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Hard disk formatted laptop satellite m30xs-329 does not load

Thedisc which came with the laptop does not boot to load windows xp supplied by the manufacturer

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When you say doesnt boot do you mean pc starts like it ignores the disk in cd tray if so restart...go into bios locate boot menu...choose cd as 1st boot now you load your os disk(xp)

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The computer may not have boot from cd enabled. You can look in the bios for this option. To get into the bios you will have to press either del or F2 when the computer is booting. You can then follow the instructions on the screen to enable the computer to boot from cd. The following link will get you to the exact site for driver updates and the user guide. just select user guide on the tabs the guide will download below the other information (pdf) MANUAL If you need further assistance let me know.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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