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ACER Travelmate 244

I'm trying to use my recovery discs. I've done this before with no problem.
I press F2 to enter BIOS setup and I then select BOOT. Then, as instructed on screen, I select CD ROM DRIVE. Then I insert the system CD and press escape. I am invited to select yes to accept the changes but the machine does not allow me to do this. Instead I get a high pitched whine. If I then press Enter, Windows starts up and I go round in circles. What can I do?

Thank you in advance,

L Affley

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You could have a problem with the cdrom drive, thus the whine. Since it can't read the cdrom drive it goes then to read the hard drive (thus going around in circles).

If you have access to another computer, put the cd recovery drives on a flash drive, have the computer boot to the flash drive (if bios capable). The flash drive will recover your computer the same way your cd's did.

Let me know if this helped.

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