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I hawe problem with boot from cd..

I have a problem with the boot from the CD.
I had Windows wista, but now I want to have XP.
I ordered that Bott CD but still can not, says not found Hard-disk
I have a Toshiba satellite L40-18U

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  • Kristijan
    Kristijan Feb 12, 2009

    ..tnx mjddale.. :)

    .. I will try it and we will see..xD


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Try going into the bios and checking that the hard drive is set ti IDE,
I had a sililar problem. mijoda

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