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I have a NP770Z7E-S01UB notebook. I can't get BIOS changes to stick so that I can boot from a CD.

Resetting the BIOS to boot from the DVD drive. Can't make the changes stick hence can't boot from CD.

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Hi
BIOS changes are usually saved using the F10 key or going to the EXIT menu and using SAVE & EXIT. This is detailed on page 99 of the User Guide which you can download from here:-
http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201408/20140828134026815/Win8_Manual_eng.pdf
If you use the Esc key to leave the BIOS, your changes will not e saved.
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You don't change the BIOS, this is the basic setup the computer needs, it only needs to know the interface is there in hardware, the drivers are in the control panel which recognises the CD drive.

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To change the boot order from the BIOS SETUP screen you need to tell it that the CD/DVD drive is the one you want to boot from FIRST. Then you need to save the results, how you do this depends on the BIOS, but usually it is F10, to save the results before you exit the BIOS screen.

It will only boot from a CD/DVD if recognises a valid operating system on the disc, otherwise it will carry on to the next device looking for an operating system, usually the hard drive.

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