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Inspiron 8100 Boot Problem

I've recently purchased a diagnostic CD from Spot au and I would like to be able to boot my system from this disk. I've been into the BIOS and set the first boot sequence to 'Onboard or USB CD-ROM' but the disk is not recognised and the computer simply boots as normal.

Is there any way that I can set the first boot to CD-ROM exclusively and get over this problem?

Thanks very much.

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Its actualy f12 on dells to boot menu

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HEllo,
i think you did not choose proper boot sequence from the bios.
plz choose another which indicate that your cd rom.
another way is that you when boot the pc press f9 key many time then it will ask you for boot device.
thanks
bye
ramesh

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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