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Not booting from extrenal cd rom

Dell latitude c400 does not boot from extrenal cd rom

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Hi there.
Go into the bios of the computer, this is usually F2 on start up, go to boot options/priority and set the first boot device to USB, (make sure the external drive is connected). Save the changes and exit the bios, the computer will restart and boot from the external.

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Try turning your Notebook off. connect the external drive and then turn on your Notebook. You might have to go to the Bios and select to boot with external drive. Please do let me know if this does not work...

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

  • Psekajja May 12, 2012

    Boss it has not worked for me en ive got the same prob

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