard drive blank, wish to rebuild

got hacked big time. Want to rebuild with linux,chrome and windows…dont much care for google. Bios and system are fine. I however want to learn and at moment dont know much or enough to dig a hole. I am here to ask your help, where to start the best linux system ect to create my millennium falcon with a cloaking device…figuratively. I want to have fun and learn