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How do i change boot sequence

How do i cahnge a bott sequence in setup to make my XP bootable disc work on my Panasonic CF-71 i have no operating system on it at the moment and i want to boot off the XP disc.

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When the BIOS starts and the company logo comes on, there is a bunch of words written at the bottom of the screen.

See for one which is something like "change boot order". Press that corresponding button on the keyboard. Now follow the things on the screen and explore.

You cannot use the mouse in this 'DOS'sy looking screen. Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to navigate.

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