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TO CHANGE THE BOOT SEQUENCE FROM HARD DISK TO CD

I HAVE TO RE INSTALL MY IBM THINKCENTRE PC WITH WINDOWS XP AS IT WAS FULL OF VIRUS. WHEN I SWITCH ON MY SYSTEM IT ASKS FRO A PASSWORD WHICH I DID NOT HAVE IT IN MY PC TILL DATE. SO I TRIED TO REINSTALL MY PC WITH WINDOWS XP. BUT I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO CHANGE THE BOOT SEQUENCE FROM HARD DISK TO CD. KINDLY HELP ME

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Before you see the logo screen when you boot up, you should see press f1, or delete to go to system settings etc, thats where you change the boot sequence

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With cd in drive
constantly press F7 while restarting then highlight for cd or cd/dvd option then enter
when a black page comes up to boot from cd press enter
let me know if this helped
there is another way but this way is easiest

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