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Ununtu wont boot from cd

I have changed my boot options to make the cd drive boot first but that didn't help anything. It still skipped the cd and went straight to windows. I am currently in the process of making a new cd and am going to try that but other wise I'm at a loss of what to do. Any suggestions?

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  • rdwing3000 May 13, 2009

    I already did change the order to cd-rom first.



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Here are two things you can try:

Easiest First,
While booting tap the F12 key to force boot from cd-rom

Boot to bios and change boot order to cd-rom first
this can be done by tapping F1 while booting

Posted on May 13, 2009

  • Brittany Garner
    Brittany Garner May 13, 2009

    did you try force boot by F12


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Best to get an external CD/DVD-drive. But, just for interesting sake: did you try and clean the CD properly with a lint free cloth from the inside to the outside? There just may be a fatty spot on it. Also, try and run a cd cleaning cd in your drive first and see if it helps? Hope you could get this to work.

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