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Unable to boot win xp cd. not detected by compaq presario 5000 series interneal cd rom LTN 403 DQ24

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  • NARESH KHERA Mar 08, 2009

    the driver for cd rom is loaded & bios option has cd boot as no. 1. 
    at times cd rom detects the cd & at other times it does not.

  • NARESH KHERA Mar 09, 2009

    I use the boot cd for repair.


    How to load the deiver before boot.

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Drive requires cd drivers to run Boot CD.
Some versions came with floppy disk to start cdrom drives, This will also require a floppy drive.

You may also try hitting f10 to enter bios setup make sure cdrom is bootable.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

  • Mark Van Skiver Mar 08, 2009

    Typical.


    1. Check that your cd is not scratched or has finger or smudge prints. If scratched you can take to music cd shop &have them buff out scratches for a fee of course. If smudged clean with clean cloth & 99% isporiL alchol.

    2. Sometimes the cd drivers remain loaded in memory after restart other times there dumped & cannot read cd. You can run driver before start up of windows to allow access to cdrrom but it uses up memory & causes conflict when windows starts.
    How often do you run xp boot? should only need if system failure.


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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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