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Willn't boot up frome the cd rom

The system will not boot up from the the cd rom

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  • anwarowais Jan 27, 2009

    this doesn't give me an option of booting from cd.. how can I do it in another way

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    my laptop will boot to a dvd but it wont boot to a cd and i cant go into the bios because the person who owned it before me put a password on it

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You can do this by changing the BOOT Priority in your BIOS settings.

To get into BIOS:-
When you first turn the system on, you get what they call a POST screen (normally has the laptop logo or enegy star monitor rating), at the bottom of the screen, it should give you an option or two (i.e. F1-Boot Options, F2-Setup (also called BIOS). Different systems use different keys to enter the BIOS (or SETUP), this is usually F2 or Delete.
Once you are in the BIOS, just have a browse for BOOT OPTIONS or BOOT PRIORITY, and change the value of FIRST BOOT to CD-ROM.

Save these new settings to CMOS and exit. The system will now reboot, and this should solve the problem

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